Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603

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Phone: 312-443-3600

Hours:
Mon-Wed 10:30am-5pm; Thu-Fri 10:30am-8pm; Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Type:
Art Museums, Museums

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Best Attractions & Activities, Attractions near United Center, Sightseeing, Family-Friendly Museums: A highlight of any trip to Chicago, this museum is home to one of the best and most diverse art collections in the world. People are drawn first to the vast Impressionist collection, including the world's largest group of Monet paintings. But treasures abound, including the haunting "American Gothic" and Seurat's groundbreaking Pointillist work. The contemporary section has been expanded and now includes pieces by Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Pollock, and Warhol. The temporary shows are also well known and always receive critical acclaim. Kids particularly enjoy the Thorne Rooms, 68 miniature room models with intricately detailed European interiors from the 16th century through the 1930s as well as American furnishings from the 17th century to 1940.

Art Museums: A highlight of any trip to Chicago, this museum is home to one of the best and most diverse art collections in the world. People are drawn first to the vast Impressionist collection, including the world's largest group of Monet paintings. But treasures abound, including the haunting "American Gothic" and Seurat's groundbreaking Pointillist work. The contemporary section has been expanded and now includes pieces by Picasso, Matisse, Dali, Pollock, and Warhol. The temporary shows are also well known and always receive critical acclaim. A recent retrospective focused on the life and works of Van Gogh.


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Best Attractions & Activities, Attractions near United Center, Sightseeing, Family-Friendly Museums: "Check out the world's largest Monet collection."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities, Attractions near United Center, Sightseeing, Family-Friendly Museums Because: Visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago can view the haunting "American Gothic" and Seurat's groundbreaking Pointillist work.

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