You are here

Past Exhibitions

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
Member Preview: October 28
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."
November 18, 2017–January 7, 2018
Gallery 203
Our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche—one of the very few and finest examples outside of Naples—reflects the vitality and artisanship for which the city is still known.
Our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche—one of the very few and finest examples outside of Naples—reflects the vitality and artisanship for which the city is still known.
October 8, 2017–January 7, 2018
Galleries 182–84
Member Preview: October 7
This exhibition devoted to Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral focuses on her synthesis of avant-garde aesthetics and Brazilian subjects to produce a powerful new modern art for her country.
This exhibition devoted to Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral focuses on her synthesis of avant-garde aesthetics and Brazilian subjects to produce a powerful new modern art for her country.
March 19, 2016–January 3, 2018
Galleries 212–212A
Thirteen paintings by South American artists from the 17th through 19th century introduce visitors to the Catholic orders at work in the Spanish Andes as they vied for devotees and dominion.
Thirteen paintings by South American artists from the 17th through 19th century introduce visitors to the Catholic orders at work in the Spanish Andes as they vied for devotees and dominion.
October 14, 2017–December 31, 2017
Gallery 107
This selection of early 20th-century prints juxtaposes two sides of modern Japan, reflecting both the appeal of urbanization and the nostalgia it sparked for the serene countryside.
This selection of early 20th-century prints juxtaposes two sides of modern Japan, reflecting both the appeal of urbanization and the nostalgia it sparked for the serene countryside.