2 hours 30 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1893: The year the Art Institute opened its doors at 111 South Michigan Avenue. We’re still here 123 years later, and our mission remains the same: to represent “the world’s diverse artistic traditions for the inspiration and education of the public.” #tbtCMW #ChicagoMuseumWeek
1 day 35 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each Thorne Miniature Room is a tiny window to a larger world. Step inside the French Salon and take a journey back in time.
This video is part of Drawing Rooms—now available in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery. See the tiny rooms scaled to life-size, remix and decorate them with drawings, then create your own miniature space.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago The Shogun’s World closes in less than a month. ARTicle explores the evocative visuals of Japanese maps of the 18th and 19th centuries, including one example depicting an island “occupied by seductive shape-shifting women cannibals.”