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Here are some questions we recently posed to Hillary Cook, our associate director of youth programs: IM033048_006-int_SM.jpg Tell us about your path to art and the Art Institute.I grew up making art but not going to art...
Pierre-Jacques Volaire The Eruption of Vesuvius BLOG.jpg The only volcano to erupt on the European continent in the last hundred years, Mount Vesuvius remains one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes due to the densely...
Georgia O'Keeffe stands with her artworks in the gallery
Hosting artists alongside their art is a privilege and a pleasure that has long been a part of our history. This past year, the museum welcomed contemporary artists such as Mounira Al Solh, Peter Fischli,  Andrew Lord, Cauleen Smith, and...
While John Singer Sargent is most widely known for his oil portraits of august men and women in fashionable interiors, he cultivated a love of painting outdoors from an early age. As a boy he recorded his family’s European travels in...
Ancient Egypt has fascinated the American public for centuries. The grandeur and “exoticism” of its pyramids, temples, Great Sphinx, and culture have made this great civilization a recurring subject in architecture, film, art, and popular...