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 galleries of African art and Indian art of the Americas (136 and 137) will be closed the week of March 23-27 and April 16–17 for art rotation.