No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the #1 museum in the world according to the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers` Choice Awards. Visit America`s greatest collection of Impressionist paintings, including works by Monet, Renoir, Seurat, and van Gogh. With the addition of the critically acclaimed Modern Wing - just a short walk from Millennium Park over the spectacular new pedestrian bridge - the Art Institute of Chicago is home to an extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary masters like Matisse, Picasso, Chagall, Pollock, and Richter. As the #1 museum in the world, the Art Institute of Chicago has something for everyone!
Complimentary gallery talks are offered daily at noon and run 45 to 60 minutes. Self-guided audio tours are also available in English, French, and Spanish for over 300 works of art!
Hours of Operation: Open daily; 10:00AM 5:00PM. Closes at 8:00PM on Thursday.
GUSTAVE CAILLABOTTE (French, 1848-1894) Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877
Oil on canvas; 83 1/2 x 108 3/4 in. (212.2 x 276.2 cm)
Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcestor Collection, 1964.336
GEORGES SEURAT (French, 1859-1891) A Sunday on La Grande Jatte- 1884,1884-86
Oil on canvas; 81 3/4 x 121 1/4 in. (207.5 x 308 cm)
Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection, 1926.224
GRANT WOOD (American, 1891-1942) American Gothic, 1930
Oil on beaver board; 29 1/4 x 24 5/8 in. (74.3 x 62.4 cm)
Friends of American Art Collection, 1930.934
EDWARD HOPPER (American, 1882-1967) Nighthawks, 1942
Oil on canvas; 33 1/8 x 60 in. (84.1 x 152.4 cm)
Friends of the American Art Collection, 1942.51