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					Fall / win ter 2011

Bus Tours and
Domestic Travel
TRIPS AT A GLANCE
BUS TOURS
VINES AND WINES                          MIESIAN MASTERPIECES:                     TRACING ThE PATh
IN NoRThERN ILLINoIS                     ThE fARNSWoRTh AND                        of ThE GREAT
Thursday, September 8                    MCCoRMICk houSES                          ChICAGo fIRE
Friday, September 9                      Thursday, September 22                    Thursday, November 3
                                         Friday, September 23                      Friday, November 4
ThE ART AND ARTISTS
of hARBoR CouNTRy,                       ENCoRE! INSIDE The                        ChICAGo ARChITECTS
MIChIGAN                                 Devil in The WhiTe CiTy                   GoING GREEN
Wednesday, September 14                  Thursday, October 6                       Tuesday, November 8
Saturday, September 17                   Friday, October 7                         Thursday, November 10

ETERNITy IN ChICAGo                      CELEBRATING ChICAGo                       GLoRIouS STAINED
Thursday, September 15                   ARTISTS MoNTh                             GLASS IN ChICAGo
Friday, September 16                     Tuesday, October 11                       Thursday, December 1
                                         Thursday, October 13                      Wednesday, December 7
                                                                                   Wednesday, December 14
                                         CIVIL WAR ChICAGo
                                         Tuesday, October 18
                                         Thursday, October 20

DOMESTIC TRAVEL
BoISE AND SuN VALLEy:                    fALLINGWATER IN                           A MIChIGAN
ART, ARTISTS, AND                        ThE fALL: WRIGhT,                         ExPEDITIoN:
CuLTuRE IN IDAho                         WARhoL, AND                               DETRoIT, MARShALL,
Wednesday, September 7–                  ThE PLEASuRES                             CRANBRook, AND
Sunday, September 11                     of PITTSBuRGh                             ANN ARBoR
                                         Tuesday, October 11–                      Wednesday, November 16–
                                         Saturday, October 15                      Saturday, November 19



To REGISTER foR ThESE TouRS oR To RECEIVE INfoRMATIoN
oN ouR INTERNATIoNAL TRAVEL PRoGRAMS, CALL ( 312) 443-3114
oR ( 312) 443-3115, oR VISIT WWW. ARTIC.EDu/TRAVEL .

RESERVATIoNS
Reservations are required for all programs and may not be transferred to other programs. Accepted forms of payment
are Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. Upon registration, each participant will be provided with an Art Institute
Waiver and Release form that must be signed and returned to the Member Travel department prior to program de-
parture. All bus tours begin and end at the Art Institute. There will be no discounts or price revisions for participants
meeting the tours or departing from the tours at other locations, nor refunds for participants who miss scheduled mo-
tor coach departure times from the Art Institute. All programs may involve considerable walking during sightseeing
excursions as well as to and from authorized motor coach parking areas. Many visits also require standing for long
periods of time, and all sites may not be handicapped accessible. If you have questions or concerns about your ability
to fully participate in a tour, please phone the Member Travel department at (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115 prior
to registering. Portions of many programs also include outdoor walking tours, so be sure to dress for the weather and
wear comfortable walking shoes. The Art Institute cannot be held liable for changes in scheduling.

CANCELLATIoNS
Cancellations must be in writing. A 50% refund will be made for bus tour cancellations submitted in writing via
mail The Art Institute of Chicago, Member Travel Department, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603-6404,
e-mail memberprograms@artic.edu, or fax (312) 443-3148 to the Member Travel department at least 10 days prior
to tour date. There are no refunds within the 10 days before each tour, for no-shows, or after tour is completed. For
domestic travel program cancellations, please refer to each program’s cancellation policy.

