Art Institute

The Art Institute Chicago

Visit the world’s best museum, the Art Institute of Chicago. Cover nearly one million square feet of space at the Art Institute and enjoy selections from their collection of nearly 300,000 works of art. Ranked #1 out of 659 on TripAdvisor, this is a must see for your Chicago to-do list.

Visiting the Art Institute

The Museum is open daily from 10:30AM through 5:30PM, and 8PM on Thursdays. If you are an Illinois resident, you can visit for free on Thursday evenings from 5PM to 8PM. General Admission for adults is $25 with children under 14 enjoy free admission.

Current Exhibitions

Doctrine & Devotion: Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms and Armor

Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg

The Photographer’s Curator: Hugh Edwards

Selling Design: 27 Chicago Designers 1936-1991

City and Country: Prints from Early 20th Century Japan

Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

Past Forward: Architecture and Design at the Art Institute

The New Contemporary

For a full list of exhibitions, please visit the Art Institute Website.


The Museum offers two Café locations for dining, snacks and beverages during your visit. If you are looking for a spectacular dining experience, make reservations at the award winning, Terzo Piano located on the Third Level of the Modern Wing.


When you visit the Art Institute, be sure to download the free mobile app! The app offers you self-guided tours, behind-the-scenes stories and music to guide you through the artwork. Audio guides in multiple languages, as well as mini-tours are also available. For more information on getting around the museum, click here.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Chicago!


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