Coronavirus In Illinois: In Accordance With New Restrictions, All Major Chicago Museums Announce They Are Temporarily ClosingIn accordance new statewide restrictions issued Tuesday by Gov. JB Pritzker to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, all of Chicago’s major museums have announced that they have closed or soon will.
Art Institute To Reopen Thursday July 30, Field Museum Reopening To Members This FridayThe Art Institute of Chicago announced Wednesday that it will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 30, offering free admission for Illinois residents through Monday, Aug. 3.
Portraits Of Barack And Michelle Obama Coming To Chicago; Here's How To See ThemIf you missed seeing Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, you are in luck.
The Meaningful And Macabre Works Of Chicago Painter Ivan Albright"I think one of the tantalizing aspects of Albright’s work is that it is both enticing and repulsive at the same time. The initial response may be ‘oh that’s gruesome’ but the enticement is how he painted them."
'Arts In The Dark' Parade In The Loop Celebrates Local ArtistsGet into the Halloween spirit with the "Arts in the Dark" parade in The Loop this Saturday.
Art Institute Delays Native American Exhibit Amid Concerns"If someone dug up your great-grandmother's grave and pulled out a wedding ring or something that had been buried with her, would you feel comfortable having that item on display?"
Man Bites Off Part Of Another Man's Ear Near Art InstituteA man had part of his ear bitten off Thursday morning in a bizarre attack across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago.
Art Institute Of Chicago To Recreate Opening Day Photo For 125th AnniversaryThe Art Institute of Chicago is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. The museum's historic Michigan Avenue building was photographed on opening day in 1893. The museum is holding a celebration to reenact the photo.
Trump's Renoir Is 'Not An Original,' Says Former Art Institute CuratorFormer curator of European painting Richard Brettell said the president’s painting definitely is not authentic.
Art Institute Lions Wear Cubs Hats For First Time EverThe lions outside The Art Institute of Chicago are wearing Chicago Cubs helmets for the first time ever, marking another Chicago tradition.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.
Neighborhood Guide: The LoopHere's where you can grab a drink, see a show and more in Chicago's historic Loop neighborhood.
Georges Seurat 'La Grand Jatte' Recreated On Etch-A-SketchFor eight hours, spread over four days, Jane Labowitch, sat before one of the Art Institute's most iconic paintings.
Best Art Exhibits Coming To Chicago In 2016For 2016, look for art expressions that reflect cultural struggles and trends. They range from colorful prints to technological influences on sculptures and paintings.
Best Hand-Blown Glass Decorations In ChicagoWhen it comes to finding a unique gift for someone artistic, or merely looking for the perfect accent piece for the hall table, hand-blown glass may be the answer. If you're looking for good, hand-blown glass items for the home or as gifts the rest of the year, then check out these Chicago glass studios, art galleries, home furnishings stores and museums.