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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 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.


Artworks off View

Jules Adolphe Breton's Song of the Lark (1884)
May–September 2015

Peter Blume's The Rock (1944–48)
Through April 2015

Paul Cézanne's Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair (1888–90)
Through April 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

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.