United Airlines is the official airline of the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago.
                                                                                      B U S TO U RS


VINES AND WINES
IN NoRThERN ILLINoIS
thursday, september 8 or
Friday, september 9

Join B ARB ARA GEIGER for a behind-the-scenes look
at northern Illinois’ exciting new wine industry. Spend         Acquaviva Winery. Photo by Carrie
                                                                Ostrenko.
the morning at the University of Illinois’ Horticulture
Research Center in St. Charles for a tour of their vineyards    B U S D E pA R T S :
and crops. A 100-acre test plot at the intersection of urban,   Columbus Drive Entrance
suburban, and rural landscapes, the center’s mission is to      at 8:30 a.m.
revitalize research, education, and outreach in horticulture,   TO U R C O n C L U D E S :
natural resources, and environmental science for the            Columbus Drive Entrance
greater Chicago area. Have lunch at Acquaviva Winery            at 4:30 p.m.
in Maple Park, a traditional agricultural community,            M E M B E R C O S T: $125
followed by a tasting of six Acquaviva wines and a tour of
the wine-making facility.

ThE ART AND ARTISTS of
hARBoR CouNTRy, MIChIGAN
wednesday, september 14 or
saturday, september 17

Escape Chicago with JoAN ARE NBE RG to explore
the grassroots, home-grown cultural scenes of Harbor            Linda Hoffhines. Morning, at the Concrete
                                                                Garden. Photo by and courtesy of the artist.
Country, Michigan. In Union Pier, view the works of
artists Floyd Gompf, in his studio, and Linda Hoffhines,        B U S D E pA R T S :
in her concrete garden. In Sawyer, see Fritz Olsen’s            Columbus Drive Entrance
works of stone, bronze, and steel in his studio and             at 8:30 a.m.
garden. Continue to Three Oaks for lunch at Elm Street          TO U R C O n C L U D E S :
Bistro, stops at Acorn Theater and Trilogy Antiques             Columbus Drive Entrance
and Design, and a visit to a Stanley-Tigerman-designed          at 6:30 p.m.
home that was featured in Architectural Digest.                 M E M B E R C O S T: $110




ETERNITy IN ChICAGo
thursday, september 15 or
Friday, september 16

B A R B ARA GEIGER, author of the recently published
Low-Key Genius: The Life and Work of Landscape-
Gardener O.C. Simonds, leads this tour of Chicago-              Daniel Chester French and Henry Bacon.
area cemeteries designed in part by Simonds. Begin with         Memory (Marshall Field Tomb), 1906.
                                                                Photo by Barbara Geiger.
a walk through Graceland Cemetery, one of the city’s
premier burial grounds. Continue to Highwood for                B U S D E pA R T S :
lunch at Miramar Bistro, then visit Lake Forest Cemetery        Columbus Drive Entrance
and tour the town of Fort Sheridan, designed by Simonds         at 9:00 a.m.
circa 1888.                                                     TO U R C O n C L U D E S :
                                                                Columbus Drive Entrance
                                                                at 4:00 p.m.
                                                                M E M B E R C O S T: $90
B US TO URS


MIESIAN MASTERPIECES:
ThE fARNSWoRTh AND
MCCoRMICk houSES
thursday, september 22 or
Friday, september 23
                                                               Farnsworth House, 1951. Ludwig Mies
Join V I N C E M IC hAEL in exploring two of Mies van der      van der Rohe, architect. Photo by Jon
Rohe’s most intriguing buildings: the incomparable steel-      Miller of Hedrich Blessing Photographers,
                                                               courtesy of Landmarks Illinois.
and-glass Farnsworth House (1951) in Plano and, after
lunch at Francesca’s Amici in Elmhurst, the Robert H.          B U S D E pA R T S :
McCormick residence (1952), now located in Wilder Park         Columbus Drive Entrance
as part of the collection of the Elmhurst Art Museum.          at 8:45 a.m.
The landscaping here was planned by Mies’ IIT colleague        BUS RETURnS:
Alfred Caldwell and planted by his students.                   Columbus Drive Entrance
                                                               at 4:30 p.m.
                                                               M E M B E R C O S T: $110


