Art Institute of Chicago to Make Major Financial, Architectural Announcements Combined with Free Public Celebration; Photo Available
WHAT: Art Institute of Chicago to Make Major Financial, Architectural Announcements Combined with Free Public Celebration
-- Design unveiling of Art Institute’s new building.
-- First public display of full range of models, drawings, plans.
-- Announcement of amount raised so far in Capital Campaign.
-- Announcement of largest single corporate contribution in museum’s history.
-- Public invited to performances by Redmoon Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass musicians, The Chicago Children’s Chorus, Goodman Theatre actor Roderick (Rick) Peeples.
-- Performances by Redmoon Theater, CSO Brass Musicians, Chicago Children’s Choir
-- Comments by Mayor Daley, Architect, Museum Officials
WHEN: Today (May 31), Beginning at 8:30 a.m. CDT in Art Institute’s North Garden
-- The Honorable Richard M. Daley, Mayor of Chicago
-- Museum officials John H. Bryan, chairman of the museum’s Board of Trustees; James Cuno, president; and Eloise W. Martin, director
-- Renzo Piano, architect of the Art Institute’s new north wing.
WHERE: In the Stanley McCormick Memorial Court (the Art Institute’s north garden, by the corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe St.)
-- Media vehicle parking available in bus lane on Monroe Dr., east of bridge over railroad tracks.
-- Media will need to be signed in at the Monroe Dock (125 E. Monroe) and be escorted into the north garden.
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