“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist” opens to the public this Sunday!
“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist” opens to the public this Sunday

Art Institute show explores the art, craft and alchemy of Paul Gauguin

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Lorena Williams
Barbara Atwell
Dorothy Yeager
#TBT Visitors dine in McKinlock Court, 1950s.

Stop by McKinlock Court this summer for Thursday Night Jazz, 5:00–8:00, now through the end of July. And enjoy self-service dining from the Museum Café’s small plate menu.

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TBT Visitors dine in McKinlock Court 1950s
Allison Jumic
Barry Berg
Nancy Mero Hanson
Explore the radical achievements of an artist who defies definition.

“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”—June 25 through September 10

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Happy Summer Solstice! We hope these Art Institute works bring a ray of sunshine to your day.
Happy Summer Solstice We hope these Art Institute works bring a ray
Anthony Mihelich
Tomorrow! See the world premiere of "EarthSeed," a new work by flutist Nicole Mitchell and vocalist Lisa E. Harris.

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Tomorrow See the world premiere of EarthSeed a new work by flutist
JUNE 30—Night Heist 2017

Join us for the event of the year for art-loving Chicagoans, featuring live music, a prize raffle, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary cocktails, and more!

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This event is 21+. All proceeds support the mission of The Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago: to support exhibitions at the Art Institute devoted to today's emerging...
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JUNE 30Night Heist 2017 Join us for the event of the year
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Frank Velasco
OPENING SUNDAY—“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”

Curator Gloria Groom describes the radical achievements of an artist who defies definition.

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Beatrice Muchman
Melinda Robinson
Patricia Pietrzyk Gbur
NOW ON VIEW—“The Photographer's Curator: Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of Chicago”

“The Photographer's Curator" brings together nearly 200 photographs from the Art Institute's permanent collection, tracking notable acquisitions between 1959 and 1970.

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NOW ON VIEWThe Photographers Curator Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of
Candace Barry
Corinne Rose
Sarah Means
Headed by award-winning chef Tony Mantuano, Terzo Piano features local, organic, and sustainable foods with a world-class view of the city. #FoodMW #MuseumWeek

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Headed by awardwinning chef Tony Mantuano Terzo Piano features local organic and
Alice Owen Martin
THURSDAY—Exuberus Teen Night

Join us for this FREE annual night for teens! The evening includes teen-led art tours, an art exchange, Snapchat scavenger hunt, late-night bites, a photo booth, and an after-hours dance party with DJ Rae Chardonnay.

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THURSDAYExuberus Teen Night Join us for this FREE annual night for teens
These panels by Italian painter Matteo di Giovanni honor Saint Jerome as both a holy hermit and a learned father of the Church.

Even after he retreated to the wilderness, Jerome took pleasure in reading the literature of pagan Rome. The first scene depicts a dream that he is called before a heavenly judge for choosing pagan authors over the Bible. In the second scene, Saint Augustine is...
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These panels by Italian painter Matteo di Giovanni honor Saint Jerome as
Martina Nelson
COMING SOON—“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”

His career spanned the globe. His works defy definition.

Opening June 25—[ Bit.ly Link ]
Paula Costello
Molly Jones
Alyssa Trivett
#TBT 1968: Shriners parade past the Art Institute in a procession the Chicago Tribune called "a glory of color and sound,” with up to 300,000 people in attendance. By all accounts, it was a fine state of a fez.
TBT 1968 Shriners parade past the Art Institute in a procession the
Joe Lugara
Kevin Smith
Pat Hansen
CLOSING SOON—“Design Episodes: Form, Style, Language”

Explore highlights from the Art Institute’s collection in three provocative vignettes: the modern chair, the emergence of postmodern design, and contemporary identity systems in graphic design.

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CLOSING SOON—“Design Episodes: Form Style Language”
Wesley Gryziak
Mike Romero
Kgail Kettering
COMING SOON—“Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist"

Paul Gauguin was an artist whose career spanned the globe and whose works defy definition. This exhibition is the first to examine his radical achievements not only as a painter but also as a sculptor, ceramist, printmaker, and decorator.

Opening June 25—[ Bit.ly Link ]
Dan Miller
Joanna J Tez
Lysander Belkin
是时候探索、制定及参与艺术博物馆的暑期学习活动了! JourneyMaker 将数字化 与互动性结合,在业内屡获殊荣。和它一起探索博物馆,打造适合家庭的博物馆之 旅。

在博物馆或登录 [ Bit.ly Link ] 都可以开启您的JourneyMaker旅程。

现提供英语、西班牙语及中文版本
14 岁以下的儿童可免费入馆
是时候探索制定及参与艺术博物馆的暑期学习活动了 JourneyMaker 将数字化 与互动性结合在业内屡获殊荣和它一起探索博物馆打造适合家庭的博物馆之 旅
Harrison Moy
Es momento de descubrir, crear y jugar con las actividades de aprendizaje de verano en el Instituto de Arte. Disfrute una aventura con JourneyMaker, un sistema digital interactivo que le permite crear una visita al museo para toda la familia.

Comience su viaje en el museo o en línea en [ Bit.ly Link ]

Ahora disponible en inglés, español y mandarín.
Entrada gratis al museo para los niños...
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Es momento de descubrir crear y jugar con las actividades de aprendizaje
Josefina Rubio Frasz
Luis Espinosa
Jacinda Urena
It’s time to discover, make, and play with summer learning activities at the Art Institute. Take a museum adventure with JourneyMaker, an award-winning digital interactive that empowers you to create a family-friendly museum tour.

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Now available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.
Free entrance to the museum for children under the age...
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Its time to discover make and play with summer learning activities at
Robbin Wondrasek
Nancy Davidson
Sy Guzman
“Oil Sketch for 'La Grande Jatte’” is one of 24 smaller painted studies Georges Seurat made while conceiving his celebrated masterpiece, “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte.”

Although at first glance, the panel seems close to the larger canvas, its 20 or more figures have little to do with the final composition. The trio at right, for example, with the elderly seated figure, was completely...
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Oil Sketch for La Grande Jatte is one of 24 smaller painted
Amber Higdon Lobaugh
Kathi Collins
Todd Bothel
Father’s Day is coming up! Get inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright with an assortment of ties based on the architect’s designs. Enjoy 25% off all regular priced ties through June 18 at the Museum Shop online.

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Fathers Day is coming up Get inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright with