Mayor Richard and Maggie Daley School Studio Program
Want your students to have a hands-on art-making experience in the museum? Select one of the Mayor Richard and Maggie Daley School Studio Programs, which explore art making and materials through the museum's encyclopedic collection. During this two-hour experience, students will start with a one-hour docent-led tour in the galleries, then create original art work with a teaching artist in a studio space overlooking Millennium Park. Studio experiences can are booked through the Student Tour Application and can be found under the listing STUDIO: Art From Many Places Tour (grades 3-5) and STUDIO: Art across Cultures (grades 6-12).
Daley School Studio Programs are supported by the Woman’s Board of the Art Institute and JPMorgan Chase
Please visit the exhibitions page of the website to see what will be on view during the 2016-17 school year. School groups are welcome to visit exhibitions that do not require a special ticket. For more information on which exhibitions school groups can visit, please contact the School Programs office at (312) 443-3907 or email@example.com.
If you are interested in making a stop in an exhibition as part of a scheduled docent-led tour, please discuss this with your docent in advance of the tour. Please note that not all requests to visit special exhibitions on docent-led tours may be able to be granted.
1 day 18 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Abstract Experiments: Latin American Art on Paper after 1950
During the mid-20th century, Latin American artists were active in the evolving international discourse on modernity, at a time of industrial expansion and political transformation in South America.
Abstract Experiments provides an illuminating complement to Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium and reflects the Art Institute’s recent efforts to expand its holdings of Latin American painting, sculpture, and works on paper.
2 days 12 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
The Art Institute presents the first U.S. retrospective of this groundbreaking Brazilian artist. A relentless innovator always pushing the boundaries of art, Oiticica is arguably the most influential Latin American artist of the post–World War II period and is recognized for inspiring Tropicália, a powerful movement that influenced art across media in Brazil.
In addition to viewing his early works on paper, visitors are invited to take off their shoes and walk through immersive sand-filled installations, view Amazonian parrots, and try on wearable objects designed by the artist.
2 days 13 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Whitney will be taking over our Instagram for the next 24 hours. Follow along to see posts from Max and Julien’s visit to the museum.