Congratulations and welcome to the Art Institute of Chicago! We’re happy to have you with us and trust that you will bring your experience, knowledge, skills, and energy to help further our mission. To get started, please follow the instructions below.
Fill Out New Hire Paperwork
Choose the appropriate new hire paperwork provided in the tab below. Complete the forms and return them to the Human Resources office by 9:30 a.m. on or before your first day of employment. (The office is open Monday–Friday.)
As a new employee, you are required to confirm your identity and work eligibility. You can do this by providing the identification items found on pages 5 and 6 of the new hire paperwork. Please contact us at (312) 629-9420 if you have questions about the documents. Once you have returned your paperwork to Human Resources and entered your information for the background check with S2 Verify, you must obtain an ID badge. If you are a museum or central administration employee, please visit the museum security office located at 125 East Monroe Street to obtain your ID badge, 10:00–12:00, Monday–Friday. If you are a school employee, visit the ArtiCard Office at 37 South Wabash, second floor, 8:30–4:00.
As part of the hiring process, full-time and special projects employees will be scheduled to attend a New Employee Orientation. In preparation for the benefits portion of the orientation, please review the informational materials outlining options, cost, and instructions in the "Benefits" tab below.
Lastly, please view the welcome videos below to learn more about both the museum and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
10 hours 8 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Supernatural Shakespeare
While Shakespeare’s title characters might have the most name recognition, the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the show. See this focused installation before it closes October 10.
13 hours 27 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a tour of works in our collection presented in American Sign Language with voice interpretation.
1 day 10 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.