Art Institute Of Chicago Welcomes Visitors Back After Another COVID-19 Pandemic ClosureAfter another closure that dated back to the fall amid a surge in the coronavirus pandemic, the Art Institute of Chicago reopened its doors on Thursday.
Art Institute Lion Vandalized; Woman In CustodyOne of the iconic Art Institute lions was vandalized with spray paint.
Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'"It's been a difficult time for all of us, but we are really looking forward to be able to reopen."
2 Men Stole Mask Off Iconic Lion Statue, Art Institute Security ReportsLess than a day after the iconic lions at the Art Institute got masks, a mask was stolen.
Art Institute Acquires Rare Tiffany Landscape Window"Landscape windows are rare within the overall production of Tiffany Studios, and the opportunity to acquire such a superlative example of Tiffany glass is one that will likely never be repeated."
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."
Warhol Retrospective Reveals Andy's Playful And Provocative Influences"His true genius lies in his ability to identify cultural patterns and to use repetition, distortion, and recycled images in a way that challenges our faith in images and questions the meaning of our cultural icons."
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?"
Concerns Over 500 Plus Crime Incidents Around The Art InstituteA CPD map show 74 incidents in two weeks when expanded only a quarter mile from the Art Institute.
Chicago's Art Institute Receives Historic Money DonationThe Art Institute of Chicago is receiving the largest monetary donation in the museum's history. The museum received two donations totalling $70 million, including a $50 million gift.
A Rift Over A RenoirA tale of one President, one reporter and "Two Sisters."
Three Art Institute Works Top List For Public Art ProjectThe voting is over and the results in, for a unique, new public art project in Chicago and across the country, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Art Institute, Museum Of Science And Industry Pursue Rate HikesThe Art Institute of Chicago would like to raise admission fees by as much as $5 and the Museum of Science and Industry would hike entry fees by as much as $3 in the coming weeks, under a proposal laid out in city documents.
Cure For Boredom: July's Great EventsMy mom said if I don’t go outside at least five times this month she’ll ground me and I won’t be able to play any videogames. So I made a list. It's a list of five things I want to do in July. You might like this list. Here it is.
Protesters Stage Michigan Avenue Sit-In In Front Of Art InstituteFollowing an anti-NATO march to McCormick Place and conflict with police, protesters staged a late night sit in front of the Art Institute where Michelle Obama was hosting a dinner.