Looking for a fun introduction to the Modern Wing and the Art Institute’s encyclopedic collection? Download a self-guided tour as a pdf or onto your iPhone and bring it on your next visit. Each one features six works of art with brief, entertaining descriptions.
The Modern Wing is a true treasure trove of 20th- and 21st-century art. Take in highlights from the new building’s stunning array of artworks as this guide features curators’ picks from their various collections.
In this guide, we look back at the art, artists, and innovative thinking that paved the way for modern and contemporary masters.
Get the inside scoop on some of the Art Institute’s fabulous frames, beautiful borders, and sumptuous surrounds as this tour highlights the edgy art that is anything but marginal.
The city of Chicago has often played a starring role in many popular movies. Discover some surprising connections between movies set or filmed in the Windy City and artworks in the collection on this cinematic spin through the museum.
Senderos de la Herencia (Pathways of Heritage)
African American Artists in the Art Institute
Eva Hesse. Hang Up, 1966. Through prior gifts of Arthur Keating and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morris. © The Estate of Eva Hesse. Hauser & Wirth Zürich London.