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Collection Updates


The Art Institute is a dynamic organization—expanding its collection, improving gallery spaces, and lending works to institutions around the globe. To ensure that your visit meets your expectations, please read through these updates.

Temporary Closures and Works Off View

Occasionally, galleries will be closed or works may be off view.

If there is a particular artwork you’re hoping to see on your visit, please check our online collection to make sure it is currently on view.

New on View

The museum continually acquires new works by gift or by purchase that expand the stories that we tell in our galleries. Learn more about newly acquired works here.


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