Through numerous programs and resources, the Art Institute strives to increase art awareness and appreciation for students of all ages.
Whether you're a teacher who would like to bring a class to the museum, a caregiver who would like to launch their children's lifelong journey into art, a company that would like to engage a lecturer to speak about a current exhibition, or a senior looking to feed your lifelong passion for art, you can find information about our outreach efforts here. Art lovers of all ages will enjoy discovering the museum's wealth of podcasts and videos by using the Multimedia Finder.
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2 hours 38 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1893: The year the Art Institute opened its doors at 111 South Michigan Avenue. We’re still here 123 years later, and our mission remains the same: to represent “the world’s diverse artistic traditions for the inspiration and education of the public.” #tbtCMW #ChicagoMuseumWeek
1 day 43 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each Thorne Miniature Room is a tiny window to a larger world. Step inside the French Salon and take a journey back in time.
This video is part of Drawing Rooms—now available in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery. See the tiny rooms scaled to life-size, remix and decorate them with drawings, then create your own miniature space.
1 day 4 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago The Shogun’s World closes in less than a month. ARTicle explores the evocative visuals of Japanese maps of the 18th and 19th centuries, including one example depicting an island “occupied by seductive shape-shifting women cannibals.”