Art Institute Shuffles Free Admission Days
By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 5, 2011 6:20PM
Photo by: Duane Rapp
Once the current free weekday promotion ends, free Thursday admissions start anew on Feb. 10, through May 26. Following that, the first two Wednesdays of each month are free, starting June 1. Art Institute public affairs director Erin Hogan said the changes are intended to give locals a better opportunity to enjoy the museum gratis and also cited opinions from some teachers who said Thursday evenings aren't the best time to visit the museum.
Finally, the Art Institute is cutting the free February program and closing at 5 p.m. on Fridays starting in March..