Free admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is available to current Illinois educators, including pre-K–12 teachers, teaching artists working in schools, and homeschool parents. Educators can register here to receive a voucher for a complimentary ticket to the museum. This voucher must be presented at one of the museum’s admission counters with a valid educator ID.
A complimentary ticket will not be granted without one of the following forms of acceptable identification:
current school ID
current Illinois Education Association ID card
Teaching Artist Working in Schools
letter on school letterhead indicating that the teaching artist is currently working in an Illinois pre-K–12 school
Illinois homeschool co-op member ID card
Illinois homeschool legal defense association member ID card
15 hours 43 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Happy birthday to Edward Hopper!
See two rare loans on view in America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s, now in view in the Modern Wing.
18 hours 24 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each summer since 2005 Lollapalooza brings hundreds of thousands to Grant Park. We found some of your favorite festivalgoers immortalized in works by Van Gogh, Gerhard Richter, and others in our collection.
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21 hours 8 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection
See more than 300 exquisitely crafted works from the fast-disappearing nomadic and tribal cultures of Asia, objects rich with stories from some of the most inaccessible regions of the world. Vanishing Beauty closes August 21.