Broaden your mind and your social circle. Join the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago, a group of young professional members ages 21–40. Engage with other art-loving Chicagoans both within and outside the museum walls, all while supporting exhibitions by contemporary, emerging artists from around the world. Evening Associates enjoy a full schedule of exciting programs and benefits.
Single $30 (benefits for one person)
Dual $50 (benefits for two people)
- Discounted tickets and early ticket access to Evening Associates programming, including late-night happenings
- Unique after-hours events supporting emerging, contemporary artists
- Invitations to special art-related events around the city
- Intimate museum tours highlighting new pieces and well-loved works in the collection
- Opportunities to network with other young art lovers in Chicago
ArtFeed: Tomma Abts
Sunday, November 4
Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
$30 Evening Associates, $35 members and students, $45 nonmembers
Enjoy an artful brunch hosted by the Evening Associates. Try the bloody mary and screwdriver bar while learning about London-based, German artist Tomma Abts' remarkably singular and rigorous approach to contemporary painting. Visit the exhibition following your meal. Attendees must be 21+.
Additional Evening Associates programs:
Select Friday Nights
A late-night event hosted by the Evening Associates in the Modern Wing featuring a special exhibition, live music, interactive performances, cocktails, bites, and more.
An artful brunch presenting an expert talk, gallery viewing, and a chance to connect with other art admirers.
Tours designed exclusively for Evening Associates members; explore works in the collection through uncommon themes.
A night spent exploring Chicago’s rich gallery scene and experiencing contemporary art from around the world.
An outdoor celebration of a featured summer exhibition, complete with live performances, art activations, and more.
Executive Communications Officer
Board of Directors
Caroline Gardner Donlin
Ricardo Canedo Mondragon
Brett Charles Taylor