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.
19 hours 8 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW—Join us at 10:00 for the annual Wreathing of the Lions. Free!
21 hours 14 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Thanksgiving and sanity don’t always go together. This museum favorite once sparked a firestorm of controversy.
23 hours 45 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT A downtown Chicagoan brightens up Adams Street with a colorful centerpiece for the holidays, 1970s.
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