Dear Carmencita: Portraiture Two Ways
“Every time I paint a portrait, I lose a friend.” – John Singer Sargent
6pm & 7pm – Paint a Portrait, Lose a Friend
Complimentary | 10 participants per session, first come first served
Join in on an hour-long beginners watercolor workshop led by Chicago-based artist, Leslie Baum. All materials provided! Meanwhile, make connections to John Singer Sargent with Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, Director of Adult Learning at the Art Institute, as she guides casual conversations surrounding Sargent’s portrait practice.
8:30-10:30pm – Take a Portrait, Gain a Follower
Complimentary | First Come, First Served
Painting not your bag? Professional photographer, Dennis Elliott , will capture your headshot in the likeness of some of Sargent’s sitters. Use it for LinkedIn, Instagram, or your favorite dating app.
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Dear Carmencita will open for regular service at 5pm.
About Dear Carmencita:
In collaboration with The Art Institute of Chicago, Johalla Projects and Land and Sea Dept., Chicago Athletic Association hotel brings history to life with its newest pop-up bar experience celebrating The Art Institute’s exhibition, “John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age.” Learn More