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Neapolitan Crèche
Exhibition:Neapolitan Crèche
11/23/2019–01/06/2020 (more information)
Crèche. Mid-18th century. Naples
Restricted gifts of Mr. and Mrs. James N. Bay and Linda and Vincent Buonanno and Family; Eloise W. Martin Legacy Fund; restricted gifts of Ruth Ann Gillis and Michael McGuinnis and Mrs. Robert O. Levitt; Charles H. and Mary F. Worcester Collection Fund.
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Exhibition: Holiday Thorne Rooms
11/22/2019–01/07/2020 (more information)
Mrs. James Ward Thorne
E-14: English Drawing Room of the Victorian Period, 1840–70 (detail), about 1937
Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne
E-14: English Drawing Room of the Victorian Period
Cities (Detail), about 1950
Exhibition: Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City
11/23/2019–01/26/2020 (more information)
Angelo Testa
Cities (Detail), about 1950
Produced by Angelo Testa & Company. Restricted gift of the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Exhibition: Adornment: Jewelry of South Asia’s Nomadic Cultures
11/2/2019–01/09/2021 (more information)
Bracelet (Tada) with Temple Tower (Shikara) Finial, early 20th century
Bracelet (Tada) with Temple Tower (Shikara) Finial, early 20th century
Shot Orange Marilyn, 1964
Exhibition: From A to B and Back Again
10/20/2019–01/26/2020 (more information)
Andy Warhol
Shot Orange Marilyn, 1964
Private collection. © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Exhibition: Cinema Reinvented: Four Films by Andy Warhol
10/20/2019–01/26/2020 (more information)
Film #1: Still from
Outer and Inner Space, 1965
October 20–November 17, 2019
Still from Outer and Inner Space, 1965
A Sheet of Anatomical Studies, 1600/10
Exhibition: Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age
09/28/2019–01/05/2020 (more information)
Peter Paul Rubens
A Sheet of Anatomical Studies, 1600/10
Exhibition: PHOTOGRAPHY + FOLK ART: Looking for America in the 1930s
09/21/2019–01/19/2020 (more information)
Walker Evans
Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer’s Wife, 1936
printed c. 1962
Alabama Cotton Tenant Farmer’s Wife, 1936
Tokyo Rhapsody, 1993
Exhibition: One Hundred Views of Tokyo: Message to the 21st Century
09/21/2019–12/08/2019 (more information)
Toneyama Kojin
Tokyo Rhapsody, 1993
Exhibition: In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury
09/06/2019–01/12/2020 (more information)
Lola Álvarez Bravo. Familia González Rendón
Anarquía arquitectónica en la ciudad de México (Architectural Anarchy in Mexico City), about 1953
© Center for Creative Photography,
The University of Arizona Foundation
Anarquía arquitectónica en la ciudad de México (Architectural Anarchy in Mexico City), about 1953
Sleepy Nicolle, 1895–1905
Exhibition: The Impressionist Pastel
08/21/2019–02/09/2020 (more information)
Mary Cassatt, United States
Sleepy Nicolle, 1895–1905
Pastel on blue-gray wove paper (faded to tan), mounted on board, Signed recto, lower right: "Mary Cassatt"; 710 x 585 mm
Bequest of Dr. John J. Ireland; 1968.81
Exhibition: Sara Deraedt—Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series
08/24/2019–01/05/2020 (more information)
Sara Deraedt—Ruttenberg
Exhibition: Eleanor Antin: Time’s Arrow
08/24/2019–01/05/2020 (more information)
Eleanor Antin
Time’s Arrow
Autumn Song, 2018
Exhibition: Expressive Ink: Paintings by Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanqing
04/10/2019–11/10/2019 (more information)
Yang Yanping
Autumn Song, 2018
colorful ink painting contrasting washes of green, yellow, and bright pink bleed into each other, dissolving the subject into abstract nebulas of color
Courtesy of the artist
Orange, Black, and White, 1926/27 (produced 1965)
Exhibition: Weaving beyond the Bauhaus
08/03/2019–02/16/2020 (more information)
Anni Albers.
Produced by the Bauhaus Workshop
Orange, Black, and White, 1926/27 (produced 1965)
Restricted gift of Mrs. Julian Armstrong Jr. © 2019 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Exhibition: Postcommodity: With Each Incentive
07/25/2019–04/26/2020 (more information)
Cristóbal Martínez and Kade L. Twist
installation
Exhibition: Room to Move
Through 12/31/2019 (more information)
Room to Move
A concept sketch by School of the Art Institute of Chicago undergraduate and exhibition design intern Juan Arango Palacios, who contributed to the development of the space’s design and interactive zones.
Room to Move
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Mission
The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession’s highest ethical standards and practices.

Historical Overview
The Art Institute of Chicago was founded as both a museum and school for the fine arts in 1879, a critical era in the history of Chicago as civic energies were devoted to rebuilding the metropolis that had been destroyed by the Great Fire of 1871. Its first collections consisting primarily of plaster casts, the Art Institute found its permanent home in 1893, when it moved into a building, constructed jointly with the city of Chicago for the World's Columbian Exposition, at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Adams Street. That building, its entry flanked by the two famous bronze lions, remains the "front door" of the museum even today. In keeping with the academic origins of the institution, a research library was constructed in 1901; eight major expansions for gallery and administrative space have followed, with the latest being the Modern Wing, which opened in 2009. The permanent collection has grown from plaster casts to nearly 300,000 works of art in fields ranging from Chinese bronzes to contemporary design and from textiles to installation art. Together, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago are now internationally recognized as two of the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States.

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Exhibitions

Neapolitan Crèche
Nov 23, 2019–Jan 6, 2020
(more information)

Holiday Thorne Rooms
Nov 22, 2019–Jan 7, 2020
(more information)

Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City
Nov 23, 2019–Apr 26, 2020
(more information)

Adornment: Jewelry of South Asia’s Nomadic Cultures
Nov 2, 2019–Jan 9, 2021
(more information)

From A to B and Back Again
Oct 20, 2019–Jan 26, 2020
(more information)

Cinema Reinvented: Four Films by Andy Warhol
Oct 20, 2019–Jan 26, 2020
(more information)

Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age
Sep 28, 2019–Jan 5, 2020
(more information)

PHOTOGRAPHY + FOLK ART: Looking for America in the 1930s
Sep 21, 2019–Jan 19, 2020
(more information)

One Hundred Views of Tokyo: Message to the 21st Century
Sep 21–Dec 8, 2019
(more information)

In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury
Sep 6, 2019–Jan 12, 2020
(more information)

The Impressionist Pastel
Aug 21, 2019–Feb 9, 2020
(more information)

Eleanor Antin: Time’s Arrow
Aug 24, 2019–Jan 5, 2020
(more information)

Sara Deraedt—Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series
Aug 24, 2019–Jan 5, 2020
(more information)

Expressive Ink: Paintings by Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanqing
Aug 10–Nov 10, 2019
(more information)

Weaving beyond the Bauhaus
Aug 3, 2019–Feb 16, 2020
(more information)

Postcommodity: With Each Incentive
July 25, 2019–April 26, 2020
(more information)

Room to Move
Through December 31, 2019
(more information)

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