ENCoRE! INSIDE The Devil
in The WhiTe CiTy
thursday, october 6 or
Friday, october 7

walk in the footsteps of the heroes and villain of The Devil
in the White City, Erik Larson’s best-selling story of good    Daniel Chester French. Statue of the
                                                               Republic, 1918. Photo by Barbara Geiger.
and evil at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, with
B A R B ARA GEIGER . Explore the fair stories of Daniel        B U S D E pA R T S :
Burnham, Frederick Law Olmsted, and H.H. Holmes as             Columbus Drive Entrance
you walk the exposition grounds—present-day Jackson            at 9:00 a.m.
Park—and drive past other remarkable points of interest.       BUS RETURnS:
Lunch is included at Cedars Mediterranean Kitchen in           Columbus Drive Entrance
Hyde Park.                                                     at 3:30 p.m.
                                                               M E M B E R C O S T: $95




to register, call (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115, or visit www.artic.edu/travel.
                                                                                    B U S TO U RS


CELEBRATING ChICAGo
ARTISTS MoNTh
tuesday, october 11 or
thursday, october 13

celebrate Chicago Artists Month by joining JoAN
A RE N B ERG in meeting artists across the city. Visit the     Tiffany Holmes. solarCircus, 2010.
                                                               Custom electronics and hacked solar
studios of Ben Stone, who creates sculptural objects that      toys. Courtesy of the artist.
prompt us to examine our society and the ways in which we
deal with others; Mike Andrews, whose fiber arts morph         B U S D E pA R T S :
into strange, pop-like sculptures through the additions of     Columbus Drive Entrance
ceramics, plastics, foam, metal, and glass; Maria Gaspar,      at 9:00 a.m.
whose public art works focus on the tenuousness of self-       TO U R C O n C L U D E S :
preservation and its complexities; and Tiffany Holmes,         Columbus Drive Entrance
who blurs the boundaries of art and technology to study        at 4:15 p.m.
environmental issues. Lunch is included at Simone’s            M E M B E R C O S T: $90
in Pilsen.


CIVIL WAR ChICAGo
tuesday, october 18 or
thursday, october 20

B I L L h IN C h L If f honors the 150th anniversary of
the beginning of the Civil War with a tour exploring
Chicago’s role in the conflict. Stop at the Stephen A.         Confederate Mound, 1895, Oak Woods
Douglas Tomb; explore the area once occupied by                Cemetery. Photo by Bill Hinchliff.
Camp Douglas; see the Confederate Mound at Oak                 B U S D E pA R T S :
Woods Cemetery and the Grand Army of the Republic              Columbus Drive Entrance
Memorial at the Chicago Cultural Center; and view Civil        at 9:00 a.m.
War artifacts at Harold Washington Library. After lunch        BUS RETURnS:
at Phoenix, visit St. James Cathedral, which Abraham           Columbus Drive Entrance
Lincoln visited in November 1860, and see St. Gaudens’         at 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln statue and the Ulysses S. Grant statue.                M E M B E R C O S T: $90


TRACING ThE PATh of
ThE GREAT ChICAGo fIRE
thursday, november 3 or
Friday, november 4

T race the path of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 with
V I N C E M IC hAEL . Beginning at the site of Mrs.            Egon Weiner’s Pillar of Fire, 1961,
                                                               outside the Chicago Fire Academy.
O’Leary’s barn, hear accounts and descriptions of the fire     Photo by Vince Michael.
as it burned over three days, destroying a swath of the city
and leading to its rebuilding, and see the buildings and       B U S D E pA R T S :
homes that survived, in whole or in part. After lunch at       Columbus Drive Entrance
Petterino’s, view the temporary exhibit Then and Now:          at 9:00 a.m.
A Story by Lee Bey at City Gallery in the Historic Water       BUS RETURnS:
Tower (one of the fire’s famous survivors).                    Columbus Drive Entrance
                                                               at 4:00 p.m.
                                                               M E M B E R C O S T: $90
B US TO URS


