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Art Walk

Join the Evening Associates Board of Directors at Art Walk and explore local galleries open late just for you. Take a unique tour through a local neighborhood and experience a wide variety of art on view.

Proceeds from Art Walk support the Evening Associates’ mission to fund exhibitions at the Art Institute devoted to today's emerging artists. Attendees must be 21+, and valid ID is required.

What to Expect

  • A range of art from a dozen local galleries
  • Light refreshments
  • Continued conversation at a nearby after-party

Tickets go on sale a month before the event. Evening Associates receive discounted pricing.

  • $15 Evening Associates
  • $25 members and students
  • $35 nonmembers


Join your fellow Evening Associates on tours through the museum’s collection, and continue the conversation with a stop in one of the museum’s restaurants. Tours are held throughout the year on Thursday evenings, 6:00–7:00. (For guests 21+)

What to Expect

  • An expert guide through the galleries 
  • Unique tours, highlighting new pieces and well-loved works in the collection 
  • Conversation and camaraderie with your fellow members

Tickets go on sale a few weeks before each event. Join Evening Associates and be the first to learn when tickets go on sale.

  • $10 Evening Associates members only


Get inspired while you brunch and spark interesting conversation with your fellow Evening Associates. ArtFeed allows you to explore a unique exhibition from multiple points of view and a live chat streaming on social media. Past events have featured The New Contemporary, Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem, and Degas: At the Track, On the Stage. ArtFeed is held seasonally on Sunday mornings, 11:00–1:00. (Guests must be 21+)

What to Expect

  • Creatively composed meal and breakfast cocktails
  • Exhibition talk from a museum expert
  • Gallery viewing


  • $30 Evening Associates
  • $35 members and students
  • $45 nonmembers