November 29–January 8 Grand Staircase Steal a kiss with your sweetheart or snap a picture with your family under this monumental ball of merriment—it’s nearly four feet in diameter.
Free Gift Wrapping
November 29–December 24 Michigan Avenue Lobby Cross some items off your holiday shopping list at the Museum Shop, and we'll make sure your presents look positively perfect.
A Taste of History and America
November 12–January 27 Terzo Piano, Museum Café, Caffè Moderno The museum’s restaurants are taking their cue from the eagerly anticipated Art and Appetite with special menu options. Stop by and experience American history through all your senses.
Thursdays in December, 5:00–7:30 Museum Café Enjoy 12 delicious courses inspired by recipes included in the Art and Appetite exhibition catalogue. Courses include savories, sweets, and cocktails. Member discount applies.
13 hours 52 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.
15 hours 44 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Icelandic artist/musician Ragnar Kjartansson’s intensely durational works often manifest a rare synthesis of pathos and humor.
A Lot of Sorrow is both a music video and extended concert film, in which The National performs its ballad “Sorrow” on repeat for six hours. See the song take on new layers of meaning as the hours pass and fatigue sets in.
Closing October 16—http://bit.ly/2du3GXh
3 days 11 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Congratulations to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on their grand opening this weekend. The building, designed by architect David Adjaye, is a truly historic addition to the National Mall in Washington D.C. #APeoplesJourney #MakingHistory