Trade in your usual Friday shenanigans this week for a little culture.
The Art Institute is kicking off 2012 with another round of its popular nighttime event, Art After Dark inside the Modern Wing.
On January 20 from 9p.m.-12 am, the Modern Wing will be the place to be for an evening of music, art and mingling featuring cocktails, free apps and a tour of "Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964–1977."
Music will be courtesy Kirby Kaiser, Zebo, Johnny Walker, MattBoyWhite and background performances by acclaimed theatrical ensemble Collaboraction will add to the artsy vibe.
Visit museumtix.com or calling (877) 307-4AIC for $25 general admission tickets ($20 for members & students).