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Digital Member Card (for IOS Devices)
The Art Institute of Chicago’s Official Mobile App
Your personal, pocket-sized guide to the collection, the new mobile experience allows members to pull up their digital member card using their member ID and zip code and enjoy access to all their on-site benefits with ease.
The FREE app also offers:
Engaging audio tours featuring behind-the-scenes stories, a variety of expert voices, and music to transport you into the artworks
A “Look It Up” feature that allows you learn more about the artworks that interest you
A location-aware interactive map to help you navigate the galleries, find old favorites, and discover new ones
A listing of current exhibitions to help guide your visit or plan your next one. Look for new audio tours to be added!
The Art Institute of Chicago Member Card app makes it possible for members to carry their member cards on their Android phones rather than in their wallets. Members need only to enter their member number once to download the card and then enjoy all the benefits the museum has to offer—from special exhibition viewing hours to exclusive programs and entry into the Member Lounge. The member card features a selection of images—choose between iconic permanent collection works and featured special exhibition pieces—from the permanent collection and a barcode that can be scanned at entrances to the museum and special exhibitions.
The Art Institute of Chicago brings select content from its long-standing and award-winning member publication, Member Magazine, to iPad users. Visit the iPad app Newstand to download articles on the permanent collection and special exhibitions as well as the full calendar of programs. Become a member today to receive the full-print version every other month!
15 hours 29 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams
Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting,” reenacting what he calls “deleted scenes” from South African history through a masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling. See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams—on view through January 16.
20 hours 15 min 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.
1 day 16 hours 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.