Deepen your understanding of the great art of the past, present, and future by joining one of the Art Institute’s affiliate groups.
Each group also fosters an appreciation for private collecting through lectures, meetings, and special events related to its mission. Information about how to join a group can be found on each group's individual page.
22 hours 21 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Commissioned for the 1945 Hollywood movie and based on Oscar Wilde's novel of the same name, Ivan Albright's grotesque painting captures the moral decay of the story's protagonist. The hedonistic Dorian Gray sells his soul in exchange for eternal youth. Ultimately, the corruption of his wicked life is revealed in the disfigurement of his likeness in the portrait.
See Picture of Dorian Gray in Gallery 262.
1 day 54 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Our newly renovated restrooms are sure to wow and impress even the most seasoned user of restrooms. Check out their bright and modern new look on your next visit to the Photography galleries near the Thorne Miniature Rooms; you’ll see once and for all why the Art Institute is the #1 (and #2) museum in the world.
1 day 6 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Enjoy a sampling of napkins from our collection with this tongue-in-cheek overview by tastemaker Matt Maldre (Spudart).