There is much you can do to prepare for your visit to the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries.
Search the freely available online catalogue to see what books and journals we have and whether they're "available."
Look through archival finding aids to discover what's included in a particular archival collection. If there's something you'd like to see while here, note the collection title, accession number, and the series and box number.
21 hours 44 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “[I am] very much pleased that you like my Nighthawks well enough to acquire it for the Art Institute. It is, I believe, one of the very best things I have painted. I seem to have come nearer to saying what I want to say in my work, this past winter, than I ever have before." —letter from Edward Hopper to the director of the Art Institute, 1942
Happy birthday to Edward Hopper!