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The Art Institute of Chicago Museum
Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
(312) 443-3600

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:30?5:00
Thursday 10:30?8:00 (Target Free Thursday Evenings after 5:00)
Saturday and Sunday 10:00?5:00
The museum is open until 6:30 on Thanksgiving weekend (Friday?Saturday) and December 26?30.
We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.

Admission Fees
Adults: $12
Children, students, and seniors (65 and up): $7
Children under 12 are free.
Members are always free.
February is free all month.

Target Free Thursday Evenings and Target Free February is generously sponsored by Target.

Celebrate the American Perspectives season as an Art Institute member! Members receive discounts on all Art Institute?hosted events and have unlimited access to the museum for all non-paid events. Members are also invited to visit special exhibitions during exclusive member-only hours and Member Preview Days. To become a member, visit

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 South Michigan Avenue
(312) 294-3000

No matter which subscription you choose, subscribers get the best value?a savings of up to 35% over the price of regular single tickets. To order a subscription for the 2007?2008 season, visit or call us at (312) 294-3000.

Poetry Foundation

Subscribe to Poetry, the Poetry Foundation's magazine dedicated to printing the best work written by both new and established poets for nearly one hundred years. Visit or call 1-800-327-6976 to order your special half-price subscription today!

The Art Institute of Chicago and Symphony Center are located just a block away from each other on Michigan Avenue in Chicago's South Loop. They are easily accessible by public transportation or by car, with many parking options located within walking distance.

Public Transportation
You can also reach the Art Institute and Symphony Center by Metra and CTA bus and train lines. Taxis are almost always available in front of these South Loop institutions.

Driving Directions
For specific directions from various locations, click here.

All of the following lots are within walking distance and are handicap accessible. For rates and more information, please contact the garage directly.

Grant Park South Garage
(312) 616-0600

Millennium Park Parking Garage
(312) 616-0600

Grant Park North Garage
(312) 616-0600

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Don't Lose Perspective.
Order your tickets to these American Perspectives events now.

Sept. 19 American Views (4 sessions) $25; $30 EAIJAMER

Oct. 11 Conversation: Brandford Marsalis $10; $15 EAIJ1011

Nov. 16 Conversation: Sam Stephenson $10; $15 EAIJ1116

Nov. 18 Concert: Discovering John Cage $10; $15 EAIJ1118

Dec. 7 Conversation: Edward Albee $10; $15 EAIJ1207

Dec. 9 Symposium: Doctor Atomic $25; $30 EAIJ1209 SOLD OUT

Dec. 20 Conversation: Brian Dennehy $10; $15 EAIJ1220

Feb. 9 Conversation: Philip Glass $25; $30 EAIJ0209

May 15 Conversation: John Adams $10; $15 EAIJ0515

How to Buy Tickets

Visit: Tickets can be purchased at the Art Institute during regular business hours.
Call: Tickets can be purchased by calling (312) 575-8000. Tickets can be mailed to you if ordered 10 days prior to the event or may be picked up at the museum.  
Connect: Tickets can be purchased online. Tickets can be mailed to you if ordered 10 days prior to the event or may be picked up at the museum. Fees apply to phone and online orders.

For Events at Symphony Center

Call: (312) 294-3000. Ticketing Services hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday during the regular concert season. Subscriptions and single tickets can also be purchased online at

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