The Art Institute of Chicago

The top tier art programs of the Midwest tend to be relatively small, private art and design schools.
Conservators at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) have discovered a treasure hidden in one of their most famous Picasso works.
Abstract art is easy to dismiss, but what can we learn about art and ourselves when we take a closer look? This is a conversation between several art experts as they try to answer that question. They…
A collection of extraordinary drawings spanning 700 years is coming to the Art Institute of Chicago in January.
From September 21, 2019 to January 19, 2020, the Art Institute of Chicago presents Photography + Folk Art: Looking for America in the 1930s, an examination of American art at the height of the Great…
The Art Institute of Chicago presents an examination of midcentury art and design with In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury, on view from September 6, 2019–…
Most people think of oil paintings when they think of Impressionism, but almost half of the works in the eight Impressionist exhibitions held in Paris between 1874 and 1886 were prints and drawings,…
Currently on view at the Art Institute of Chicago, Weaving Beyond the Bauhaus celebrates the centennial of Bauhaus by highlighting 50 works by pioneering fiber and textile artists such as Anni Albers…