posted September 12, 2005

Trip to Art Institute of Chicago Available

Space is available on a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago being organized by the French section of the department of modern and classical languages at Hope College for Wednesday, Oct. 5.

The price is $20, and includes access to the institute's permanent collection and two special exhibits, "Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre" and "Paris: Photographs from a Time That Was" (with images by photographers such as Brassai, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau and Henri Lartigue), as well as transportation by the bus reserved for the event. The bus will depart the parking lot across from the DeWitt Center on Columbia Avenue at 12th Street at 9 a.m., and will return to campus at approximately 7 p.m.

Space is limited, and those interested in the event are encouraged to make arrangements soon. Additional information may be obtained by contacting Karen Barber-Gibson at the college's department of modern and classical languages, which is located in the new Martha Miller Center for Global Communication on Columbia Avenue at 10th Street and can be called at (616) 395-7570.