Julie MacCarthy, Reggie Reed, Amy Weiss Narea
Tammy Steele with young artist
Kelly and Georgia Dettmann, Jill Douma, MaryAnn Clement
Jeff Walker, Gloria Groom, Rob Topping
Alice Phillips Topping. Gloria Groom, Douglas Druick, Shirley Ryan, Pat Ryan, Marlene Welsh Phillips
THE PARTY The Art Institute’s Modern Wing Ryan Education Center served as the setting for the third annual A.R.T. Inspires! family event, offering art projects, a wonderful dinner and dessert buffet, and a fabulous silent auction. THE HIGHLIGHTS Guests were invited to indulge their creative spirit with hands-on Art Stations said to be for “kids of all ages”. The creative vibe extended to the food offerings as well, delighting everyone’s taste buds with a fun dinner buffet and tasty desserts. THE BOTTOM LINE The event proceeds supported the effort to deliver vibrant visual arts programs for Chicago's schoolchildren and additionally served as an outlet for built-up creativity to all those in attendance. Photos by Fig Media.