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Art Institute of Chicago and 4 other must-see Chicago attractions

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The Art Institute of Chicago

Georges-Pierre Seurat. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte-1884, 1884–86. Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.

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The Thrill of the Chase: Drawings for the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Open through June 15, 2014

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The American Wing

Iconic paintings by Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, and Grant Wood and objects by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Grant Wood. American Gothic, 1930. Friends of American Art Collection.

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Vincent Van Gogh, The Bedroom, 1889. Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.

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Of Gods and Glamour

Permanent collection

Portrait Bust of a Woman (detail), Antonine Period, 140/50 a.d. Roman. Restricted gifts of the Antiquarian Society in honor of Ian Wardropper, the Classical Art Society, Mr. and Mrs. Isak V. Gerson, James and Bonnie Pritchard, and Mrs. Hugo Sonnenschein; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bro Fund; Katherine K. Adler, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Alexander in honor of Ian Wardropper, David Earle III, William A. and Renda H. Lederer Family, Chester D. Tripp, and Jane B. Tripp endowments.Photo by Erika Dufour.

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Galleries of African Art and Indian Art of the Americas

The museum’s holdings of Indian art of the Americas span more than 4,000 years and include works from across the United States as well as ancient Mesoamerica and the Andean countries of South America

Teotihuacan, Teotihuacan, Mexico. Mask from an Incense Burner Portraying the Old Deity of Fire, AD 450/750. Gift of Joseph P. Antonow..

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Edward Hopper. Nighthawks (detail), 1942. Friends of American Art Collection.

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Art Institute of Chicago

Voted the #1 museum in the US by TripAdvisor, the Art Institute of Chicago is a must-see on any trip to the Windy City. Experience the greatest Impressionist collection outside Paris, and see contemporary masterpieces in the spectacular Modern Wing. Stand before classics like American Gothic, and travel the globe through new galleries devoted to the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa, and the Americas.

CityPASS Admission

Includes Fast Pass admission to permanent collection, Fast Pass admission to special exhibitions, and audio tour

111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

(312) 443-3600

artic.edu

Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun, 10:30am-5pm
Thu, 10:30am-8pm

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

For up-to-date information about extended hours, please visit artic.edu.

Highlights

  • The Art Institute is the nation’s second largest art museum.
  • The Modern Wing contains works by Dalí, Matisse, Miró, Picasso, Pollock, and Warhol.
  • View one of the world's finest Impressionist collections, including masterpieces by Monet, Degas, Renoir, Seurat, Gauguin, and van Gogh.
  • CityPASS admission includes an audio tour.
  • Free art-making activities are available for children each weekend from 11am to 2pm.
  • Free guided tours are available daily at noon.
  • Visit the Family Room and introduce your child to the museum’s encyclopedic collection with a variety of hands-on activities. Assemble puzzles based on masterpieces you’ll see in the galleries, build architectural wonders with colorful blocks, and learn about art through interactive stories and games at Curious Corner.
  • Generations of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago have been entranced by the Thorne Miniature Rooms. These rooms offer a detailed view of European residences from the 16th century through the 1930s and American homes from the 17th century to 1940, not to mention a "heightened" sense of self.
  • The past returns as over 550 works from 4,000 years of art come together in Of Gods and Glamour, located in the beautiful new Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art.

CityPASS Entry

Present CityPASS booklet or printed/mobile voucher at a CityPASS/Fast Pass lane.

Special Exhibits Included with CityPASS

Christopher Wool
Open through May 11, 2014
Paintings, photographs, and works on paper comprise the most comprehensive examination of Christopher Wool's career to date.

The Thrill of the Chase: Drawings for the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
Open through June 15, 2014
This treasure trove of works on paper from the 16th through the mid-20th century includes pieces by Bartolomé Murillo, Jacob Jordaens, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

Advice for Visitors

  • Familiarize yourself with the museum before you go using the Pathfinder Interactive Floor Plan.
  • Take a free gallery tour at noon with one of the museum's education lecturers.
  • Stop in at the Family Room in the Ryan Education Center, open daily from 10:30am-5pm, and let your little masters explore our collection with hands-on activities.
  • Check out the Lion’s Trail audio tour for children. This tour is specially designed for the youngsters in your group!
  • Please note that the galleries of European modern art are currently closed for renovation and will re-open in April 2014.

On-site Services

Parking: Underground parking is available at East Monroe Street garage, Millennium Park garage, Grant Park south garage and Grant Park north garage; see details or call (312) 616-0600.

In addition, valet parking is available at the Modern Wing entrance (159 East Monroe St.) every day from 10:30am until 30 minutes after closing for $20 (cash only).

Dining: The Garden Café, Terzo Piano, Caffé Moderno

Accessibility: Wheelchairs available at no charge. Elevators accommodate wheelchairs and scooters. Additional resources available; see details.

Self-Guide: Audio guide available at entrance (free with CityPASS). Families, ask for the Lions Trail Family Tour, designed for children age 5-10. Special-interest tours and apps available for download; see details.

Gift Shop: The Main Museum Shop, The Asian/Exhibition Shop, and The Modern Wing Shop

Coat Check: $1 per item

Getting There

CTA trains: Take the Green, Brown, Pink, or Orange Line to Adams; Red and Blue Line to Jackson

CTA buses: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 14, 26, X28, 126, 143


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Buy Now Adult ages 12+ $94 Child ages 3–11 $79