The museum's beloved Thorne Miniature Rooms are the inspiration behind the newest experience in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery, with three of the tiny rooms scaled up to life-size, ready for you to remix and decorate with drawings; a drafting table where you can create your own miniature space; and animation that brings the rooms to life.
Mrs. James Ward Thorne. A17: Pennsylvania Kitchen, 1752, c. 1940. Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne, 1942.497.
1 day 7 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago 2017 celebrates the Year of the Rooster and marks the fifth year of festive programming at the museum, with family art-making activities, performances, public tours in Mandarin, self-guided tours, and culinary specialties from China.
1 day 10 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Spring is coming… Just a sneak peek of what to see at the Art Institute on the dawn of the Vernal Equinox.