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Art Institute of Chicago

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111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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September 2017

Hugh Brodkey’s Tour of the Armor Department at the Art Institute

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Village members only. Please call the Village office at 773.248.8700 to register by September 25. Art Institute Members & individuals accompanied by Art Institute Members (1 per member) - free. Non-members of the Art Institute - senior admission is $14. Payment should be made directly to the AIC. Enjoy a guided tour to include a description of the history and aesthetics of the newly refurbished armor collection on display at the Art Institute of Chicago. Village member and volunteer Hugh Brodkey…

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January 2019

Hugh Brodkey’s Tour of Newly Refurbished Armor Exhibit at Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Free

Members & Guests—free. Registration deadline: January 15. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Please note: entry to the museum is free on this date, but registration is required as the size of our tour will be limited. Member Hugh Brodkey leads a tour of the newly designed armor collection on display at the Art Institute of Chicago, including descriptions of their history and aesthetics. Self-hosted lunch in the museum café to follow tour.

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November 2019

Hidden Gems – Uncovering The True Gems from the American Gallery of AIC

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Uncovering the Hidden Gems from the American Gallery. Members Only- $24, includes AIC entrance. To register, call the Village Office at 773.248.8700. Join a private tour with Joe Cunniff, instructor for AIC Continuing Studies and at DePaul University, for a most informative and entertaining look at well- known paintings Nighthawks by Edward Hopper and, not so well known, Nightlife by Archibald J. Motley, and others as we explore these true gems in the AIC American Gallery.

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January 2020

Hugh Brodkey’s Tour of the Armor Exhibit

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Free

Members & guests—free for AIC members. Please scroll down to register or call the Village office. Village member Hugh Brodkey leads a tour of the armor collection on display at the Art Institute of Chicago, including descriptions of their history and aesthetics. Self-hosted lunch to follow. A note on accessibility: this tour will be in a gallery on the second floor of the museum, which is accessible via elevator upon request. The tour will require walking / standing for the…

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March 2020

Uncovering Fabulous Gems at the Art Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Members & guests—$15 for AIC* members. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join a private tour uncovering fabulous gems and discussing paintings in the Old Masters, Impressionists, American, and Modern wings with Joe Cunniff, an instructor for SAIC Continuing Studies and at DePaul University, for a most informative and entertaining look at fantastic paintings. Joe also will take requests if interested in certain piece of artwork or era. *Program fee covers the cost of…

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October 2020

A Stroll Through History: Architecture Loop Tour

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Free

Members & guests–free. Registration for this event is now closed. Join the Near North Circle and Member Frank Chale, a docent for Chicago Architecture Foundation, on a captivating two-hour walking tour of the Chicago Loop, home to some of the world’s earliest skyscrapers. Get an up-close look at these 19th Century marvels, learn about innovations used to build them and discover how they transformed Chicago into a center of skyscraper design and engineering.

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April 2021

National Walking Day Stroll Through History – WAIT LIST

Wednesday, April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Free

Members only–free. This event is now FULL. To be added to the wait list, please scroll down. Are you curious about the iconic Mid-Century Modern architecture? What better place to celebrate National Walking Day than a (social-distance) walking tour of downtown Chicago exploring the works of its famous modern architects, such as Mies van der Rohe, Bertrand Goldberg and SOM, and the city that was ready and willing to accept them. Join member Frank Chale, a former Chicago Architecture Foundation…

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May 2021

Walking Tour: A Stroll Through History (Encore Event)

Wednesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Members only–free. Registration required. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before this event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details. Due to popular demand, this is a repeat of an event originally offered on April 7. Are you curious about iconic Mid-Century Modern architecture? What better place to celebrate National Walking Day than a (social-distance) walking tour of downtown Chicago exploring the works of its famous modern architects, such as Mies van der Rohe,…

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