The Art Institute of Chicago
One of the world's greatest art museums and schools, the Art Institute of Chicago features 300,000 works of art, including 30 by Claude Monet, and 10 departments. The Museum collections, dating from 3,000 B.C. through the present, include world-famous French Impressionist paintings and drawings, fine and decorative arts from America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America and modern art. Browse Old Master drawings, Chinese jades, photography, textiles, architectural drawings and medieval armor, all representing the art of the world's diverse cultures.
The institute is open daily from 10:30 am - 5:00 pm, and closes at 8:00 pm on Thursdays
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