Holiday Displays

Holiday Thorne Rooms
Gallery 11
From a teeny Tudor yule log to a miniature midcentury menorah, the beloved decorating tradition is back—with a Twelfth Night–themed room joining in the fun this year!

Neapolitan Crèche
Gallery 209
One of the very few and finest examples of such a work outside of Naples, our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche returns once again this holiday season.

The New Contemporary
Galleries 288, 290–299
Opening December 13
Member Previews: December 11–12
Masterpieces by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns are among the 44 new works given to us by Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson that transform the presentation of our contemporary collection this December.

Gifts to the City
Galleries throughout the museum
Once again this holiday season we’re presenting the best and brightest new works as our gifts to the residents of and visitors to Chicago. Download this mini-tour with a fill-in-the-blank scavenger hunt and enjoy all these new works on your journey through the galleries.