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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

New Islamic art galleries will open in November 2014.


Artworks Going off View

Grant Wood's American Gothic (1930)
See it before Monday, August 25, when it will be deinstalled for a loan to the Cincinnati Art Museum. It'll be back on view by Thanksgiving, November 27.

Artworks off View

James MacNeill Whistler's Grey and Silver: Old Battersea Reach (1863)
Through late August 2014

Vincent van Gogh's Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La Berceuse) (1889)
Through late August 2014

Archibald Motley's Nightlife (1943)
Through late September 2014

Camille Pissarro's Woman Bathing Her Feet in a Brook (1894/95)
Mid-October 2013–late May 2014

Ellsworth Kelly's Tableau Vert (1952)
Mid-November 2014–late February 2015

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.