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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
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 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
In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
Susan Benjamin and Stuart Cohen bring to life the world of such legendary Chicagoans as the Armours, McCormicks, Pullmans, and Ryersons, who immortalized their place among the city's elite with...
Audio Lecture: Great Houses of Chicago
Christopher Monkhouse, Eloise W. Martin Chair of European Decorative Arts, traces the evolution of the upcoming exhibition of wine-themed art works, opening at the Art Institute in the summer of 2009.
Audio Lecture: Making 'A Case for Wine' at the Art Institute
Joan Arenberg moderates a panel discussion with collector Curt Conklin, artist and critic Michelle Grabner, and gallerist Rowley Kennerk that explores the relationship between artists, art dealers,...
Audio Lecture: Is There an Art to Art Collecting?
Barbara Plankensteiner, Museum of Ethnology, Vienna, reviews the highlights of the Art Institute's installation of Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria.
Audio Lecture: The History and Transformation of a Benin Exhibition
The symposium "The Gray Collection—A Particular Eye" was opened and hosted by Suzanne McCullagh, Anne Vogt Fuller and Marion Titus Searle Curator of Earlier Prints and Drawings. The first speaker,...
Audio Lecture: Museums vs. Private Collectors: The Role of Personal Taste in Acquisitions

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