The Art Institute of Chicago boasts several exceptional spaces that can accommodate a variety of special occasions.
Whether you're hosting a seated dinner, flowing reception, or theatre meeting, the Art Institute of Chicago has the perfect venue to suit your needs. Treat your guests to a one-of-a-kind experience by adding a private gallery viewing to your event.
To book a space for your event, please call (312) 443-3530. Spaces are subject to availability.
2 hours 57 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago OPENING TOMORROW—Jacques-Louis David’s "Napoleon"
French painter Jacques-Louis David created the quintessential image of Napoleon in 1812 and this rare loan provides occasion to highlight related works in the Art Institute's own collection as well as an interactive digital reconstruction of the artist's sketchbook
23 hours 38 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1924: An old favorite—The Art Institute included German Shepherds as part of our crackerjack security team from the 1920s until the 1940s. Here we see guard dogs Billo and Bella posing with their handler, along with a few paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
1 day 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago TODAY—Admission is free to Illinois residents every Thursday evening from 5:00 to 8:00.
Join us for one of three events, including our American Sign Language gallery talk, a dramatic reading by actor Kelvin Roston Jr. from Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, and a lecture from our American Art Up Close series.