The Art Institute is an active lending institution that is additionally always trying to improve the experience of visitors. Periodically some galleries may be closed and works of art may be on loan to institutions around the globe. To ensure that your visit meets your expectations, please check the updates below.
Ancient and Byzantine Art
The galleries of ancient and Byzantine art will reopen on November 11, 2012, as the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art.
Our paperweight gallery is currently being renovated in order to increase the number of works on view from 341 to more than 800. It will reopen in September 2012 as the expanded gallery for the Arthur Rubloff Collection of Paperweights.