AP TAKES CHICAGO
April 6, 7, 8
Thursday, April 6, 2023
4:00 am Arrive at Lambert Airport Southwest terminal
5:30 am Depart St. Louis
6:30 am Arrive at Midway Airport
and check into Freehand Hotel
12:00 pm Lunch in the Loop
1:00 pm Art Institute of Chicago
6:00 pm Dinner at Portillo's
9:30 pm Study at FreeHand Hotel
Friday, April 7, 2023
11:15 am Robie House (1909, Frank Lloyd Wright)
2:00 pm Museum of Contemporary Art
6:00 pm Dinner at Lou Malnati's
11:00 pm Back to Hotel
Breaking it down
We purchase all tickets in advance for museums and walking tours.
INCLUDED IN COST OF TRIP
Southwest Airline Ticket
Breakfast and Dinner
Studio time is an extra cost which could be up to $30.
Southwest Airlines has the best group rates for air travel.
The average cost of a ticket is $175.
We choose Chicago public transportation to give students a different experience and to help them better prepare for travel on their own in college.
TOTAL COST OF TRIP
$850 per student based on 22 students attending.
PAYMENT FOR TRIP
November 11, 2022
Make all checks out to MICDS
HOTEL AND MEALS
Breakfast and dinner are provided in the cost of the trip.
Lunch is an additional cost for all 3 days and students will need to have money with them.
Each year I go on this trip with students it reminds me why the shared experience of another city's art is so important to what we do as Art Educators.
I love setting this up each year for our students and especially love the public transportation aspect of the trip.