Holiday Thorne Rooms Gallery 11 The beloved decorating tradition is back—with a lavishly decorated English Drawing room of the Victorian Period, the only room with a Christmas tree.
Neapolitan Crèche Gallery 209 One of the few and finest examples of such a work outside of Naples, our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche returns once again this holiday season.
Gifts to the City Throughout the museum Discover some of the most extraordinary works to join the collection this year, as we debut our gifts to the residents of and visitors to Chicago. Download the tour or pick up a brochure on your next visit to the museum.
3 hours 40 sec ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—A new photography rotation showcases groundbreaking Contemporary works from artists like John Baldessari, Sally Mann, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, among others—on view in Gallery 10 through January 2.
Image: Richard Misrach. Untitled #696–05, from series On the Beach, 2005. Gift of the artist.
23 hours 6 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Toulouse-Lautrec’s work increased the visibility of lesbians in 19th-century Paris, portraying them in a sympathetic light when prevailing perceptions were anything but favorable.