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.
7 min 55 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SUNDAY—Two exhibitions of contemporary abstract art close this week: work by Japanese printmaking pioneer Onchi Koshiro and Iranian-born sculptor Nairy Baghramian.
See them before they close—http://bit.ly/1wYI87M
20 hours 5 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Puppets take a bow outside the Art Institute after a visit today from Chicago’s famous Puppet Bike.
Stay tuned to see the Puppet Bike in a video for Puppets!, an upcoming interactive exhibition featuring puppet figures inspired by artworks in our collection.