Art Institute of Chicago

Voted the #1 museum in the nation 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.  As the second largest art museum in the country, 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.

Image credits:

Grant Wood, American. American Gothic, 1930. The Art Institute of Chicago: Friends of American Art Collection.


Edward Hopper, American. Nighthawks, 1942. Oil on canvas; 33 1/8 x 60 in. (84.1 x 152.4 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection.

Claude Monet, French. Water Lilies, 1906. Oil on canvas. The Art Institute of Chicago: Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection. 

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