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Art Institute of Chicago

111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-3600
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Traveling to Chicago? No trip is complete without a visit to the #1 museum in the world according to by TripAdvisor's 2014 Traveler's Choice Awards. Explore America’s greatest collection of Impressionist paintings, including world-famous works by Monet, Renoir, Seurat, and Van Gogh. Then discover the critically acclaimed Modern Wing, home to an extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary masterpieces by Chagall, Dalí, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock, and more. As the second-largest art museum in the country with outstanding special exhibitions, gallery tours every day, and a warm, engaging family space that is always free, the Art Institute of Chicago has something for everyone!


Daily 10:30–5:00

Thursdays until 8:00

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s days.

Purchase tickets online or take advantage of CityPASS for up to 50% off combined admission to the Windy City’s top must-see attractions. Visit our website for a list of hotel partners offering exclusive packages that include museum admission.

For Meeting Professionals:

In addition to the company of some of the world's greatest artists, the Art Institute offers galleries, gardens, and auditoriums that assure an unparalleled experience for gatherings large and small. Our professional planning experts can create everything from an enchanting hors d'oeuvres reception with private gallery viewing to an elegant dinner in one of the Art Institute's unique event spaces.

Bon Appétit, the exclusive on-site caterer for the Art Institute, will exceed your expectations with seamless, sophisticated service and culinary excellence, preparing perfect menus that offer a variety of flexible options.

Call Bon Appétit at the Art Institute of Chicago at (312) 443-3530 for an appointment to view our special event spaces and discuss your upcoming event. Visit our website for additional information

  • ADA Compliant
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:30am-5:00pm; Thursday 10:30am-8:00pm; Saturday, Sunday 10:30am-5:00pm
  • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 15
  • Restaurant(s) On-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 2 hours
  • Complimentary Policy: 1 per 15
  • Separate Group Entrance
  • Team Building Activities Offered
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