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.
15 hours 28 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams
Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting,” reenacting what he calls “deleted scenes” from South African history through a masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling. See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams—on view through January 16.
20 hours 14 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—A new photography rotation showcases groundbreaking Contemporary works from artists like John Baldessari, Sally Mann, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, among others—on view in Gallery 10 through January 2.
Image: Richard Misrach. Untitled #696–05, from series On the Beach, 2005. Gift of the artist.
1 day 16 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Toulouse-Lautrec’s work increased the visibility of lesbians in 19th-century Paris, portraying them in a sympathetic light when prevailing perceptions were anything but favorable.