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.

New Views: Architecture and Parks of Chicago   Thursday, July 17, 2014
New Views: Architecture and Parks of Chicago Thursday, July 17, 2014
Due to popular demand, we are heading out on a new bus tour to Chicago's south side. Join us as we explore African craft galleries, artist studios, and more.
Private Collection: Gale and Bill Rattner, April 24
Private Collection: Gale and Bill Rattner, April 24
Find out how this prominent ceramic artist andher husband combine their individual approaches to collecting art in their beautiful Evanston home. The couple has a large eclectic collection of paintings, graphics and sculpture.
Private Collection: Carol and Ed Kaplan, June 5
Private Collection: Carol and Ed Kaplan, June 5
The last program in this series takes us to the gorgeous North Shore lakeside home. Their major art glass collection contains over 200 pieces. Space is limited.