Experience one of the most respected art museums in the world—home to one of the largest permanent collections in the United States—just a 20-minute walk from The Gwen in Grant Park. Discover more than 260,000 artworks and artifacts, plus dozens of rotating special exhibitions, daily lectures, gallery tours, and special performances.
The Art Institute of Chicago features a vast collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art, early twentieth-century European paintings and sculptures, and Japanese prints—plus one of the largest collections of French Impressionist paintings outside of Paris. In addition, wander high-ceiling halls filled with modern, contemporary, and decorative art.
Art and design are at the heart of The Gwen, and you won’t need to wait to visit the AIC to experience its beauty and power. Discover our current and upcoming in-house exhibitions and artist residencies.