The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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The Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60603

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  • 3 mentions in Museums of art to visit in Chicago?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...The most famous art museum is The Art Institute of Chicago. It's currently $23 for adults. I could spend an entire day there! Another good one is the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago . It's $12 suggested donation for adults, and if you happen..." See More

    • Luciana M.

      Luciana M. said, "...The The Art Institute of Chicago is "the" place to visit, amazing collection. http://www.artic.edu..." See More

    • Shelby H.

      Shelby H. said, "...I recommend going to The Art Institute of Chicago. It has beautiful artwork. The admissions: Adults: Chicago residents: $18.00 ($5.00 discount from base $23.00 fee)Illinois residents: $20.00 ($3.00 discount from base $23.00 fee)Out-of-state visitors: $23.00 Students and seniors: Chicago residents: $12.00 ($6.00 discount from..." See More

  • 3 mentions in How to experience Chicago like a local?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...touristy things - even as a local I love strolling around Millennium Park on a nice day, or walking through the The Art Institute of Chicago on a weekday when it's not as busy or if it's raining. On a crappy day a stop at..." See More

    • Mary Beth B.

      Mary Beth B. said, "...to W Randolph St and pick a restaurant. Walk the lakefront all the way to the museum campus. Don't miss the The Art Institute of Chicago, its worth the admission. Depending on when you're there, go to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park..." See More

    • Katherine R.

      Katherine R. said, "...drinks at Scofflaw and then Weegee's Lounge. Another night, check out Revolution Brewing, Emporium Arcade Bar and Antique Taco. Go to The Art Institute of Chicago on Thursday evenings (free day, though only to Illinois residents — can you fake a zip code?), and while..." See More

  • 3 mentions in How many days should I spend in Chicago?

    • Madison S.

      Madison S. said, "...is a vast difference in the neighborhoods here as well as the attractions. I'd recommend checking out some of the museums. The Art Institute of Chicago is particularly wonderful, especially the newer modern wing which has a great spot for lunch Terzo Piano. The Shedd..." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, "...might want more time. Check out Second City comedy and the The Chicago Theatre, plus the main museums like Shedd Aquarium, The Art Institute of Chicago and Field Museum of Natural History...." See More

    • Tim H.

      Tim H. said, "...you are into museums and the like, there are some world class things to see and that will take some time. The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, etc. Of them, only the Art..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do with a 7 year old in Chicago?

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...my nieces and nephews there at least twice a year and they never get tired of it. I would also recommend The Art Institute of Chicago. It is just a wonderful place for all ages. Go see the Thorne Rooms in the lower level...." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, "...Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, The Art Institute of Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo & Millennium Park and Cloud Gate..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Cheap but awesome places to go and see in the Chicago area

    • Ying Y.

      Ying Y. said, "...to do): Cloud Gate - This is super touristy, but also kind of fun and free. It is in Millennium Park. The Art Institute of Chicago- this is free on Thursday nights from 5-8pm. If you are in town then, just walk around outside...." See More

    • James C.

      James C. said, "...Chicago food and drinks can be expensive in the touristy areas (core of downtown, Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Magnificent Mile). But you can definitely still see a TON of stuff by just walking through these areas as well. From..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Chicago must sees in 2-3 days? Hotels, restaurants, etc...

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...of Pizza :) It's great to walk around Millennium Park, especially on a nice day. If you're into museums and/or art, The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the best in the world. For great views of the city, both the Willis Tower ($19.50)..." See More

    • Peter S.

      Peter S. said, "...If you are into Art at all, check out what the The Art Institute of Chicago is showing, and give yourself at least 3 hours to see it, if you do park downtown make sure you have moved your car by 5 (I think) because..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do in Chicago during the winter?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...around Christmas time? If that's the case then you may want to spend some time at one of the fabulous museums, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Science and Industry. Provided that we..." See More

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...Definitely visit The Art Institute of Chicago. It's warm inside and has a great art collection. If the weather isn't in the Artic numbers (over 20 degrees), you can still do some outdoor activities. Just dress warm. Walking along the Lakefront Trail, visiting North..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Labor Day weekend in Chicago?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...than south. The Chicago Jazz Festival is Labor Day weekend. All of the Museums are great, depending on your interests, the The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science & Industry (although quite a way from downtown and perhaps not feasible for a short..." See More

    • Bridge M.