ChICAGo ARChITECTS
GoING GREEN
tuesday, november 8 or
thursday, november 10

J oin  JoAN A REN B ERG in discovering Chicago
architectural firms that specialize in energy-efficient          Culver House. Dirk Denison Architects.
                                                                 Rendering by .wAS.
and environmentally-friendly design. At Dirk Denison
Architects, learn about Culver House, recipient of the           B U S D E pA R T S :
2010 AIA Chicago Unbuilt Design Award, acknowledging             Columbus Drive Entrance
sustainable design and green technology, and view                at 9:00 a.m.
Denison’s art collection. Jeffrey Sommers introduces             BUS RETURnS:
Square Root Architecture + Design, pioneers in ecological        Columbus Drive Entrance
and economical prefabricated houses. After lunch in              at 4:00 p.m.
the new Green Exchange Building, see two adjacent                M E M B E R C O S T: $90
Bucktown homes by Julie Fisher and Rachel Crowl of fc
STUDIO inc., and visit the home of 2 Point Perspective
principals Lisa and Ron Elkins, featuring eco-friendly
furniture of their own design as well as other recycled
building materials.


GLoRIouS STAINED
GLASS IN ChICAGo
thursday, december 1 or
wednesday, december 7 or
wednesday, december 14

BI L L h IN C h L If f leads this tour of important examples     Resurrection Window at St. Alphonsus
                                                                 Church, by the FX Zettler Company.
of stained glass in Chicago houses of worship, illuminating
the remarkable variety of glass to be found in the city. Visit   B U S D E pA R T S :
the Queen of All Saints Basilica (1960), whose windows           Columbus Drive Entrance
combine modern and medieval features; Burnham and                at 9:00 a.m.
Root’s Lakeview Presbyterian Church (1888), featuring            BUS RETURnS:
Victorian-style windows; and St. Alphonsus Catholic              Columbus Drive Entrance
Church (1897), with windows in the German pictorial              at 4:00 p.m.
style. After lunch at Ann Sather, see examples of the            M E M B E R C O S T: $95
American Opalescent style at St. John Berchmans (1907)
and the stunning group of faceted-glass windows at Dan
Memorial Ryan Chapel (1963) of St. Joseph Hospital.




to register, call (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115, or visit www.artic.edu/travel.
                                                                           DOMES TIC TRAVEL




Private home in Boise. Photo by Hummel Architects.



BoISE AND SuN VALLEy: ART, ARTISTS,
AND CuLTuRE IN IDAho
wednesday, september 7—sunday, september 11

Art consultant D EN A RIG By leads this exploration of the multi-faceted art communities
in Boise and Sun Valley, featuring Idaho’s top private collections, galleries, artists’ studios,
performing arts, and museums.


WEDnESDAy, SEpTEMBER 7                               ThURSDAy, SEpTEMBER 8
Arrive independently in Boise in the early           In the morning, visit Studio 518, home to
afternoon, and transfer by motor coach               artists Geoffrey Krueger, Karen Woods, and
to a private collection of contemporary              Gina Phillips. Continue to the Boise Art
art in various media, focusing on artists            Museum, where you will meet executive
who have come to the United States from              director Melanie Fales and tour permanent
other countries and cultures. Then visit             collection highlights. After lunch at Fork,
the home of contemporary artists Cheryl              visit the home studios of artists Charles Gill
Shurtleff and Richard Young, enjoying                and Liz Wolf. In the evening, visit Stewart
wine and refreshments before continuing              Gallery, where you will meet artists Randy
to boutique Hotel 43 in the heart                    van Dyke and Christel Dillbohner, and attend
of downtown. Gather for an evening                   a performance of The 39 Steps at the Idaho
dinner in the hotel’s award-winning                  Shakespeare Festival, enjoying gourmet
Chandlers Steakhouse.                                boxed meals in the outdoor amphitheater.
D OME S T IC T RAVE L


