About the Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago is home to an art collection that stretches across centuries and the globe. It’s a top attraction in the city for locals and tourists alike.
View Our Current Exhibits
Browse our exhibits in advance to make a game plan for your visit.
See Our Upcoming Events
Take a look at some of our event options to find one that piques your interest.
|Monday||10:00-11:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||10:00-11:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Friday-Sunday||10:00-11:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
Become a member today to enjoy the following insider benefits:
- Get yearlong free admission for yourself and any children or guests
- Be the first to know about special exhibitions
- Gain access to exclusive events
With various membership levels to choose from, we have an option for every art enthusiast.
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, we’re just a stone’s throw away from Millenium Park and Lake Michigan. Spend a few hours admiring the exhibits before exploring the city on foot.
Art Institute of Chicago Parking
Curious about parking near Art Institute of Chicago? We’ve got you covered. Our building is a convenient 10-minute walk from the Wabash Randolph Garage and a nine-minute walk from the South Loop Garage. Once you arrive, you can enter through one of two doorways. Doors to the original 1893 building are at 111 South Michigan Avenue, and 159 East Monroe Street offers access to the Art Institute of Chicago’s 2009 Modern Wing Entrance.
We recommend booking your Art Institute of Chicago parking in advance via the SpotHero app to save time and money. Simply download and open the app, then visit the Art Institute of Chicago parking page.