The Art Institute of Chicago

  • 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60603

  • Open: Monday–Wednesday, Friday, 10:30–5:00 Thursday, 10:30-8:00 (Target Free Thursdays 5:00-8:00) Saturday–Sunday, 10:00–5:00 Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.

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The Art Institute of Chicago Michigan Avenue Entrance The south lion, one of two lions, "stands in an attitude of defiance." Sculpted by Edward Kemeys for the opening in 1893. One of the great art museums of the world, the Art Institute of Chicago collection spans 5,000 years. Paintings, prints and drawings, sculptures, photographs, video, textiles, and architectural drawings and fragments are complemented by a year-round schedule of exhibitions....(more)
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