FRIDAy, SEpTEMBER 9                                        SATURDAy, SEpTEMBER 10
After checking out of the hotel, visit an                  Visit several galleries in Ketchum, including
emerging print artist’s studio; then attend                Gail Severn Gallery, the Friesen Gallery,
Art in the Park, one of the largest outdoor art            Gallery DeNovo, Gilman Contemporary,
events in the northwest, in Julia Davis Park.              and Ochi Gallery. Also visit a private
Following lunch along the Boise River at                   collection before having lunch at Ketchum
Cottonwood Grille, drive to Sun Valley. Stop               Grill. Then visit the studio of contemporary
in Hailey to tour Bruce Willis’ Company of                 artist Megan Murphy, walk through Gail
Fools theater with the company’s director,                 Severn’s private sculpture garden, and visit
and then visit the Sun Valley Center for                   the private home and studio of quilt artist
the Arts in Ketchum, where the exhibition                  Leslie Rego. This evening, enjoy a festive
The Literal Line: Minimalism Then and                      farewell dinner at 310 Main in Hailey.
Now will feature works by Andre, LeWitt,
Marsden, Tuttle, and others. Also visit a                  SUnDAy, SEpTEMBER 11
private collection before checking into the                Check out of the resort and continue to
Sun Valley Resort. Dinner and the remainder                Hailey’s Friedman Memorial Airport for
of the evening are at leisure.                             return flights home.

cost: $2,020 per person based on double occupancy; single supplement add $350. Full payment must ac-
company application and indicates acceptance of all group arrangements. cost includes: Two nights’
accommodations at Hotel 43 in Boise; two nights’ accommodations at Sun Valley Resort; breakfast daily at
the hotels, three lunches, three dinners, and one reception; all activities described in the itinerary; transporta-
tion by private motor coach; airport transfers from Boise and to Hailey for those meeting designated group
transfers; all taxes, gratuities, fees, and porterage; services of Dena Rigby tour director and local docents/
guides. not included: Airfare to Boise and from Hailey (contact the Member Travel department at
(312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115 for suggested flights); meals or beverages not specifically mentioned as
included; items of a personal nature. cancellation policy: The Art Institute of Chicago (“AIC”) and
Dena Rigby Fine Arts, LLC (“Tour Operator”) reserve the right to withdraw the tour or any part of it and
to make such alterations in the itinerary as to it (or them) seems necessary and desirable. In the event of the
cancellation of the Tour prior to departure, a full refund will constitute full settlement between all parties. No
refund shall be due from AIC in conjunction with changes in rates or itineraries or substitution of suppliers.
No refund will be made for any unused portion of the Tour. AIC and/or Tour Operator reserve the right to
decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the Tour if AIC, Tour Operator, or both determine that
the participation of that individual is objectionable and, in the event such authority is exercised, the partici-
pant waives any right and all claim for damages. Baggage and personal effects are the sole responsibility of
owners at all times. Cancellation notification must be in writing. Participants who cancel on or before August
5, 2011 will be eligible for a refund less any nonrefundable costs and cancellation fees incurred by hotels and
other venues at the time of cancellation. After August 5, 2011, there will be no refund, unless canceled space
can be filled from an existing waitlist. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended; an application will
be sent with reservation confirmation.

to register, call (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115.
                                                                  DOMES TIC TRAVEL




                                                                Fallingwater, 1935. Frank Lloyd
                                                                Wright, architect. Photo by Robert
                                                                P. Ruschak, courtesy of Western
                                                                Pennsylvania Conservancy.



fALLINGWATER IN ThE fALL: WRIGhT,
WARhoL, AND ThE PLEASuRES of PITTSBuRGh
tuesday, october 11—saturday, october 15

Experience the art, architecture, history, and fall foliage of the Pittsburgh area with
popular tour leader L I SA hAhN.


