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Two young girls hug and look at Treasure Hunt guide book in the galleries of the Modern Wing. Two young girls hug and look at Treasure Hunt guide book in the galleries of the Modern Wing.

37th Annual Holiday Treasure Hunt and Tea Party

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  • $50 adults, $25 children
    $75 VIP adults, $45 VIP children
    Free for children under two

Journey through the galleries to find the mythical creatures of the Art Institute of Chicago on a one-of-a-kind exploration of art during this festive family program.

Learn about select works and enjoy an array of fun activities as you visit five stops within the museum’s galleries and the Ryan Learning Center. After this lively expedition, you’ll stop by the historic Stock Exchange Trading Room for a Tea Party featuring delicious refreshments, live entertainment, and a gift bag for each child.

Start Times
10:45, 12:00, or 1:30

VIP Suite
This upgrade includes reserved tea party seating, a deluxe hot chocolate bar, and a premium gift bag for each child.

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The Stephen W. and Susan M. Baird Foundation

Golden Angels

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Entertainment generously provided by

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Sherwood: The Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago

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In-kind Sponsors

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The Auxiliary Board is grateful for the following 2018-2019 Auxiliary Board Collaborators

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