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Art Institute of Chicago

Category: Arts

111 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60661


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Art Institute - user review
The is home to one of the finest collections of art in the Western Hemisphere, including the largest collection of Impressionist works outside the Louvre. The Art Institute welcomes a new director this year (James Cuno) and also has changed a long-standing Chicago favorite: the Tuesday free admissio...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
This is third time I've been to the Art Institute. The last time I was here, I was able to spend the whole day and take in every nook and cranny. This visit we didn't arrive until 3:45pm and didn't realize that the museum closed at 4:30pm. Not only does it close at 4:30pm, but the museum actually st...

AfterHours at the Art Institute - user review
AfterHours is held the third Thursday of every third month from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Visitors can explore the galleries at their own pace. It is a hip event especially for 20- to 40-something singles. I would recommend it for sure. I went to see the Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance F...

Going Whimsical in a Chicago Hotel - expert review
So close to everything, yet tucked away from the hustle of Michigan Ave and State Street. Hotel Monaco offers an unforgettable stay for anyone visiting the Windy City. We had not been to Chicago for 5 years. Our return would celebrate our 25th wedding, which took place on the Northwestern campus in ...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
Centered right in the middle of downtown, guarded by two huge sculpted lions, this is a treasure of art. One of my favorite women Impressionists, Mary Cassatt, has a wall of her works on these walls. THE BATH, an oil of a mother bathing her daughter shows such maternal instinct, and from a women who...

Lets see it again !!!!!!!!!! - user review
It was so easy to get to . Thursday night free was great!!!!!!!! Enjoyed everything about it! Tha American artist section was amasing to be standing next to...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
The Art Institute of Chicago is a must for art enthusiasts and mere spectators alike. It has one of the best collections of European Art, outside of the Louvre of course. There is something for everyone here from Architecture to armor worn by medieval knights. I would suggest that you start on a flo...

Fantastic!!!!! - user review
This place is a must. One of the best Ive been to. If you appreciate art, this place will be a religious experie...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
One of the great museums in this country, a trip to Chicago is not complete until you visit this fabulous museum. Upon walking past the great big lions that guard the front entrance my first tip is to pull out a dollar and head over to the ticket sales person and say one please. The institute works ...

Best American Art Museum - user review
Fine Impressionist collection. Probably the best art museum in the United States. Seems to combine the best of the Met and the Boston Fi...

cool place - user review
this is a cool place. i cant wait to go back because it is so cool. this is such a cool place because it just is so cool. the cool place that i am talking about is what you proaba...

No visit to Chicago is... - expert review
No visit to Chicago is complete without a stop at the Art Institute of Chicago, a local treasure with an international reputation. Adjacent to Millennium Park on South Michigan...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
This museum is WONDERFUL, particularly if you like the Impressionists and/or Post Impressionists. Renoir, Monet, Manet, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Degas and Gauguin are all well represented. Make sure to see Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte-1884. His technique of dots and lines can really be appreciated...

Art Institute of Chicago - user review
This is the best all-around art museum in the city. I have been a member of the Art Institute since 1987. Someone asked me why I would want to look at the same paintings over and over again. I asked him if he liked a song, would he not want to hear it again and perhaps appreciate subtle nuances each...

Fantastic! - user review
Plan on spending at a few hours of your day here and you will not be disappointed--more if you ejoy this sort of thing. Admission is on a donation basis and they recommend $12/ad...

Art Institute of Chicago | Museum/Attraction Review | Chicago | Frommers.com - expert review
You cant (and shouldnt) miss the Art Institute: The signature pair of bronze lions that flank the museums main entrance are perfect rendezvous points, and there is always a throng of people sitting on the steps on nice days. Find...

Amazing - user review
If you like the Impressionists, this is the place to visit. The collection was outstanding! The ambience of the museum is also extremely pleasant though it is pretty...

The Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute - user review
When I was very little my absolute favorite museum was the Art Institute. I was in love with the Miniature Rooms and used to beg my father to take me there every time I visited him and so I decided to share my love with the nieces. The miniatures are complete and fully detailed European and American...

awesomeness - user review
its very kool and very kool art stuff. go with bf. he kisses u and you are so happy i think u will enjoy thi...

Art Institute of Chicago - expert review
Family programs, educational programs, self-guided tours.?Housing the largest impressionist collection outside the Louvre. VITAL INFO: Best suited for all age groups We are open year-round 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 443-3600 Art Institute of Chicago Add to etinerary Chicago Di...

Art Institute of Chicago - user review
Very nice--I spent a whole day here. There is a wide collection of paintings (over 2,000 works), including Picasso, Monet, El Greco, and many, many more. There is a beautiful sculpture garden in a glass-enclosed arboretum. I was very excited that I would see my all time favorite paintings in this mu...

Excellent - user review
I liked this place cause it wasnt boring like any other museum you go to. I mean it was just finominal on how perfect everything went with my class. All the kids actually w...

The museum is located at... - user review
The museum is located at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street (111 S. Michigan Avenue), on the eastern edge of Chicagos famous downtown Loop. The Art Institut...

LOVE LOVE LOVE - user review
I love the art institute museum. In the month of February it was free, we had to pay $1 to check our things. I loved it. I would love to go back. It is worth your time and m...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
The Art Institute of Chicago is truly one of the world's best collections of art. Spanning ancient through modern art, the massive location on Michigan Avenue is too big to explore thoroughly in a single day. Instead, focus on hitting the masterpieces - what the museum is known for. Surprisingly, th...

Van Gogh & Gaugin - Studio of the South - user review
This was, hands down, the best art show I've ever seen. It was obviously a labor of love for the people who arranged it. Some of Van Gogh's best, including several on loan from New York and Amsterdam that I'd never seen before. I cried because the story of Van Gogh's attempt to create an artist's co...

The Art Institute of Chicago-PART I - user review
There is a special golden room in my heart for the Art Institute of Chicago. It is the first building that I remember loving besides my own little home. I loved it so much that at age 9, while my mother thought that I was off bike-riding on summer afternoons, I frequently hopped a bus riding downtow...

wait until 2009 - user review
I love the Art Institute of Chicago, the collection is incredible and there are some great spaces and pieces in the museum, it is simply one of the most magnificent places in Chicag...

The Art Institute of Chicago - user review
Built in 1893 to highlight the Columbian Exposition, this classic building not only houses a collection of 300,000 pieces of art, but it contains the world known art school training the Michaelangelos of the future. I must confess to you that I run around visiting my favorite pieces each and every t...

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