Holiday Small Plates December 3, 10, and 17 5:00–7:00 Museum Café Celebrate the holidays with a seasonally inspired menu on Thursday evenings in December. Reservations are recommended but not required. Call (312) 553-9675.
Gift Memberships www.artic.edu/joinnow (312) 499-4111, Monday–Friday, 9:00–5:00 CST Visit any Member Services desk in the museum for immediate fulfillment through December 24! Wrap up the museum’s world-renowned collection with a gift membership this holiday season. With free admission, exclusive exhibition previews, member-only educational and travel opportunities, plus so much more—membership is the perfect gift for the art lover in your life.
Just be sure to place your order online or by phone by December 10 to guarantee holiday delivery.
Valet Parking Modern Wing Entrance $28 per car at drop-off, cash only Don’t waste time searching for—or even thinking about—parking. Let us take care of it. Our valet service is available during regular museum hours right in front of the Modern Wing entrance on Monroe Street.
Free Trolley between the Art Institute and Navy Pier Saturdays and Sundays December 5–6 and 12–13 Daily December 19–31* The free trolley operates non-stop between the Art Institute’s Modern Wing entrance (159 East Monroe Street) and Entrance 2 at Navy Pier under Festival Hall (600 East Grand Avenue).
Trolley departs every 20 minutes.
First trolley departs Navy Pier at 10:00 a.m.
Last trolley departs the Art Institute of Chicago at 5:00 p.m.
18 hours 9 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago OCTOBER 14—Join us for After Dark in the Modern Wing!
See the groundbreaking exhibition Moholy-Nagy: Future Present with special tours and late-night access. And check out live performances by Phebe Starr and Campdogzz, plus DJ sets from Shaka 23.
Attendees must be 21+. Hosted by The Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago.
22 hours 13 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Each Thorne Miniature Room is a tiny window to a larger world.
In Drawing Rooms, see the tiny rooms scaled to life-size. Remix and decorate them with drawings, then create your own miniature space—now available in the Ryan Learning Center's Interactive Gallery.