Pritzker Galleries of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
Guest Capacity: 350
Availability: Daily, 6:00–11:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9:00–11:00 p.m.
Make your special event a masterpiece! Over the course of more than a century, the Art Institute of Chicago has assembled one of the world's finest and largest collections of French Impressionist art. Masterworks include Caillebotte's unforgettable Paris Street; Rainy Day, Seurat's monumental A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884, Renoir's luminous Two Sisters (On the Terrace), and Monet's famous Water Lilies, along with beloved paintings by Impressionism's biggest names—Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh.
Your guests be delighted as they walk amid these famous works of 19th-century French art. Enhance your special event and private gallery viewing with a docent who will conduct guided tours of the collection, or simply let your guests view the galleries at their leisure. Regardless of your selection, these amazing galleries will offer your guests a rare and intimate opportunity to privately view a world-class collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.
2 days 19 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago “It's instinctive in a certain kind of painting... It's like a nervous system… The feeling is going on with the task. The line is the feeling, from a soft thing, a dreamy thing, to something hard, something arid, something lonely, something ending, something beginning.”
Happy birthday, Cy Twombly!
Image: Cy Twombly. The First Part of the Return from Parnassus, 1961. Through prior gift of Mary and Leigh Block; Marian and Samuel Klasstorner and Major Acquistions Endowment Income funds; Wirt D. Walker Trust; Estate of Walter Aitken; Director's Fund; Helen A. Regenstein Endowment; Laura T. Magnuson Acquisition Fund.
3 days 13 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago MAY 15—Join us for After Dark with special tours of Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840, live performances, DJ sets, pints of Guinness at the cash bar, and more!