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The Studio Party

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Special Event


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  • 8:00–Midnight

The new fundraising event hosted by the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago brings together artists, Art Institute of Chicago supporters, and curators for an evening of Pop Art reverie. Inspired by the exhibition Andy Warhol— From A to B and Back Again, the evening allows guests to mingle through immersive art experiences, enjoy custom cocktails by star-bartender Annie Beebe-Tron, and witness a multitude of site-specific performances Hand activation experiences from ESP Presents.

Event co-chairs: Shay Bahramirad, Joe Duffy, Bridget Jordan Levy, Tommy Miller, and Erin White

The Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago is thrilled to be the lead affiliate sponsor of Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary Board Endowment Fund in support of the exhibition initiatives of the Art Institute of Chicago. All tickets are nonrefundable.

Attendees must be 21+.

The Studio Party is inspired by the factory. Come as you are, but feel free to express your version of the Factory chic—unconventional, aesthetic and inspired!

Lobby | The entry of Lacuna Lofts is an opportunity to pose for the perfect ‘gram and learn how to pull a pop art screen-print from the artists of the Sputnik Press Collective.

Reverie Gallery | Serves as the heart of the party and where its possible to get lost in clouds of silver.

Reservations opened August 6—Andy Warhol’s birthday! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago at or (312) 443-3674.

Founded in 1973, the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago is the oldest and most recognized charitable board of its kind in the nation. Through all its events and activities, the Auxiliary Board works to support the Art Institute with meaningful contributions, identifies and cultivates future museum leaders, and strives to engage Chicago’s many distinct business and philanthropic communities. Learn more about the Auxiliary Board.



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