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2017 Midwest Region Meeting

The Art Institute of Chicago Tour

Two majestic bronze lions greet you at the door of the Art Institute of Chicago in the heart of Chicago's Loop.

Home to renowned masterpieces — in addition to the third largest collection of art in the country and new groundbreaking exhibits each year — you'll find yourself steeped in art history and education with an event calendar filled with hundreds of insightful gallery talks, films, lectures, and performances.

Our tour will include presentations by Gloria Groom, Chair of European Painting and Sculpture, David and Mary Winton Green Curator, Interim Chair of European Decorative Arts and Helen Townsend, Vice President of Museum Finance.

12:45 pm

Check in and transportation from the Palmer House Hilton to the Art Institute of Chicago

1:30 pm -3:30 pm

Education presentation with Q&A

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Tour of the Art Institute of Chicago

4:30 pm Return

Return transportation to the Palmer House Hilton


Date:  October 26, 2017
Time: 12:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Fee: $50
Tour limit 40

Field of Study:  Accounting
Credit Hours: 2.4 CH
Learning Objective: Understand the objectives and processes of budgeting and organizing an art exhibit. In a meeting with accounting personnel, participants should be able to learn of significant accounting issues in relation to mounting an art exhibition.
Program Level:  Basic
Method of Delivery:  Group-Live
Intended Audience: Conference Participants (academic and practitioner)
Prerequisites:  None
Advanced Preparation Required: None

Photo Credit: Choose Chicago

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