Saturday workshops combine gallery experiences with art making in the studio. Guided by a teaching artist, participants explore works of art in the museum and then get the chance to create their own artworks using a wide variety of media and techniques, from traditional to digital.
Selected Saturdays, 11:00–4:00 $10 members, $12 nonmembers Registration required; please use the link below each program to register. Questions? Inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 14 Prints on Paper Learn the art of printmaking while looking at the museum's collection for inspiration. Create monochromatic and full-color prints with the guidance of a teaching artist in the studios. Register today!
February 11 Speak, Create, Repeat Chicago is well known for its rich history in spoken word. If you want a chance to showcase your poetry or to learn more about the art of spoken word, come out to this workshop and find inspiration in the galleries. We will include some creative art making along the way; no prior experience necessary. Registration opens January 1.
15 hours 29 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 16 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.