Exhibitions

Through January 29, 2017
Galleries 124–127
This celebration of drawings acquired over the last quarter-century presents works of Swiss, German, and Austrian Romanticism; Belgian Symbolism; French Impressionism; and 20th-century American art.
This celebration of drawings acquired over the last quarter-century presents works of Swiss, German, and Austrian Romanticism; Belgian Symbolism; French Impressionism; and 20th-century American art.
Ongoing
Galleries 288, 290–299
Member Preview: December 11–12, 10:30–5:00
Iconic contemporary masterpieces by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns are among the 44 new works that transform the presentation of our contemporary collection.
Iconic contemporary masterpieces by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns are among the 44 new works that transform the presentation of our contemporary collection.
Through October 9, 2016
Galleries 217A–218
The loan of David’s painting "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries" is displayed alongside related works on paper, paintings, and sculpture from the Art Institute’s collection.
The loan of David’s painting "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries" is displayed alongside related works on paper, paintings, and sculpture from the Art Institute’s collection.
Through September 18, 2016
Galleries 57–59
This selection of 39 works showcases a remarkable variety of cultures, periods, and textile types, mirroring the encyclopedic scope of the museum as a whole.
This selection of 39 works showcases a remarkable variety of cultures, periods, and textile types, mirroring the encyclopedic scope of the museum as a whole.
Through October 2, 2016
Gallery 285
The first installment of this series presents iconic chairs by makers including Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, Harry Bertoia, and Charles and Ray Eames.
The first installment of this series presents iconic chairs by makers including Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand, Harry Bertoia, and Charles and Ray Eames.
Through October 5, 2016
Bluhm Family Terrace
This installation by the Spanish sculptor thrusts viewers into the center of the drama, flipping the experience of viewer and viewed in an unsettling and captivating way.
This installation by the Spanish sculptor thrusts viewers into the center of the drama, flipping the experience of viewer and viewed in an unsettling and captivating way.
Through September 5, 2016
Gallery 154
Uniting the “two parts” of a bust from the Art Institute and Rome’s Palazzo Altemps Museum, this exhibition features a reconstruction of the original piece as it would have appeared in antiquity.
Uniting the “two parts” of a bust from the Art Institute and Rome’s Palazzo Altemps Museum, this exhibition features a reconstruction of the original piece as it would have appeared in antiquity.
Through October 10, 2016
Gallery 219A
Part of the Shakespeare 400 Festival, this focused installation features three engravings of Shakespearian scenes by various artists emulating works by the renowned Gothic artist Henry Fuseli.
Part of the Shakespeare 400 Festival, this focused installation features three engravings of Shakespearian scenes by various artists emulating works by the renowned Gothic artist Henry Fuseli.
Through Fall 2017
Gallery 168
This selection of more than 20 Shaker objects made in the late 18th and 19th centuries exemplifies the craftsmanship synonymous with the influential utopian religious community.
This selection of more than 20 Shaker objects made in the late 18th and 19th centuries exemplifies the craftsmanship synonymous with the influential utopian religious community.