Rice Building (Galleries of American Art) and Regenstein Hall (Special Exhibition Gallery)
Rice Building: 300 Regenstein Hall: 350
Daily, 6:00–11:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9:00–11:00 p.m.
The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Building houses the museum's collection of American art from from the 17th century to the present. Designed in the Beaux-Arts style, this two-story hall features important paintings by Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, and two of the most famous paintings in American history—Grant Wood's American Gothic and Edward Hopper's Nighthawks.
Enhance your next special event by exploring this world of American art. Choose to pair your social event with a private viewing of the 29 galleries of this space. A docent can conduct guided tours of the collection, or we can simply open these galleries for your guests to view at their leisure. Regardless of your preference, this space will offer your guests a delightful and unusually intimate experience of the galleries of American art.
Regenstein Hall is thespace where the museum's largest and most exciting special exhibitions are held. On display for a limited time only, these special exhibitions are drawn from public and private collections around the world and provide once-in-a-lifetime glimpses at outstanding artworks. Upcoming special exhibition schedules are available upon request.
1 day 19 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago FRIDAY—Kick off the holidays in Chicago with a time-honored tradition as we don our beloved lions with traditional evergreen wreaths. Warm up with free hot chocolate, enjoy live music and family activities in the museum, and visit our Neapolitan crèche and the Holiday Thorne Rooms.
WREATHING OF THE LIONS—http://bit.ly/1ATN0Qy
2 days 12 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago We are thrilled to welcome internationally recognized Chinese art scholar Tao Wang as the Pritzker Chair of the Department of Asian Art and Curator of Chinese Art, as the department aggressively seeks to expand the reach and raise the profile of our Asian collections and programs.
“I am thrilled to join such a storied institution,” said Wang. “This is an exciting time in the field of Asian art, and I look forward to using my knowledge and connections to enhance the Art Institute’s already distinguished collection of Asian art, as well as to promote its research in this area.”