Picasso in Chicago

One hundred years ago, the Art Institute of Chicago was the first US art museum to feature Picasso’s work. The endearing relationship between the Institute and the artist continues today. Now, until May 12, 2013, the museum is featuring a special exhibit, Picasso and Chicago. The collection includes more than 250 pieces of the artist’s creations representing nearly every media–paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, and ceramics. Check the website for special presentations. Pablo Picasso was a preeminent 20th century artist known for co-founding the Cubist movement.

The exhibit is included with a General Admission ticket. Open seven days a week from 10:30 am until 5 pm, with extended hours to 8 pm on Thursdays. Children under age 14 are admitted free of charge and adult tickets are $23. Students and seniors pay $17. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artic.edu/ or consider a Chicago CityPASS http://www.citypass.com/chicago.

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