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 contemporary art galleries are currently closed in preparation for Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014, which will be held in those galleries from May 15 to October 4. The permanent collection will be back on view in mid-November.
The gallery (136) featuring highlights of our arms and armor collection will be closed Wednesday, April 22, for artwork installation.