Built in 1898, Fullerton Hall was added to the north side of the museum's main-floor lobby in an area that had once been an open court. Louis Comfort Tiffany designed the exquisite stained-glass dome, which still illuminates the auditorium today.
Step back in time to an era rich with beauty and lavish décor in this stunning space. Create a great performance: enlighten your guests with a notable lecture, film, musical concert, or formal business presentation. This gorgeous auditorium is sure to make an impression.
9 hours 39 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT This 1908 postcard shows the Art Institute as it looked the last time the Chicago Cubs won the #WorldSeries. 108 years later the city has #CubsFever all over again. #NeverStopBelieving #FlyTheW
11 hours 10 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW at 6:30—British journalist and design critic Alice Rawsthorn joins us to discuss her latest book, Hello World, chronicling her many years of research and reporting on the state of design past, present, and future. Free with registration.
13 hours 37 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “History is something that continuously creeps into the present.”
South African artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting.” See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams, now on view in the Modern Wing.