Special Viewing Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:
10:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.7:45 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 9:00 a.m.4:45 p.m.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
For information on member tickets, click here . (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this.)
To purchase member tickets online, click here.
Residents of the City of Chicago receive a discount on tickets purchased in person at the museum. Discounted tickets are $9, MondayThursday; $12, FridaySunday.
There are three ways to order:
1. In personTickets may be purchased at the Art Institute during regular museum hours with cash, traveler's check, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover). Personal checks are not accepted. An audio tour can be ordered for $6 with each ticket purchased.
2. By phoneCall (312) 9304040, MondayFriday, 8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.; Sunday, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m. (CST). There is a $4.25 convenience fee for each ticket purchased by phone and a $2.60 handling fee per order. Tickets may be mailed to you or picked up at the will-call window depending on the date of your order.
3. Online Tickets may be purchased online daily, 8:00 a.m.midnight (CST). There is a $4.25 convenience fee for each ticket purchased online and a $2.60 handlling fee per order. Tickets may be mailed to you or picked up at the will-call window depending on the date of your order.
There are no refunds, exchanges, or resale of tickets. No replacements, refunds, or compensation for lost, stolen, or unused tickets. You must bring your tickets with you when you visit the exhibition.
Become a member of The Art Institute of Chicago and receive free member tickets not only for Manet and the Sea, but for two other ticketed exhibitions: Rembrandts Journey: Painter, Draftsman, Etcher (February 14May 9, 2004) and Seurat and the Making of "La Grande Jatte" (June 16September 19, 2004). Call (312) 575-8000 to join or renew your membership, or click here if you would like to purchase a membership online. In the museum, you can join at any one of the membership desks.
GROUP TICKET INFORMATION/SALES
For group tickets and a lecture (25 or more, college or adult groups), call (312) 857-7104. For more information click here.
To schedule a student tour, please call (312) 443-3679 or click here.
$5 for members and School of the Art Institute students
$6 for the public
The audio tour is free to visually impaired visitors, and an enlarged type transcript of the tour is available at no cost for hearing impaired visitors. At no additional cost, guests may also use the audio tour to explore the Art Institutes distinguished collection of American arts, one floor down from the exhibition, with overviews of each gallery and selected highlights of the collection.
Book your Manet and the Sea hotel package now! Enjoy the exhibition plus special Museum Shop and dining offers. Among 15 hotels, you're sure to find the perfect art lover's getaway package. View each hotel and book online now, or call 1-877-CHICAGO
DINING IN THE MUSEUM
Restaurant on the Park 11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m., MondaySaturday; closed holidays. Please note that reservations will not be accepted during the run of the exhibition. Court Café is open every day until one hour before museum closing.
THE MUSEUM SHOP
Manet and the Sea exhibition catalogue: 288 pages. Hardcover $65; softcover $34.95. Click here for more information.
A selection of products related to the exhibition may be found in the Museum Shop and in a shop annex located at the exhibition exit. Shop online at www.artinstituteshop.org.
The museum is located at 111 S. Michigan Avenue, at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street, on the eastern edge of Chicago's famous downtown Loop. Click here to see a map, and information on parking and public transportation.
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