Art Institute of Chicago

Night Heist: A Gauguin-inspired party for the Art Institute

Night Heist: A Gauguin-inspired party for the Art Institute

The Evening Associates Board of the Art Institute of Chicago hosted its seventh annual Night Heist, this year a Tahitian-themed fundraiser to celebrate the museum's newest exhibition, "Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist." The June 30 event attracted over 835 young professionals who enjoyed live entertainment, themed cocktails from some of Chicago's top mixologists and behind-the-scenes tours of the exhibit.  

The party began under the stars with a VIP reception in the South Garden. Amid lush landscaping and sparkling fountains, notable mixologists designed specialty drinks inspired by the life of artist Paul Gauguin.

Paul McGee of Lost Lake (a Logan Square Tiki bar)...

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