Guided Tour Topics

Highlights of the Art Institute

Take a spin through the collections and discover works that have delighted visitors from around the world for over a century.

Impressionism: Monet, Degas, Renoir, and More

Plunge into the color and excitement of late 19th-century life as your group views one of the most admired collections of French Impressionism in the world.

American Art

Discover how artists have expressed the many sides of the American experience through the rich variety of this collection.

Highlights of the Modern Wing: Modern and Contemporary Art

Explore our stunning Renzo Piano–designed addition with the work of Roy Lichtenstein, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, and other giants of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Additional collections to spark your interest:

  • The 68 captivating Thorne Miniature Rooms
  • Unique examples of American folk art
  • Powerful works of African and Indian art of the Americas
  • Compelling Old Master paintings
  • Our collection of 1,000 glass paperweights
  • Greek, Roman, and Byzantine art
  • Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic art

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