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NIU Annuitants to attend 57th Street Art Fair

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Members of the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association and their guests will attend the 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago on June 1.

The art fair, set in the charming neighborhood of the city’s historic Hyde Park district, is the stage for 260 nationally acclaimed artists. The artists featured in the fair are chosen by an independent jury of professional artists, gallery owners and museum curators. The Fair features a wide range of art mediums, including drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, fiber, glass and jewelry.

Other highlights include the opportunity to visit other sights in the area including the Oriental Institute, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House and Rockefeller Chapel. A deluxe box lunch is included to enjoy at the outdoor dining area.

The motorcoach will leaves DeKalb at 9:09 a.m. and will return around 6 p.m.

To reserve a spot or for questions, email Steven Johnson at sjohnso11@niu.edu or call Carder Travel Ltd. at 815-756-1547.

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