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Chic in Chicago: Art Institute

by habituallychic

12 . 10 . 12
The first thing on my “to do” list on my book signing trip to Chicago was to visit the Art Institute of Chicago.  I still can’t believe I’ve never visited before and it was a treat to see the famous George Seurat painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte from 1884. The holiday decoration were also worth the visit.  

Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic

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  1. Stephanie Graham December 10, 2012 | 1:48 pm

    Whoa! You were in Chicago signing your book? How in the world did I miss that *hits forehead* well, happy that you were able to see our beautiful city.
    Have a great day

  2. BW December 10, 2012 | 3:25 pm

    If you ever have the chance, see the play ‘Sunday in the Park with George’. It really brings the painting to life.

  3. MJH Design Arts December 10, 2012 | 4:02 pm

    All of these iconic impressionist paintings in one place. And they let you take photos? Thanks for posting about them. Makes my day.

  4. sandrajonas.com December 10, 2012 | 7:05 pm

    Can’t believe they let you take photos.. but so happy you shared them. Looks like they have a nice collection of Impressionist works.

  5. Karen Albert December 10, 2012 | 11:50 pm

    Ahhh, I haven’t been for awhile..miss the museum and these amazing works of art!

    2012 Artists Series,
    Art by Karena

  6. mamavalveeta03 December 11, 2012 | 3:37 am

    One of my favorite places to go when I’m in Chicago visiting my daughter. I love the new modern wing, too. And isn’t Jayson Home & Garden a dream?!?