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Mini-Tours

Looking for a fun introduction to the Art Institute or a new way to explore the collection?

Looking for a fun introduction to the Art Institute or a new way to explore the collection? Browse 80 different themed mini-tours and download a PDF for your next visit.

Looking for additional family-oriented tours?

Please note: Works featured in past mini-tours may be off view due to gallery renovations or regular rotations of the museum's collection. Works in the most recent mini-tour are currently on view. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Mini-Tour PDFs

April 2012

Narrative panels, graphic shorthand, starkly delineated forms, storytelling—everything comics and graphics novels today are known for has been transformed by artists throughout time. Connect the dots—from Pop artists of the 20th century to paintings of the 16th century—in the Art Institute’s galleries.

January 2012

You always knew art was good for you; now here’s proof. These self-guided tours, part of the Art of Wellness series, lead you on varying length journeys through the galleries, guiding you to old favorites and hidden gems within our collection. Walk at your own healthy pace, and be sure to make the most of your experience by taking in the art and architecture along the way.

January 2012

You always knew art was good for you; now here’s proof. These self-guided tours, part of the Art of Wellness series, lead you on varying length journeys through the galleries, guiding you to old favorites and hidden gems within our collection. Walk at your own healthy pace, and be sure to make the most of your experience by taking in the art and architecture along the way.

January 2012

You always knew art was good for you; now here’s proof. These self-guided tours, part of the Art of Wellness series, lead you on varying length journeys through the galleries, guiding you to old favorites and hidden gems within our collection. Walk at your own healthy pace, and be sure to make the most of your experience by taking in the art and architecture along the way.

January 2012

You always knew art was good for you; now here’s proof. These self-guided tours, part of the Art of Wellness series, lead you on varying length journeys through the galleries, guiding you to old favorites and hidden gems within our collection. Walk at your own healthy pace, and be sure to make the most of your experience by taking in the art and architecture along the way.

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