×

Art City: The private history of public art in Chicago

Your Guru: Corinne
Questions?
  • Chicago
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours y 30 minutes

About the Guru

Hello! I'm Corinne. I'm an artist who studied painting at the Art Institute of Chicago. When I'm not in the studio, I love to show people around Chicago. We Chicagoans are spoiled walking past works of art by Picasso, Chagall, and Miró on our morning commutes, all hidden in plain sight! I love to share the backstories of these masterpieces with locals and tourists alike. I'v... More

Hello! I'm Corinne. I'm an artist who studied painting at the Art Institute of Chicago. When I'm not in the studio, I love to show people around Chicago. We Chicagoans are spoiled walking past works of art by Picasso, Chagall, and Miró on our morning commutes, all hidden in plain sight! I love to share the backstories of these masterpieces with locals and tourists alike. I've also got insider information on the best eats in the city. ;)

About the Tour

From the Bean to the Picasso, learn about the lives of the artists behind Chicago's most famous public works past and present. This tour will explore the rich history of public art in Chicago as well as a peek into the contemporary art scene. By the end of this tour, you'll understand why the Second City holds a special place in the hears and imaginations of artists.

On this tour we will see:

-Monument with Standing Beast

-"The Picasso"

-Joan Miró's Chicago

-Chagall's Four Seasons

- Crown Fountain in Millennium Park

-Cloud gate, AKA The Bean

Finishing at the Art Institute of Chicago a short walk to Chicago's Navy Pier and Magnificent Mile.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Sidewalk on the NW corner (above the Riverwalk) of W Wacker and N Franklin/N Orleans Streets wearing a blue bandana

Tour Schedule

  • Fri, 05 Mar
    10:30
  • Fri, 05 Mar
    13:30
  • Tue, 09 Mar
    10:30

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

No reviews yet

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

No reviews yet