Art Institute Of Chicago
Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.
Summer in Chicago isn’t just about time away from school to play outside in the sun. Stimulating the mind through creativity and the arts is a great way to keep the summer as an educational time for kids of all ages.
Starting next Wednesday, visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago will get new insight into the special relationship that existed between Pablo Picasso and this city.
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For all those hoping to catch a great exhibit in the new year ahead, these upcoming features are well worth considering.
From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
The museum installed the canned-roar system for the NATO summit in May and decided to use it after-hours. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.
The Field Museum as decided to join the other institutions on the Museum Campus and close on Sunday and Monday for the NATO Summit.
With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.
The Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago will be closed for three days on the weekend of the NATO Summit.
When contemplating a contribution to arts organizations in the Chicago area, these noteworthy venues consistently exhibit a high standard in creative achievement. Put your money toward a cause that will show results everyone can enjoy.
Chicago locals enjoy hosting out-of-town friends and families. They get to show off the artistic side of this exciting city. Here are some of the unforgettable works of art in Chicago that can’t be missed on the next visit.
A robot with 15 cameras in its head has been recording some of most important works at the Art Institute of Chicago for worldwide distribution, as part of the Google Art Project.
A design student from the School of the Art Institute has been picked to have his artwork displayed in mural form along the Kennedy Expressway.
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out our quick guide to five can’t-miss picks for March.
The Art Institute of Chicago plans to expand its volunteer docent corps to give tours to more school groups in the future.
The strange object that sits on top of the Art Institute of Chicago looks like it comes from another world. It resembles an insect, with a ball in the middle, two solar panels sticking out from the sides like wings, and three legs anchoring it to the ground. The object is an installation by artist Spencer Finch called “Lunar” and it’s completely surreal set against the Chicago skyline…
Last summer, the Art Institute of Chicago named a new president. Now it has a new marketing chief as well.
You walk among Chicago’s iconic buildings each day, but how much do you know about their history? Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention, on view at the Art Institute of Chicago through January 15, offers background on some of our most notable buildings as well as an overview of the distinguished architect’s career.
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