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.
15 hours 29 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams
Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting,” reenacting what he calls “deleted scenes” from South African history through a masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling. See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams—on view through January 16.
20 hours 16 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—A new photography rotation showcases groundbreaking Contemporary works from artists like John Baldessari, Sally Mann, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, among others—on view in Gallery 10 through January 2.
Image: Richard Misrach. Untitled #696–05, from series On the Beach, 2005. Gift of the artist.
1 day 16 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Toulouse-Lautrec’s work increased the visibility of lesbians in 19th-century Paris, portraying them in a sympathetic light when prevailing perceptions were anything but favorable.