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by Geoff Edlund (subscribe)
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Published June 10th 2013
A huge and entertaining Chicago Gallery

The Art Institute of Chicago is at 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago. The Nichols Bridgeway connects the Art Institute to Millennium park.

The Art Institute of Chicago Exterior
The Art Institute of Chicago


The venue is set across a lobby and three upper levels. There are two wings on each floor, connected by a central corridor. Notable works include 'American Gothic' by Grant Wood, Monet's 'Stacks of Wheat' and Dali's 'Venus de Milo with Drawers'.

The Art Institute of Chicago Interior
Interior of the Art Institute building


A huge range of objects on display cover architecture, collectables, decorative arts, sculpture and armour.

The Art Institute of Chicago Sculptures
Sculptures at the Art Institute


There are also collections from India, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea, and a broad history of American Art.

The Art Institute collections continue on to modern, contemporary, video, and sculptural works.

The Art Institute is open daily from 10.30am to 5pm, and on Thursdays until 8pm. Entry is $28 for an adult visiting from out of town, and the cloak check is $1 per item. Photography is welcome without a flash.

Enquiries: 312-443-3600
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Why? An extensive collection of art in the heart of Chicago.
Phone: 312-443-3600
Website: www.artic.edu
Where: 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago
Cost: $28
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