Friday, November 16, 2007

The Art Institute of Chicago

A new textile exhibit!!! All this from the Web Site:










The E. M. Bakwin Collection of Indonesian Textiles
December 1, 2007–March 2, 2008
Galleries 108–109

"Overview: Featuring nearly 50 works—including exquisite examples of the batik and ikat techniques—this exhibition explores a magnificent collection that entered the Art Institute in late 2002, introducing viewers to the rich variety of Indonesian textile traditions and investigating the sources, motifs, and uses of one of Asia’s most spectacular art forms."
WEB SITE HERE w/more information.


Museum Hours

Monday–Wednesday, Friday, 10:30–5:00
Thursday, 10:30-8:00
(Target Free Thursdays 5:00-8:00)
Saturday–Sunday, 10:00–5:00

The museum is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.

admission Fees

Adults: $12
Children, Students, and Seniors (65 and up): $7
Children under 12 are free. Members are always free. Become a member now!

Target Free Thursdays
Thursday evenings from 5:00-8:00 are free.

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Thx for the e-mails and comments. I've been busy stitching a gift -- I'm done with the cross stitch and moving on to the finishing. More posts soon.

2 comments:

Susan said...

Thanks for the PSA! I haven't been to the Art Institute for years, even though I live less than a mile away, just off Adams...

Cathy B said...

Busy, busy! I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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