Lifelong Learning at the Art Institute of Chicago offers a variety of entertaining and educational opportunities for older adults throughout the year, from short slideshow presentations at your local senior center to weeklong immersive explorations of the museum.
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Art Insights brings slide talks to senior centers, senior groups, senior residences, and nursing homes. This free program provides a historical and enlightening experience for Chicago-area seniors unable to visit the Art Institute.
Art in the Moment engages participants in creative dialogue and a positive experience through discussing and creating art. This new program invites individuals with dementia and their care partners or family members to the Art Institute for discussions in the museum galleries and art-making projects in a studio setting.
The Art Institute of Chicago hosts one of the longest-running and most popular Road Scholar programs, offering educational adventures of the Art Institute's collection, exhibitions, and museum practices. Whether you're an out-of-town visitor or a Chicagoland resident, the Road Scholar at the Art Institute is the perfect discovery for art lovers!
Senior Celebrations, a free daylong festival at the Art Institute, is held annually in September. The day includes presentations, short talks in the galleries, a drop-in sketch class, music, and art demonstrations. Generously funded by the Hulda B. and Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation, Senior Celebrations is designed to acquaint and reacquaint seniors with the Art Institute’s collection. Make your reservations today!
As part of its commitment to accessibility for all audiences, the Art Institute is pleased to provide American Sign Language interpretation for visitors with hearing impairments and complimentary guided tours for visitors with visual impairments. To learn more, visit the museum's Accessibility page.
Museum Education offers multiple opportunities for students or adults to become involved with Lifelong Learning at the Art Institute of Chicago. One way to do this is to volunteer. Read more about these and other volunteer opportunities.
1 day 1 hour ago The Art Institute of Chicago Now on view—The Yoshida Family: Three Generations of Japanese Print Artists presents the work of the prolific Yoshida family, all of whom have been integral in major 20th-century Japanese print movements.
1 day 20 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—[insert YOU here] showcases teen art curated by our Art Institute Teen Council members. Now on view in the Ryan Education Center.
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