International Sculpture Center

   




VIP Events - Art Chicago

Optional things to do:

Art Chicago 2009*

Art Chicago 2009, the annual international fair of contemporary and modern art, brings together the world’s leading emerging and established galleries. Art Chicago offers curators, collectors, artists and art enthusiasts a comprehensive survey of current and historic work, from cutting-edge to modern masters in a wide variety of media including: painting, photography, drawings, prints, sculpture, video and special installations. Art Chicago 2009 Opening Preview takes place Thursday, April 30*

For more details visit: http://www.artchicago.com/

*All gala attendees will receive a VIP Black Pass Card.



Tour of Playboy Corporate Art Collection


Playboy Corporate Headquarters lobby, with Richard Hunt “Rabbit Head. Photo by Nick Merrick.

Thursday, April 30, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Limited tickets available and must be purchased in advance.

$40 per person

Join the ISC for a VIP tour of Playboy’s Chicago headquarters and corporate art collection from the company’s Art Curator, Aaron Baker. This tour lasts about an hour and will include the magazine’s world-famous art collection, which is comprised of 4,000 works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Tom Wesslemann and Richard Hunt. Visitors will also get to step inside the magazine’s Chicago photo studio, where countless Playmates and celebrities have posed.

To reserve your place please contact the ISC Events Team at events@sculpture.org or
609-689-1051 x302.



VIP Brunch and Tour of Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Photo Credits: (left to right) Flying Saucer: Jene Highstein. House Divided: Geoff Bates. Yes For Lady Day: Geoff Bates

Thursday, April 30, 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Limited tickets available and must be purchased in advance.

$75 per person

Upon arriving at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park you will enjoy a brunch overlooking the Park. Following brunch you will depart for a two hour tour of the park which will include highlights of both the “North” and “South” collection. For more details on the collection click here. Price includes motorcoach transportation, lunch, and tour.

Please note this tour requires extensive walking, including non-paved and grassy surfaces.  Please be sure to wear appropriate footwear that is suitable to the Park’s terrain.  Waterproof shoes are recommended. The Tour will take place rain or shine.

To reserve your place please contact the ISC Events Team at events@sculpture.org or
609-689-1051 x302.





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