Garden Party featuring "John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age"

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Garden Party is SOLD OUT. Don’t want to miss this event? Call Member Services at 312-499-4111 to join Evening Associates and get access to one of the last $50 tickets to the event―held just for new members.*

>Experience an evening inspired by the highly anticipated summer exhibition John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age, which explores the many connections between the artist, his creative circle, and Chicago.DANCE to live performances by Iris Temple and DJ King Marie.SIP themed cocktails from Chicago's top mixologists at the open bar.**TASTE complimentary appetizers.WIN a pair of Lollapalooza VIP tickets.***PARTY into the night at the official after-party, Dear Carmencita, the Chicago Athletic Association's pop-up featuring Gilded Age-inspired cocktails by mixologist Paul McGee and music by Aux Cord DJs.

Attendees must be 21+. Only Evening Associates members attending the event have the chance to win Lollapalooza VIP tickets. Not an Evening Associates member yet? Join today.

Event co-chairs: Patty Bloom and Patrick Welby. Follow the Evening Associates on Facebook for the latest news and other events. @ArtInstitueEA #GardenPartyChi

Proceeds benefit the museum and your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law. All tickets are nonrefundable. Persons with disabilities who would like to request an accessibility accommodation for an Art Institute program are encouraged to send an e-mail to or call (312) 499-4111 as far in advance as possible.

*New members must call and join through Member Services to receive access to tickets.

**Limited to four per person in accordance with Illinois law

**Evening Associates members, new or current, who purchase Evening Associates tickets to the Garden Party will be automatically entered to win two Lollapalooza VIP tickets. Must be in attendance to win. See the official drawing rules for more information.


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