Art Institute Of Chicago

Art Institute Of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
312-443-3600

Mission :
The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world's diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession's highest ethical standards and practices.

History :
The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 as both a museum and school, first stood on the southwest corner of State and Monroe Streets. It opened on its present site at Michigan Avenue and Adams Street in 1893. Built on rubble from the 1871 Chicago fire, the museum housed a collection of plaster casts and had a visionary purpose: to acquire and exhibit art of all kinds and to conduct programs of education. The collection now encompasses more than 5,000 years of human expression from cultures around the world, and the school's graduate program is continually ranked as one of the best in the country. Within the next decade, a new complex will continue this process of growth.


Upcoming Events at Art Institute Of Chicago

Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Monday, Jul 22, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Monday, Aug 12, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Friday, Aug 23, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Monday, Aug 26, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Exhibit - Manet and Modern Beauty

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Monday, Sep 2, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
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Friday, Sep 6, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 from 10:30am to 5:00pm
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