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The Art Institute of Chicago

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111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
(312) 443-3600 http://www.artic.edu

January 2019

King Day Festival Long Journey into Freedom

January 21, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Free

All ages Drop in  Find your way through the past and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this special day. Visit the exhibition «Night Coming Tenderly, Black» featuring photographs by Chicago artist Dawoud Bey. Take a journey through the museum and explore the idea of freedom through creative art making and collaborative activities with artists, musicians, poets, and families from across Chicago.

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January 2020

King Day Festival: Tomorrow Is Today

January 20, 2020, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and create a vision for the future guided by artists and activists at work today. Chicago-based sound and visual artist Damon Locks presents a music performance with his Black Monument Ensemble. Move Me Soul dancers present a movement workshop, and young artists from the award-winning Rebirth/Reborn Poetry Ensemble share powerful spoken word pieces. Families can add their own messages of hope for the future to silkscreened postcards from multidisciplinary…

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March 2020

Family Drop–In Drawing

March 7, 2020, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 19, 2020

The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Join us for relaxed, family-friendly sketching in the galleries. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Supplies are provided and all skill levels are welcome. For more information about family programs, please call (312) 857-7161 or email familyprograms@artic.edu. For upcoming family programs, please visit the family programs calendar.

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July 2021

Virtual Family Workshop: Art of the Portrait

July 24, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Free

Must register in advance. This virtual event will be hosted on Zoom.

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January 2022

Free Day at The Art Institute of Chicago

January 3, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 17, 2022

The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Free

Admission will be free for Illinois residents on weekdays (Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays) November 29–December 17, 2021, and January 3–March 17, 2022. To receive free admission tickets, Illinois residents must reserve them online in advance. Resident status will be verified using the zip code associated with the billing address provided.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Museum Free Days.

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