The Publications Department of the Art Institute of Chicago, a publisher of books since the museum’s inception in the late 19th century, offers titles focused on the museum’s rich collection, history, and exhibitions.
The booklist featured in these pages serves many audiences, from students and scholars to children and families. The Art Institute’s publications have received numerous awards and are distributed nationally and internationally by Yale University Press.
Mary Cassatt. On a Balcony, 1878/79. Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of her aunt, Delia Spencer Field.
For even more reading, consider Reading between the Lions, the Art Institute’s book club, where each season a different title and discussion guide is posted for your book club.
18 hours 51 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago The Art Institute has the world's largest collection of Monet’s Stacks of Wheat paintings, and what better way to herald the beginning of fall weather than with this masterpiece depicting the end of an autumn day.
See this and other works by Monet on view in Gallery 243.
21 hours 26 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Photographer Deana Lawson joins us to discuss her work, currently on view in the Modern Wing.
1 day 39 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—David Adjaye Selects
Born in Tanzania to Ghanian parents, architect David Adjaye is often directly inspired by the rich formal and material innovations of African art and design. See an installation of works in the African art galleries selected by Adjaye, with commentary addressing the architect’s creative interests and processes.