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Collection Updates

The Art Institute is an active lending institution that is additionally always trying to improve the experience of visitors. Periodically some galleries may be closed and works of art may be on loan to institutions around the globe. To ensure that your visit meets your expectations, please check the updates below.

Gallery Closures

The paperweights gallery will be closed January 20–30 so that the artworks can be photographed for the museum's rapid imaging project.

The textiles galleries are currently closed for reinstallation and will reopen in February.

The Modern Wing contemporary art galleries will close on March 9 in preparation for Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014.

Artworks off View

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes's Friar Pedro Shoots El Maragato as His Horse Runs Off (c. 1806), Friar Pedro Wrests the Gun from El Maragato (c. 1806), and The Winter Scene (c. 1786)
Through February 2015

William Glackens's At Mouquin's (1905)
Through February 2015

Ellsworth Kelly's Tableau Vert (1952)
Through late February 2015

Claude Monet's Rocks at Port-Goulphar, Belle-Île (1886)
Through March 2015

Edgar Degas's Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys (c. 1860)
Through March 2015

Peter Blume's The Rock (1944–48)
Through April 2015

Paul Cézanne's Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair (1888–90)
Through April 2015

Mary Cassatt's The Child's Bath (1893)
Through September 2015

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Two Sisters (On the Terrace) (1881)
Through September 2015

Berthe Morisot's Woman at Her Toilette (1875/80)
Through September 2015

Francis Picabia's Edtaonisl (Ecclesiastic) (1913)
Through summer 2017

If there is a particular artwork you're hoping to see on your visit, please check our online collection to make sure it is currently on view.