Past

The Art Institute is proud and honored to have partnered with the following corporations and foundations.

Sponsors strengthen and diversify their civic, national, and international image while helping the Art Institute meet the costs of making art accessible to the world.


2012

The Last Harvest: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore
Sara Lee Foundation

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospecitve

Bank of America


2010

Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917
Motorola Foundation

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century
Harris Bank

Looking after Louis Sullivan: Photographs, Drawings, and Fragments
Bank of America


2009

Selections from the Architecture and Design Collection
Northern Trust

Cy Twombly: The Natural World, Selected Works 2000–2007
UBS

Modern Wing Free Grand Opening Weekend
Target


2008

Benin—Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria
Sara Lee Foundation

Ed Ruscha and Photography
Macy’s

Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Harris Bank

Edward Hopper
Exelon


2007

Richard Misrach: On the Beach
David Yurman

Jeff Wall
LaSalle Bank
The Boeing Company


2005

Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
Sara Lee Foundation

Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
The Boeing Company

Chicago Architecture: Ten Visions
Bank of America


2004

American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh
LaSalle Bank

Seurat and the Making of "La Grande Jatte"
Northern Trust

Rembrandt’s Journey
Abbott Laboratories Fund
Merrill Lynch


2003

Manet and the Sea
J. P. Morgan Chase

A Century of Collecting: African American Art in the Art Institute of Chicago
The LaSalle Banks


2002

The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence
Bank One Foundation

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting
Boeing


2001

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South
SBC

Taken by Design
LaSalle Bank

Beyond the Easel
Sara Lee Foundation


2000

Skyscrapers: The New Millennium
Julien J. Studley, Inc.

Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen
Commonwealth Edison Company
Sara Lee Foundation

To Conserve a Legacy: Art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
AT&T
Ford Motor Company


1999

Ellsworth Kelly: The Early Drawings 1948–1955
Citibank

Salomon Smith BarneyKenneth Josephson: A Retrospective
LaSalle Bank


1998

Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archeology of the Unknown Past
First Chicago NBD Corporation

Irving Penn: A Career in Photography
Marshall Field’s

Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman
Sara Lee Foundation


1997

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Sara Lee Foundation

Degas: Beyond Impressionism
J.P. Morgan & Company Incorporated

Michelangelo and His Influence: Drawings from Windsor Castle
Coopers & Lybrand


1996

The Subject Is Music: Photographs from the Permanent Collection
Coopers & Lybrand