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 gallery of African art (Gallery 137) will be closed Monday, May 20–Friday, May 24, for art installation. The adjacent gallery of Indian art of the Americas (Gallery 136) will be closed Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24. Both galleries will reopen Saturday, May 25.
The galleries of 20th-century American decorative arts and American art before 1900 (galleries 161–179) are currently closed for a renovation project. They will reopen as they are completed, beginning in June.
Please note that the ancient Egyptian collection is currently not on view.
Artworks off View
Edward Hopper. Nighthawks, 1942 Through October 2013
14 hours 32 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 showcases the rich variety of art created by those who migrated to Chicago in the first half of the 20th century. They See a City closes June 2.