Remember yesterday when it was winter? Yeah, I don't either. And neither do the crowds soaking up the sun in the Art Institute's North Garden. The gardens usually don't open until quite a bit later in the year, but with the unseasonably warm (80 degrees!) weather, we opened them up to the public yesterday.
Not to make you too jealous while you're sitting in a windowless office, but here are some images of Chicagoans enjoying this lovely day. Also, check out the picture of some of our first "dots" of flowers to bloom—even our landscaping and grounds staff isn't immune to our upcoming exhibitions...
5 hours 30 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The average museum visitor spends less than 30 seconds looking at a work of art. So what's it like see a six-hour music video?
A Lot of Sorrow is an endurance test for the veteran rock band The National, performing their song "Sorrow" 105 times in a row.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Splash previews Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective on the Bauhaus designer who also made his mark in Chicago—opening at the Art Institute October 2.