TUESDAy, OCTOBER 11                          ThURSDAy, OCTOBER 13
Arrive independently at Pittsburgh           In the morning, drive to West Overton
International Airport and drive to the       Village for a special tour of Frick’s
Frick Art and Historical Center, a complex   birthplace. Continue to Mill Run and
of museums and buildings devoted to the      Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1935 masterpiece,
life and times of Henry Clay Frick. After    Fallingwater. Enjoy a catered lunch in the
lunch here, take a private guided tour       Visitors Pavilion, followed by an in-depth
of the art museum, whose permanent           tour led by expert guides. Next, tour nearby
collection includes paintings by Rubens      Kentuck Knob, another Wright home, and
and Boucher as well as rare pieces of        attend a wine reception at another private
decorative art and furniture. Next, check    home. Return to Pittsburgh, where dinner
into the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel        and the remainder of the evening are
and gather for dinner in its Braddock’s      at leisure.
American Brasserie.
                                             FRIDAy, OCTOBER 14
WEDnESDAy, OCTOBER 12                        Return to the Frick Art and Historical
Enjoy a private morning visit to Phipps      Center for an in-depth tour of Clayton,
Conservatory; then take a private guided     one of the nation’s most perfectly
tour of the Carnegie Museum of Art. After    intact Victorian homes, with carefully
lunch in the museum’s Founder’s Room,        preserved paintings, decorative arts, and
visit the Andy Warhol Museum and Henry       furnishings that have remained in the
Hobson Richardson’s Allegheny County         home since the Fricks lived there more
Courthouse and Jail. Return to the hotel     than a hundred years ago. Also visit the
and enjoy dinner and the remainder of the    Car and Carriage Museum and see its
evening at leisure.                          twenty vintage automobiles. Following
D OME S T IC T RAVE L


a private collection visit and lunch in                   SATURDAy, OCTOBER 15
downtown Pittsburgh, stop at the Philip                   After checking out of the hotel, visit the
Johnson-designed PPG Place and tour the                   Westmoreland Museum of American
contemporary art museum the Mattress                      Art, which contains works by significant
Factory. This evening, enjoy an elegant                   American artists of the mid-18th through
farewell dinner at the Duquesne Club.                     mid-20th centuries, including Cassatt,
                                                          Homer, and Sargent. Then continue to the
                                                          airport for return flights home, enjoying
                                                          box lunches en route.

cost: $2,680 per person based on double occupancy; single supplement add $435. Full payment must ac-
company application and indicates acceptance of all group arrangements. cost includes: Four nights’
accommodations at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel; breakfast daily at the hotel, four lunches, two dinners,
and one reception; all activities described in the itinerary; transportation by private motor coach; airport
transfers in Pittsburgh for those meeting designated group transfers; all taxes, gratuities, fees, and porterage;
services of Lisa Hahn as tour director and local docents/guides. not included: Airfare to and from Pitts-
burgh (contact the Member Travel department at (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115 for suggested flights);
meals or beverages not specifically mentioned as included; items of a personal nature. cancellation
policy: The Art Institute of Chicago (“AIC”) and Art Horizons International, Inc. (“Tour Operator”)
reserve the right to withdraw the tour or any part of it and to make such alterations in the itinerary as to it
(or them) seems necessary and desirable. In the event of the cancellation of the Tour prior to departure, a full
refund will constitute full settlement between all parties. No refund shall be due from AIC in conjunction with
changes in rates or itineraries or substitution of suppliers. No refund will be made for any unused portion of
the Tour. AIC and/or Tour Operator reserve the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member
of the Tour if AIC, Tour Operator, or both determine that the participation of that individual is objection-
able and, in the event such authority is exercised, the participant waives any right and all claim for damages.
Baggage and personal effects are the sole responsibility of owners at all times. Cancellation notification must
be in writing. Participants who cancel on or before September 2, 2011 will be eligible for a refund less any
nonrefundable costs and cancellation fees incurred by hotels and other venues at the time of cancellation.
After September 2, 2011, there will be no refund, unless canceled space can be filled from an existing waitlist.
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended; an application will be sent with reservation confirmation.

to register, call (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115.




A MIChIGAN
                                                                                                                    Cranbrook Art Museum, 1942. Eliel Saarinen, architect.




ExPEDITIoN:
DETRoIT,
                                                                                                                    Photo courtesy of Cranbrook Art Museum.




