Exhibitions

January 24, 2014May 18, 2014
Galleries 1–4, 188–189, 283–285
Member Preview: January 23, 10:30–5:00
Christopher Williams's first retrospective showcases how the artist has mined the techniques and history of photography to pursue contemporary art as a domain of intellectual inquiry.
April 7, 2014May 7, 2014
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April 18, 2014
Galleries 389–399
Member Preview: April 16–17
The Art Institute’s renowned collection of modern art returns to its home on the third floor of the Modern Wing with new acquisitions and loans and a new interpretive program.
February 12, 2014April 27, 2014
Gallery 226
Member Preview: March 14
This focused exhibition offers an in-depth look at the detective work done by our conservators and scientists and the secrets they have uncovered about the beloved Impressionist’s painting process.
March 8, 2014May 18, 2014
Galleries 182–184
Member Preview: March 7, 10:30–5:00
This exhibition brings together eight banners painted by Nilima Sheikh between 2003 and 2010, along with two additional works Sheikh created especially for this Chicago presentation.
March 1, 2014June 1, 2014
Gallery 292
This installation of the work of Indian photographic artist Dayanita Singh brings together one of her earliest series, "Myself Mona Ahmed," with a recent related structure, "Museum of Chance."
March 15, 2014June 15, 2014
Galleries 124–127
This treasure trove of works on paper from the 16th through the mid-20th century includes pieces by Bartolomé Murillo, Jacob Jordaens, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.
October 31, 2013July 27, 2014
Gallery 154
Over 75 artworks—gilded mummy masks, luxury glass, magical amulets, and portraits in stone and precious metals—demonstrate the influence of foreign rule on ancient Egypt’s visual culture.
October 31, 2013April 20, 2014
Bluhm Family Terrace
The Bluhm Family Terrace is transformed into an imagined Chinese landscape with the installation of five of Ugo Rondinone's towering interpretations of scholars' rocks.
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