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Mary C.K. Hayes, Art History Major '10

I'm the Assistant Director of Special Events at the Art Institute of Chicago, which means that I'm responsible for planning and managing internal fundraisers and cultivation events within the museum's Development department (galas, exhibition openings, etc.). I also serve on the Associate Board of a local literacy non-profit called Open Books, and volunteer for and support animal welfare causes in the city.

For fun, I love to museum hop and try new restaurants in Chicago, read and attend book clubs, play league sports, be outside for as many hours as Chicago weather will allow, and hang with my cat Potato.