AP TAKES CHICAGO
April 22 - 24
Friday, April 22, 2022
Saturday, April 23, 2022
6:00 am Arrive at Lambert Airport Southwest terminal.
7:20 am Depart St. Louis
8:30 am Arrive Chicago Midway Airport
8:45 am 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
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
MICDS COVID-19 RULES
MICDS requires that all students participating in trips have completed COVID vaccinations.
We will collect vaccination cards with permission slips.
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
$775 per student based on 15 students attending.
PAYMENT FOR TRIP
November 8, 2021
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.