Art Institute Of Chicago
HoursDaily 10:30am - 5pm and Thursdays until 8pm
PricesAdults $25; seniors, teens, & students $19; children under 14 free
- The Artist's Studio
- Gallery Talks and Classes
- After-Hours Events
- Art Collections
- Dining at Museum Cafe
- Special Exhibits
- Live Music
- Museum Shops
Free Admission For Kids
Visiting the museum with your family is easy, because all children under the age of 14 can enter the museum for free. This is an excellent opportunity to expose your kids to the world of art at a young age.
Private guided tours are a great way to experience the world's second largest museum, and they are available upon request for university and school groups, adults and seniors. Check here for details.
Does the Art Institute of Chicago have restaurants?
From elegant Italian food to grab-and-go snacks, there are plenty of places for dining. The Museum Café is open from 11am-4pm and offers a casual, contemporary dining space with a range of international eats. Caffe Moderno features coffee and tea along with Italian bites. Terzo Piano is an acclaimed gourmet Italian restaurant open for lunch, Sunday brunch and Thursday dinners. Reservations are recommended.
What's in the collection of art?
The Art Institute of Chicago holds an impressive collection of world art with over 250,000 pieces. The collection includes master works by artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Diego Rivera, Andy Warhol and Georgia O'Keefee.