Search for audio and video files related to the Art Institute and its collections, which can be played from your browser window.
What are interpretive resources?
Interpretive resources can be images, artist biographies, teacher manuals, art historical information, maps, videos, podcasts, lesson plans, interactive games—just about anything! And they're all available online.
Where else can I find interpretive resources?
The resources in Multimedia are only those that relate to the video and audio files. You can search all of our online resources by using the Interpretive Resources Advanced Search, or find more specialized groups of these resources via the Multimedia and Educator Resource Finder advanced searches. We are adding new resources to our website every week, so check back frequently!
How do I use the tag cloud?
The tag cloud found on the main Multimedia page is a visual way of seeing the most popular topics covered by the resources found on the site. The larger the word, the more resources are "tagged" with that term by Art Institute staff. Clicking on any of the terms will bring you to a listing of all of the resources with that tag. Selecting the "See all tags" link will bring you to a listing of all of the tags used in the entire Multimedia site, with the number of resources tagged with that term in parentheses.
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