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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 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.


Major Works Temporarily Off View

Jules Adolphe Breton's Song of the Lark (1884)
Through September 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

John Singer Sargent's The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (1907)
Through October 2015

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

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

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