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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

On Monday, January 11, several Van Gogh works—including The Bedroom (1889), Self-Portrait (1887), and Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La berceuse) (1889)—will go off view in preparation for display in Van Gogh's Bedrooms, opening February 14.

The arms and armor galleries (236–237) are currently closed as we expand our display of the art of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, including the arms and armor collection. The new galleries will open in spring 2017.


Major Works Temporarily Off View

Heni de Toulouse-Lautrec's At the Moulin Rouge (1892/95)
Through February 2016

Marc Chagall's White Crucifixion (1938)
Through February 2016

Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy Day (1877)
Through March 2016

Gustave Courbet’s Mére Grégoire (1855 and 1857/59)
Through July 2016

Paul Gauguin's Day of the God (Mahana no Atua) (1894)
MId-October 2015–March 2016

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.