Choose Chicago® is the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois. When you’re in Chicago, you’re home. With the countless experiences there are to have here, you're absolutely welcome to do any and all of them.
When you come to the Art Institute, two famous bronze lions in front of the museum will greet you. If you would like to know what these lions have to say, before entering the museum, swipe your smartphone on a nearby tag and get a ‘call back' from the lions. It's part of the citywide public art initiative called Statue Stories Chicago.
Inside The Art Institute of Chicago, explore famous works by artists from around the world. Works by Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Van Gogh, Chagall, Dali, and Picasso. Also make sure to check out exhibits such as ancient art, Asian art, and even a permanent exhibition featuring tiny rooms and furniture.
Make sure to also check out Instagram-worthy, sweeping views of the city!