AP TAKES CHICAGO

April 6, 7, 8

2023

Image by Patrick Robert Doyle

Day 1

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Activities

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

 

9:00 am Walking Tour of Chicago Architecture

             and Public Sculpture

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

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Day 2

Friday, April 7, 2023

10:00 am Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago

11:15 am Robie House (1909, Frank Lloyd Wright)

2:00 pm Museum of Contemporary Art

6:00 pm Dinner at Lou Malnati's

8:00 pm Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theater

11:00 pm Back to Hotel

Image by Conner Freeman

Day 3

Saturday, April 8, 2023

10:00 am AP Art History Field Museum

1:00 pm Art Institute of Chicago

4:00 pm Millennium Park

5:30 pm Depart for Midway Airport

7:40 pm Depart Chicago

8:50 pm Arrive St. Louis

Arrangements

Breaking it down

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TICKETS

We purchase all tickets in advance for museums and walking tours. 

INCLUDED IN COST OF TRIP

Studio time is an extra cost which could be up to $30.

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TRANSPORTATION

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.

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TOTAL COST OF TRIP

$850 per student based on 22 students attending.

PAYMENT FOR TRIP

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$425 DUE

November 11, 2022

$425 DUE

March 2022

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

Make all checks out to MICDS

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HOTEL AND MEALS

Freehand Hotel

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.

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MANDATORY FORMS

Tiffany D'Addario

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.

Patrick Huber

I love setting this up each year for our students and especially love the public transportation aspect of the trip.