      Bridge M. said, "...My favorite cultural or Chicago-specific things in the city are: Architectural Tours (There are many Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in Chicago)The The Art Institute of Chicago Museum of Science and Industry - this can be an entire day in itselfRent bikes in Millenium Park and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Looking for things to do in Chicago, IL?

    • B F.

      B F. said, "...Take a cab [less than $10] or hop on #141 bus to The Art Institute of Chicago on Michigan Ave for lunch & gallery viewing...." See More

    • Peter S.

      Peter S. said, "...I would recommend checking out what is showing at the The Art Institute of Chicago..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Suggestions on nightlife, food and/or anything else

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Contemporary Art, the Shedd Aquarium is a great place to spend time, as are the Field Museum of Natural History, the The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Willis Tower (Sears Tower to folks who live here and refuse..." See More

    • Leah B.

      Leah B. said, "...and Prost! for dinner (German pretzels, schnitzel, and wurst). If you want to get in some attractions while you're there ( The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, etc), CityPASS is really great. It's a booklet with tickets to select attractions, which you purchase..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do during a long weekend in Chicago for anniversary

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...with the near north side. Personally, I would skip the zoo and the Field Museum. However, I would check out the The Art Institute of Chicago. Their exhibitions are beautiful if you enjoy art. It's located in the loop, so this would also give..." See More

    • Tommy H.

      Tommy H. said, "...concert or orchestra at the park. If you want to knock out a few things at once you can go to The Art Institute of Chicago which is right next to Millennium Park. Jump on the Blue Line towards O'hare and get off on the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best free things to do in Chicago?

    • Kyle T.

      Kyle T. said, "...The museum culture in Chicago is amazing. I'd suggest checking out The Art Institute of Chicago and Shedd Aquarium. The Museum of Science and Industry is also a really dope one. The aquarium, depending on your budget, might be superfluous. Since you'll be here in..." See More

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...hours. Stop by the Chicago Cultural Center for a free view of the world's largest Tiffany stained-glass dome. Nearby is the The Art Institute of Chicago- $23 for visitors, $18 for Chicago residents, and $20 for Illinois residents - a gorgeous museum that is..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Can't decide! What's a better place to visit, Cleveland or Chicago?

    • Kimberly W.

      Kimberly W. said, "...The Chicago list is huge: I don't even know where to begin. Tons of museums: My favorites: Museum of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Millenium Park, Cloud Gate, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History, Adler Planetarium. In Chicago, there are great..." See More

    • Bethany L.

      Bethany L. said, "...Hey there Stephanie, No contest. Chicago. There are free festivals during the summer and fall, beer's a'flowin', and The Art Institute of Chicago is worth a visit. I like the city because it's similar to New York, but less overwhelming. You get that city buzz..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...are my favorite spots on a nice day, Millennium Park with Cloud Gate (aka The Bean) and Maggie Daley Park, and The Art Institute of Chicago on a not as nice day. Just south in what is considered the South Loop is the Museum Campus..." See More

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...North because it gives you the option to walk to places like Cloud Gate to see the "bean", pop into the The Art Institute of Chicago, or even head up to the top of the Willis Tower for a view 103 floors up. You..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must-do things in Chicago?

    • Melissa H.

      Melissa H. said, "...go or if comedy is your thing you need to see Second City . One of my favourite places was the The Art Institute of Chicago and I had a lot of fun taking a Segway tour of the park with City Segway Tours ...." See More

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...you can feel free to make your own snaps before venturing to the photo museum. A short walk from there is The Art Institute of Chicago which features more photography, and also give you a chance to relive your favorite scenes from Ferris Bueller. Afterwards..." See More

  • 1 mention in How's the weather the first week of February?

    • Grant B.

