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.
2 days 19 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago "Hi Jamey, it doesn't look like..." on Jamey Lynn Rose Roof's post on The Art Institute of Chicago's wall.
2 days 20 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #tbt #GrantWood's models—his dentist Dr. B.H. McKeeby and his sister Nan Wood—pose next to their iconic #museumdoppelgangers, 1942. #AmericanGothic
2 days 23 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago After establishing himself in the 1950s as an Abstract Expressionist painter, Philip Guston baffled critics with a move toward simpler, cartoonish images, as seen in this piece, Couple in Bed. Here the artist can be seen holding his paintbrushes as tightly as he does his wife, Musa, who in May of 1977 suffered a series of debilitating strokes.
If Couple in Bed is one of your favorite American works of art, share it with the country by voting for it to be displayed on billboards nationwide. #ArtEverywhereUS