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.
The Modern Wing galleries for contemporary art after 1960 are currently featuring Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014, which runs through October 4. The permanent collection will be back on view in mid-December.
The galleries devoted to contemporary art between 1945 and 1960 will be closed September 3–21 for conservation work.