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.
28 min 30 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago OCTOBER 28–29: Join us for a live performance with artist Kemang Wa Lehulere, marking the opening of his first American museum exhibition, In All My Wildest Dreams.
Six performances to choose from; free with museum admission.
4 hours 17 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1893: The year the Art Institute opened its doors at 111 South Michigan Avenue. We’re still here 123 years later, and our mission remains the same: to represent “the world’s diverse artistic traditions for the inspiration and education of the public.” #tbtCMW #ChicagoMuseumWeek
1 day 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each Thorne Miniature Room is a tiny window to a larger world. Step inside the French Salon and take a journey back in time.
This video is part of Drawing Rooms—now available in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery. See the tiny rooms scaled to life-size, remix and decorate them with drawings, then create your own miniature space.