Join us in Chicago to see the highlights of one of America’s treasured cities. From the art and architecture of this cosmopolitan city to the astronomy collections of the Adler Planetarium, you’re sure to gain new insights. 

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The Arts of Chicago

6 days from $3,490

Join us in Chicago to see the highlights of one of America’s treasured cities. From the art and architecture of this cosmopolitan city to the astronomy collections of the Adler Planetarium, you’re sure to gain new insights. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Sep 3 - 8, 2017 Departure
Jason LaFountain

Jason LaFountain

Jason LaFountain is Lecturer in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University, where his studies focused on American art from the sixteenth century to the present and early modern European art. He has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, including a Wyeth Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art and a pre-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Jason recently completed work on A Companion to American Art, a co-edited volume of thirty-five new essays about the study of American art in the early 21st century, published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2015. His writings and reviews have appeared in American Art, caa.reviews, Common-Place, and The New England Quarterly, and he has contributed to Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors' A New Literary History of America (2009), Andrea Feeser, Maureen Goggin, and Beth Tobin's The Materiality of Color (2012), and William Barcham and Ronit Milano's Happiness or Its Absence in Art (2013).

Sep 24 - 29, 2017 Departure
Amanda Douberley

Amanda Douberley

Amanda A. Douberley is a Lecturer in Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where her teaching focus is on modern and contemporary art and architecture. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in Art History, as well as English Language and Literature, from the University of Virginia. She has received numerous fellowships and grants, including a pre-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Amanda’s research explores the intersection of mid-twentieth-century American sculpture, architecture, design, and urban planning. Her writings and reviews have appeared in Art Journal, Art Papers, and Nierika: Revista de Estudios de Arte, and she has contributed to Chris Taylor and Bill Gilbert’s Land Arts of the American West (2009), Harriet F. Senie and Cher Krause Knight’s A Companion to Public Art (2016), and Charles A. Birnbaum’s Pioneers of American Landscape Design (forthcoming).