Griffin Court: Saturday–Wednesday, 6:00–11:30 p.m. Pritzker Garden: Saturday–Wednesday, 6:00–11:30 p.m. May through September (weather permitting)
Griffin Court: 29 x 202 feet Pritzker Garden: 45 x 108 feet
Griffin Court: 8,065 Pritzker Garden: 4,815
An elegant and light-filled venue, Griffin Court is the entranceway to the museum’s Modern Wing, designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano. Its spacious and luminous blank canvas can be arranged to host seated dinners and large-scale receptions, making Griffin Court one of the most sought-after special events space within the Art Institute.
Pritzker Garden is a private oasis of rest and contemplation. This special event space, with its open terrace and serene garden, is the perfect complement to Griffin Court. Pritzker Garden offers a shaded space for your guests to mingle while still being able to enjoy the outdoors.
Pritzker Garden is adjacent to Griffin Court, being separated only by a floor-to-ceiling glass wall. Your guests will be able to flow between the spaces without missing a beat of the event excitement.
2 days 1 hour 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
2 days 22 hours 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.