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Dining & Shopping


Looking for a spot to grab a bite to eat or a souvenir of your visit? We’ve got you covered.


We’re thrilled to be partnering with culinary leaders Levy and Boka Restaurant Group as well as Executive Chef Jay Labs to bring a rotating selection from the city’s hottest eateries to our two dining spaces and our Member Bar.

Please note that all dining locations accept only card payments, and no reservations are needed. Also be aware that seating in our dining spaces is reserved for patrons; outside food and beverages are not permitted.

The Café 

Photograph of many plates of food, a colorful salad with two soft-boiled eggs at center.

Thursday–Monday, 10:30–4

Lower level of the Rubloff Building, adjacent to McKinlock Court

The Café is home to an array of fresh seasonal dishes from Boka Restaurant Group—sandwiches, salads, desserts, and more.

Modern Bar 

La Patinette Brand Hero 3

Thursday–Monday, 10:30–4 (Thursdays until 7)

Second level of the Modern Wing, overlooking Griffin Court

Take a break in the Modern Bar, which offers lighter fare plus a full coffee, tea, and beverage menu.

The Member Bar at Terzo Piano

Color photograph of a stark, modern dining space accented with white marble counters, more than a dozen square tables with gray leather chairs at center and floor-to-ceiling windows revealing a city skyline and portion of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Thursday–Monday, 10–4 (Thursdays until 7)

Third level of the Modern Wing

Members and their guests can take in the outstanding views of the city, park, and lake while sipping free coffee and tea in this third-level perch. Wine, beer, cocktails, and light snacks are also available for purchase in this light-filled space.


From books and notecards to jewelry and home decor, we have something every art lover will love.

Shopping And Dining

On-Site Locations and Hours

Museum Shop
Inside the Michigan Avenue entrance

Modern Shop
Inside the Modern Wing entrance (across Monroe Street from Millennium Park)

Monday 10–5
Tuesday–Wednesday closed
Thursday 10–8
Friday–Sunday 10–5

Online Shop

Shop our largest selection of items whenever, from wherever, at

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