With the opening of the new galleries of African art and Indian art of the Americas, we've been able to showcase not only many pieces from our permanent collection that have never been on view, but also several...
After four years of extensive planning and construction, the new galleries of African art and Indian art of the Americas are now open in the Art Institute’s lower Morton Wing. Working with the California-based architectural firm wHY (...
2 hours 48 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1893: The year the Art Institute opened its doors at 111 South Michigan Avenue. We’re still here 123 years later, and our mission remains the same: to represent “the world’s diverse artistic traditions for the inspiration and education of the public.” #tbtCMW #ChicagoMuseumWeek
1 day 53 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each Thorne Miniature Room is a tiny window to a larger world. Step inside the French Salon and take a journey back in time.
This video is part of Drawing Rooms—now available in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery. See the tiny rooms scaled to life-size, remix and decorate them with drawings, then create your own miniature space.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago The Shogun’s World closes in less than a month. ARTicle explores the evocative visuals of Japanese maps of the 18th and 19th centuries, including one example depicting an island “occupied by seductive shape-shifting women cannibals.”