The Art Institute brings the rich artistic traditions of the world to Chicago. Broaden your horizons further by traveling the globe with us.
From tours that explore the wealth of art and architecture of the Midwest to unforgettable trips abroad, Member Travel—enhanced by expertise only Art Institute study leaders and lecturers can provide—offers behind-the-scenes museum visits, privileged entrée to private collections and artists' homes, and the companionship of fellow Art Institute members.
Travel programs are offered exclusively to Art Institute members. To become a member, call (312) 499-4111 or join online.
For more information on travel programs, please call (312) 443-3115.
Official travel partner of the Art Institute of Chicago
3 hours 20 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “It's instinctive in a certain kind of painting... It's like a nervous system… The feeling is going on with the task. The line is the feeling, from a soft thing, a dreamy thing, to something hard, something arid, something lonely, something ending, something beginning.”
Happy birthday, Cy Twombly!
Image: Cy Twombly. The First Part of the Return from Parnassus, 1961. Through prior gift of Mary and Leigh Block; Marian and Samuel Klasstorner and Major Acquistions Endowment Income funds; Wirt D. Walker Trust; Estate of Walter Aitken; Director's Fund; Helen A. Regenstein Endowment; Laura T. Magnuson Acquisition Fund.
20 hours 38 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago MAY 15—Join us for After Dark with special tours of Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840, live performances, DJ sets, pints of Guinness at the cash bar, and more!