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Past Exhibitions

October 20, 2017–April 1, 2018
Galleries 57–59
This presentation of 27 quilts explores the way these textiles function as keepsakes and considers how their material fabrication mimics the construction of memory.
This presentation of 27 quilts explores the way these textiles function as keepsakes and considers how their material fabrication mimics the construction of memory.
November 3, 2017–April 1, 2018
Gallery 246
This focused exhibition brings together sculptures and drawings from private collections and the museum’s holdings to explore the artist’s creative process and his narrative skill.
This focused exhibition brings together sculptures and drawings from private collections and the museum’s holdings to explore the artist’s creative process and his narrative skill.
November 18, 2017–April 1, 2018
Galleries 124–27
This rich selection of Fuseli’s drawings and prints showcases his passionate and singular approach to drawing, born of political revolutions and radical aesthetic shifts.
This rich selection of Fuseli’s drawings and prints showcases his passionate and singular approach to drawing, born of political revolutions and radical aesthetic shifts.
July 14, 2017–March 4, 2018
Galleries 101A, 140–43
Eight large triptychs from the "Indian Civilization" series, the last works of M. F. Husain, celebrate India’s rich and diverse culture and history.
Eight large triptychs from the "Indian Civilization" series, the last works of M. F. Husain, celebrate India’s rich and diverse culture and history.
November 21, 2017–January 29, 2018
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
This survey of 16th- through 20th-century manuscripts and prints explores a fascination with the Roman alphabet.
This survey of 16th- through 20th-century manuscripts and prints explores a fascination with the Roman alphabet.
September 12, 2017–January 21, 2018
Gallery 283
This installation mines the Art Institute’s collection to explore the intriguing, if sometimes understated, role of color in the history of architecture and design.
This installation mines the Art Institute’s collection to explore the intriguing, if sometimes understated, role of color in the history of architecture and design.
October 29, 2017–January 15, 2018
Regenstein Hall
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This exhibition explores the trajectory of early Soviet art in all its forms and what it tells us about socially minded art now.
This exhibition explores the trajectory of early Soviet art in all its forms and what it tells us about socially minded art now.
October 11, 2017–January 14, 2018
Gallery 186
Two multichannel videos by British artist Elizabeth Price showcase the artist’s ability to manifest the drama of historical artifacts and archival documents through her institutional and feminist...
Two multichannel videos by British artist Elizabeth Price showcase the artist’s ability to manifest the drama of historical artifacts and archival documents through her institutional and feminist...
November 18, 2017–January 7, 2018
Gallery 11
The Thorne Miniature Rooms are once again decorated for the season.
The Thorne Miniature Rooms are once again decorated for the season.
November 18, 2017–January 7, 2018
Join us for the holidays—and enjoy seasonal classics, like the Neapolitan crèche and the Holiday Thorne Rooms, as well as the brand-new exhibition "Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller."
Join us for the holidays—and enjoy seasonal classics, like the Neapolitan crèche and the Holiday Thorne Rooms, as well as the brand-new exhibition "Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller."