Special tickets are not required for this exhibition. It is free with museum admission.
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DINING IN THE MUSEUM
Enjoy a served lunch featuring seasonal flavors in the Garden Restaurant, open 11:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. daily, closed holidays. The Court Café, open every day until one hour before museum closing, offers a variety of food, including soups, deli sandwiches, carved meats, pizza, salad, and desserts, all in a casual environment.
THE MUSEUM SHOP
The Museum Shop offers a selection of products related to the exhibition. The shop is located in the Michigan Avenue lobby, and a special shop annex will be located near the exhibition.
The scholarly catalogue produced in conjunction with the show will investigate Girodet’s career from a variety of interdisciplinary and methodological perspectives. Detailed entries will also be written on each work included in the exhibition. The catalogue will be available in spring 2006. $80, softcover. Please contact the Museum Shop at (312) 499-4251 for purchase information. Art Institute members receive 10% off.
The museum is located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street, on the eastern edge of Chicago’s famous downtown Loop. For driving directions and a map of the area, click here. To find information about parking, click here.
CONTINUE YOUR VISIT
After visiting Girodet: Romantic Rebel, continue your visit throughout the museum with one of our two new audio guides. Join Art Institute Director and President James Cuno as he discusses a selection of the most significant works in the collection. This tour has 40 stops. Families can listen to the Lions Trail guide, an informative, dramatic, and fun tour of the collection designed for children ages 5 to 10. Listen to this 32-stop tour in English or Spanish. Audio guides can be purchased at any of the museum’s admission counters. $5 members; $6 public. Free for visually impaired visitors and their escorts.
Art Access, a multimedia microsite, examines objects from the Art Institute of Chicago's permanent collection to enrich visitors' understanding of content, style, and historical context. This program features online resources, such as maps, glossaries with pronunciation guides, family activities, and information on individual works. The section Rococo to Realism features works by Girodet and several of his contemporaries, including Jacques-Louis David.
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