Art Institute of Chicago
The second largest art museum in the country, Art Institute of Chicago presents an extraordinary collection of world art – from 3,000 B.C. through the present. This famous Chicago art museum features over 300,000 works of art, including the finest collection of European and French Impressionist paintings and drawings, including 30 by Claude Monet, and a celebrated collection of modern art. Illustrating the world’s diverse art and cultures, museum galleries also house fine and decorative arts from America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America; Old Master drawings; Chinese jades; photography and architectural drawings; and medieval armor. The museum presents changing exhibitions from around the globe.
Art Institute of Chicago’s European Collection.
One of the finest in the world, the museum’s collection of European painting contains over 3,500 works from the 12th through the mid-20th century, including masterpieces by Salvador Dali, Vasilly Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, and Pierre-Auguste Renoi. Art lovers will enjoy viewing rare 15th-century Spanish, Italian and Northern European paintings, significant 17th- and 18th-century paintings, European sculpture. The impressionist, post-impressionist and classic modern works will amaze.
Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Art.
The Art Institute of Chicago’s new Modern Wing houses a brilliant collection of 20th- and 21st-century art. This striking building designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Renzo Piano, houses the museum’s world-famous collections of modern European painting and sculpture, contemporary art, architecture and design, and photography. This extraordinary collection makes the Art Institute one of the world’s greatest museums of modern and contemporary art.