Join the Art Institute to investigate the rich artistic traditions of the United States.
The Art and Architecture of Los Angeles and Palm Springs
February 28–March 4
Experience Los Angeles and Palm Springs through an artistic lens with Lisa Hahn. Highlights include visits to the Broad, the Frederic Weisman Foundation, LACMA, and the new downtown gallery Hauser Wirth and Schimmel. A stop at the Palm Springs Art Museum as well as tours of artists’ studios and private collections complete this art-filled itinerary.
Explore the artistic offerings of Harbor Country, Michigan, with study leader Cynthia Noble. Visit artist studios, attend a performance at the historic Acorn Theater, and tour private homes and collections. Visit the former home and studio of artist Roger Brown, which boasts an outstanding art collection that includes contemporary works, tribal sculpture and textiles, and Brown’s own work.
1 day 6 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW at 4:00—See the world premiere of “The Electric Stage” by performance collective Manual Cinema.
Manual Cinema uses vintage overhead projectors, multiple screens, puppets, actors, live camera feeds, sound design, and a live music ensemble to create immersive visual stories on stage and screen.
1 day 9 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago A Sunday on La Grande Jatte has been among the museum’s most beloved paintings since it first entered the collection in 1926. ARTicle celebrates the birthday of Georges Seurat, with some fun facts about this pointillist masterpiece.
2 days 2 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT Ladies strike a pose in Blackstone Hall, 1909.
Demolished in 1958, the enormous two-story gallery once spanned the area between where the Asian art and Prints and Drawings galleries are today and housed over 150 plaster cast sculptures, many replicas of Greek and Roman art received as gifts from the French government.