Past Tours

Art Encounter explores the contemporary art world in a vast array of private home collections and artist studios.  Browse our past tours to get a taste of what our Expanding Visions program has to offer.

The Art Studio of Judith Roth (Wednesday April 30)
The Art Studio of Judith Roth (Wednesday April 30)
Meet an artist in her beautiful home created from two side-by-side loft spaces in a former factory building
The Private Collection of Jason Pickleman (Wednesday April 23)
The Private Collection of Jason Pickleman (Wednesday April 23)
Don't miss this opportunity to encounter Jason Pickleman of JNL Design in his unique design studio which specializes in the creation of graphic objects of unique cultural significance ranging from site-specific artworks to advertising and catalogues.
Collection of Rosalie and Joe Dixler (Wednesday April 2)
Collection of Rosalie and Joe Dixler (Wednesday April 2)
Explore the home of inveterate collectors in a renovated mid-century modern home that incorporates the surrounding natural environment.
The Art Institute, March 1st, 2014
The Art Institute, March 1st, 2014
Join us as we explore the work of much acclaimed artist Christopher Wool along with a special exhibit of installation photography by Christopher Williams.
Winter Tour Series, January 2014
Winter Tour Series, January 2014
Winter is a good time to explore art in Chicago's outstanding museums. Join Joanna Pinsky, Art Encounter's Artistic Director, to consider three very different exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art.