      Grant B. said, "...Not good. Dress warm! Good time of year to check out the The Art Institute of Chicago..." See More

  • 1 mention in Driving from Chicago to Denver on I-90, what are sites to see on the way?

    • Andy P.

      Andy P. said, "...theater companies anywhere in the world thrive in Chicago. Museums: you can never see enough of the major museums in Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, Museum of Science and Industry. Really some of the best in the world...." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in Chicago over July 4th weekend

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...the beaches. Oak Street Beachand North Avenue Beach are great places on a summer day. If it gets too hot outside, The Art Institute of Chicago is an exceptional museum. One of the best in the world. For Chicago food staples, I would get a..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do if you only have one day in Chicago?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...the best cheeseburger you will ever eat, and Dolce Italian is a great new option in River North. Not sure if The Art Institute of Chicago is a "big sight" you've already seen, but definitely make a stop there if you haven't. For dinner, Blackbird..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where can I get a hop on hop off pass?

    • Lauren F.

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      Lauren F. said, "...You can find the downtown tour stops at this link. They stop near the Skydeck Chicago, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Block 37, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Hilton Chicago, Museum Campus, Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, Navy Pier, Water Tower Place, and Hard Rock..." See More

  • 1 mention in Most impressive staircases you've ever seen?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...The The Art Institute of Chicago has a beautiful and frequently photographed staircase......." See More

  • 1 mention in What are some nice places for Designers to visit in Chicago?

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...there and it's just a somewhat weird and quiet place that's hard to describe. Nobody seems to know it exists. Museums/Galleries: The Art Institute of Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art are not small by any means, but are..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non touristy weekend in Chicago suggestions?

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...Pancakes & Cafe or Bongo Roomfor breakfast and Russian Tea Time for a unique afternoon tea experience. Have you visited the The Art Institute of Chicago? Lots of tourists but a FANTASTIC museum. If you and your husband enjoy beer you could jump on..." See More

  • 1 mention in In Chicago in early May for one night only; suggestions?

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...to wander around Millennium Park (take some selfies in the bean!) and visit one of the best museums in the world, The Art Institute of Chicago. Have a drink at The Signature Lounge at the John Hancock Building for the view before dinner. For..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to take friends while they are visiting this weekend

    • Sharon D.

      Sharon D. said, "...All of our museums are awesome. My favorite is the The Art Institute of Chicago. It has so many wonderful notable works of art. A great indoor venue for this time of year. Really world class...." See More

  • 1 mention in Kid friendly places for a day trip in downtown Chicago?

    • Katherine R.

      Katherine R. said, "...bit pricey. Millennium Park and Maggie Daley Park are close to one another and have fun climbing things/interactive sculpture for kids. The Art Institute of Chicago has a free kids' room — you don't have to pay entrance to use it/play there. Peggy Notebaert Nature..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is a must see/do in 4 Nights in Chicago for two 30 something women

    • Maggie O.

      Maggie O. said, "... The Art Institute of Chicago is a must. restaurant inside has amazing food too. Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise starting on Chicago River. Chicago Detours Walking Tour of city...." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap Fun Activities in Chicago

    • Lori E.

      Lori E. said, "...student - read on! There are so many museums you can see for free or very discounted. I know that the The Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, and Museum of Science and Industry have free admission for teachers (and perhaps..." See More

  • 1 mention in Daughters 16th bday

    • Leslie D.

      Leslie D. said, "... The Art Institute of Chicago is a great museum. Have lunch in there upscale dining room. Then wander around Millennium Parkwhich is next door...." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in one weekend in Chicago?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, "...There are so many options and things to do in Chicago... Definitely check out the The Art Institute of Chicago. The variety of current exhibitions will not disappoint. It's diverse and beautiful. From there, I would walk over to Millennium Park and take a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non-touristy family-friendly things in Chicago

    • Emily B.

      Emily B. said, "...even your 12 year old too...it's pretty great!) as well as climbing walls.Chicago has great museums, depending on your kids' interests, The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Field Museum of Natural History and Museum of Science and Industry are all worth..." See More

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