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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
59 min 47 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SUNDAY—Rodney McMillian: a great society
Grappling with the complexities of class, race, and place in America, Rodney McMillian employs elements of performance, public speaking, oral history—and his interest in the science fiction genre—to expose the social and psychological consequences of economic inequality and endemic racism. While his work engages the often stark realities of history and contemporary culture, it is motivated by the potential for alternative realities and future transformation.
1 day 3 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago “One day, I had a dream… there were three black boots in the middle of the road, with very high houses."
These are the words of Tarsila do Amaral, one of the leaders behind Anthropophagy, a national art movement that arose in 1920s Brazil with the goal of “cannibalizing” aspects of European modern art in order to make a new, more distinctly indigenous style. #5WomenArtists
Explore Tarsila’s work in depth when Tarsila do Amaral: Reinventing Modern Art in Brazil opens at the Art Institute this October.
Image: Tarsila do Amaral. City (The Street), 1929. Collection of Bolsa de Arte.