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News Release Archive


This is the first installment of the Museum Archives project to document the history of The Art Institute of Chicago through its News Releases, the first of which is dated December 26, 1921.

The Index is based on the accumulated news releases kept in the Archives and provides a timeline and perspective of Museum affairs from 1939 to 1998.

See Also: Current Museum Press Releases

Using the Index


- AIC: Art Institute of Chicago
- SAIC: School of the Art Institute of Chicago


The date of issue posted in the upper left corner of a summary may not necessarily correlate with an event, appointment or exhibition. For exhibition dates, please refer to the AIC Exhibition History.

Italicized Numbers

Numbers given in italics are designated for in-house archival reference only.


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