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Alfred Pacquement, director of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, suggests how a balance between thematic and chronological exhibitions displays a permanent collection in its most productive light. He...
Audio Lecture: Exhibit the Collection
Christa Clarke, Neward Museum, considers the influence of modernism in shaping Western perceptions of African art.
Audio Lecture: African Art and the Modernist Eye
Learn more about Charles Deering and his daughters Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard E. Danielson, important benefactors of the Art Institute and significant donors to the museum's collection.
Historic Collections: Charles Deering, Mrs. Chauncey McCormick, and Mrs. Richard E. Danielson
Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, sits down with Art Institute director James Cuno to discuss how museums are being built to tell both local and global stories.
Video: Neil MacGregor at the Art Institute of Chicago
Jim Cuno, director and president of the Art Institute of Chicago, describes the Modern Wing galleries.
Video: Art Institute Director Introduces the Modern Wing
James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, introduces some of the public spaces in the new Modern Wing. Terzo Piano, the museum's new restaurant, the Nichols Bridgeway, and the Bluhm...
Video: Public Spaces in the Modern Wing
Learn more about Martin A. Ryerson, one of the Art Institute's founding trustees and an important donor to the museum.
Historic Collections: The Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection
Learn about the role of the curator for the Impressionist collection at the Art Institute.
Video: The Role of the Curator
Jim Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, and Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art, discuss the roles, responsibilities, and future of museums of modern art.
Learn more about Henry Field, an early member of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute and an important collector of Barbizon School paintings.
Historic Collections: Henry Field

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