MARShALL,
CRANBRook,
AND ANN
ARBoR
wednesday,
november 16—
saturday,
november 19

Join B I LL h IN C h L If f on a four-day excursion exploring the art, architecture, and
history of Detroit and its surrounding suburbs.
                                                                                      DOMES TIC TRAVEL


WEDnESDAy, nOVEMBER 16                                     FRIDAy, nOVEMBER 18
Depart from the Art Institute this morning                 Take a driving tour of Detroit with an expert
via motor coach. Upon arrival in Marshall,                 from the Detroit Orientation Institute. Travel
enjoy lunch at Win Schuler’s; take a private               through Detroit’s midtown, downtown,
tour of the Honolulu House, the Italianate                 and near-eastside neighborhoods while
home of the Marshall Historical Society;                   learning about the city’s complex history,
and explore the town’s architectural                       demographics, and current developments.
highlights during a driving tour. Continue                 Continue to the Detroit Institute of Arts for
to Dearborn and check into historic                        a guided tour of the extensive permanent
Dearborn Inn. Dinner this evening is in a                  collection. In Grosse Pointe Shores, enjoy
private room at the hotel.                                 lunch and a tour of the Edsel and Eleanor
                                                           Ford House. In the evening, gather for
ThURSDAy, nOVEMBER 17                                      a festive farewell dinner at Whitney in
Travel to Bloomfield Hills and take a                      Detroit’s David Whitney House.
comprehensive tour of Cranbrook, planned
and designed by Eliel Saarinen, featuring                  SATURDAy, nOVEMBER 19
his original buildings along with newer                    After checking out of the hotel, drive to
structures by Rafael Moneo, Steven Holl,                   Ann Arbor and take a guided tour of the
and others. Meet Cranbrook Art Museum                      recently expanded University of Michigan
Director Gregory Wittkopp and visit                        Museum of Art. After lunch at local
Saarinen House and the newly restored                      favorite Sava’s, return to Chicago.
Cranbrook Art Museum. Following lunch
in the Albert Kahn-designed Cranbrook                      B U S D E pA R T S : Columbus Drive Entrance,
House, tour the Maxine and Stuart Frankel                  Wednesday, November 16, at 8:30 a.m.
Foundation for Art. (Maxine Frankel is                     B U S R E T U R n S : Columbus Drive
the Chairman of the Cranbrook Academy                      Entrance, Saturday, November 19, at
of Art Board and a Trustee.) Dinner                        approximately 6:00 p.m.
this evening is at Angelina Italian Bistro
in Detroit.

cost: $1,470 per person based on double occupancy; single supplement add $220. Full payment must
accompany application and indicates acceptance of all group arrangements. cost includes: Three
nights’ accommodations at the Dearborn Inn; breakfast daily at the hotel, four lunches, and three dinners; all
activities described in the itinerary; transportation throughout by private motor coach; all taxes, gratuities,
fees, and porterage; services of William B. Hinchliff as tour director/study leader and local docents/guides.
not included: Transportation from home to Art Institute and from Art Institute to home; meals or
beverages not specifically mentioned as included; items of a personal nature. cancellation policy:
Cancellation policy: The Art Institute of Chicago (“AIC”) and William B. Hinchliff (“Tour Operator”) reserve
the right to withdraw the tour or any part of it and to make such alterations in the itinerary as to it (or them)
seems necessary and desirable. In the event of the cancellation of the Tour prior to departure, a full refund will
constitute full settlement between all parties. No refund shall be due from AIC in conjunction with changes
in rates or itineraries or substitution of suppliers. No refund will be made for any unused portion of the Tour.
AIC and/or Tour Operator reserve the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the Tour
if AIC, Tour Operator, or both determine that the participation of that individual is objectionable and, in the
event such authority is exercised, the participant waives any right and all claim for damages. Baggage and
personal effects are the sole responsibility of owners at all times. Cancellation notification must be in writing.
Participants who cancel on or before October 14, 2011 will be eligible for a refund less any nonrefundable costs
and cancellation fees incurred by hotels and other venues at the time of cancellation. After October 14, 2011,
there will be no refund, unless canceled space can be filled from an existing waitlist. Trip cancellation insurance
is highly recommended; an application will be sent with reservation confirmation.

to register, call (312) 443-3114 or (312) 443-3115.
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