Museum Hours

Monday–Wednesday, 10:30–5:00 
Thursday, 10:30–8:00 
Friday–Sunday, 10:30–5:00

Free Family Wednesdays 

Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free to Illinois residents the first and second Wednesday of every month. 

Admission to the Ryan Education Center is free. Admission to the museum is free for kids under 14.*

*Does not apply to group visits or student tours.