Change the way you museum.
Trained as a painter, artist Basim Magdy (Egyptian, b. 1977) began experimenting with colorful works on paper and canvas before moving into the realm of photography and cinema.
17th and 18th century handscrolls and fans.
Religion meets art in this highly specialized, historic collection.
One of the most original uses of photographs anywhere in the world in recent decades.
A Midwestern destination for modern image creation.
Head on over to the largest Mexican cultural center and museum in the nation.
Check out contemporary and historical art just steps from public transit in this small but mighty university museum.
$35 - $40
Sip unlimited wine and beer in the museum with a private tour of the new exhibition.
For his first installation in Chicago, sculptor Richard Nonas uses materials usually reserved for demarcating space in a large-scale composition that alters and expands our sense of place.
The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art
Adventurously elegant works on paper, sculptures, and installations.
Take a trip to Chinatown for a visit to this excellent cultural center with a resilient history.
See the artwork and artists featured in ART21’s 8th season.
Collecting contemporary art before it was cool.
Celebrate the work by those artists who go otherwise uncelebrated.
Get inked at this highly anticipated exhibition.
Hogwarts on the outside, magic on the inside.
Companion to the touring exhibition Art AIDS America.
Newsflash: Wonders of the Ancient World located on Local College Campus.
Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance from 1960–1975.
See forty-four offbeat works from Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jeff Koons, representing the largest donation in the museum’s 136-year history.
Sculptor Chris Bradley (American, b. 1982) is interested in the real, everyday things around us that become so commonplace we stop noticing them.
Enjoy incredible public programming offerings.
In 1981, a few Vietnam War Veterans came together to build an art community. 35 years later, experience their collective work at this historic museum.
A sense of luxury in the age of industry.
Catch over a dozen incredible LEGO® models of the world’s most famous buildings, including a sixty foot replica of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Major donors of Medieval and Renaissance Art.
UMBRA is an exhibition consisting of photography and multimedia works by acclaimed fashion photographer Viviane Sassen (Dutch, b. 1972).
Contemporary artists take on the saints.
Latin American Art on Paper after 1950.
From attic vases to avant-garde art, this exhibition traces classicism's meanings across the centuries.
Nineteenth-Century French Romanticism and the Sacred.
Drawn from the Driehaus Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts, the posters on view feature such iconic images as Steinlen’s Le Chat Noir and Lautrec’s Moulin Rouge
A living, breathing time capsule of Chicago’s Gilded Age.
The CCC welcomes you to, “Come for the beauty, stay for the events.” Right. Effing. On.
Retro-futurism meets experimental materials for a peek at the roots of Modern art and design.
The installation will be continually refreshed with rotating displays of painting, calligraphy, textiles, and carpets, plus an emphasis on architecture and architectural fragments.
One of three museums located on the impossibly beautiful University of Chicago campus.
Art of the Religious Orders in the Spanish Andes.
Highlights from the museum’s collection as three provocative episodes or vignettes: the modern chair, the emergence of postmodern design, and contemporary identity systems in graphic design.
Forget Halloween. The 30th Annual Day of the Dead exhibit shares the roots and culture behind this ancient spiritual tradition of sadness, humor, and celebration of life.
Visit TripAdvisor’s 2015 #1 Museum in the World, boasting one of the most impressive European painting collections in the U.S.