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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 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
Learn more about Bertha and Potter Palmer, wealthy Chicagoans whose interest in Impressionism changed the face of the museum.
Historic Collections: Potter Palmer Collection
Take a step back in time to the last quarter of the nineteenth century and learn how Chicago's cultural pioneers traveled to Europe to acquire art for the newly created Art Institute.
Video: The Art Institute's Early Collectors

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