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Art Institute of Chicago to Open 'Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions' Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago to Open 'Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

The Art Institute of Chicago will present 84 hitherto unexhibited masterful drawings carefully and thoughtfully acquired over the last quarter century in an exhibition titled Master Drawings Unveiled: 25 Years of Major Acquisitions.... (more...)
Martha Tedeschi to Leave Art Institute of Chicago for Harvard Art Museums Martha Tedeschi to Leave Art Institute of Chicago for Harvard Art Museums
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

James Rondeau, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, confirmed last month that the museum's Deputy Director for Art and Research Martha Tedeschi, after months of careful consideration, has accepted an appointment to become the next Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Di... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Names New Director Art Institute of Chicago Names New Director
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

Robert M. Levy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago announced today, January 28, 2016, that after an extensive international search the Board has appointed James Rondeau the new President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the museum. Rondeau will succeed Douglas Druick, ... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago to Receive Bequest of Funds for Acquisition of New Art in Museum's History Art Institute of Chicago to Receive Bequest of Funds for Acquisition of New Art in Museum's History
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2016

CHICAGO-Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago announced today the largest bequest of funds in the museum's history. The gift from long-time, generous benefactor and collector Dorothy Braude Edinburg provides more than $35 million to acquire new works... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Announces Holiday Schedule of Events Art Institute of Chicago Announces Holiday Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

The Art Institute of Chicago heralds the start of the holiday season by offering visitors from near and far extraordinary new additions to the museum, art-filled events and programs, music, miniatures, mistletoe, and more. Sponsored by Bank of America, the festivities begin with the museum's 24th an... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Announces Holiday Programming Art Institute of Chicago Announces Holiday Programming
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

The Art Institute of Chicago heralds the start of the holiday season by offering visitors from near and far extraordinary new additions to the museum, art-filled events and programs, music, miniatures, mistletoe, and more.... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Appoints Gloria Groom as New Chair of European Painting and Sculpture Art Institute of Chicago Appoints Gloria Groom as New Chair of European Painting and Sculpture
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2015

CHICAGO—The Art Institute announces the new appointment of Gloria Groom as the Chair of European Painting and Sculpture and David and Mary Winton Green Curator. The Department of European Painting and Sculpture is one of the most visible of the Art Institute's 11 curatorial departments, and oversees... (more...)
Artist David Adjaye to Celebrate Art Institute Exhibition 'MAKING PLACE', 9/18 Artist David Adjaye to Celebrate Art Institute Exhibition 'MAKING PLACE', 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

Chicago, IL -- The Art Institute of Chicago and Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, invite you to celebrate the exhibition opening of Making Place: The Architecture of David Adjaye -- with the artist -- at an exclusive event on Friday, September 18, that benefits the museum's Le... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Features Lord Krishna in 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, 9/13 Art Institute of Chicago Features Lord Krishna in 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

The prestigious Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) is showcasing Lord Krishna in the 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings' exhibition from September 13 to January three next.... (more...)
Venice Biennale Board of Directors to Honor Art Institute's Susanne Ghez with Golden Lion for Services to the Arts Venice Biennale Board of Directors to Honor Art Institute's Susanne Ghez with Golden Lion for Services to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

“We congratulate our good friend Susanne on this remarkable and well-deserved honor from the Venice Biennale Board of Directors,” said Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago. “We admire Susanne's experience, knowledge, and passion for the field, and t... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago to Garner Largest Gift of Art in Museum's History Art Institute of Chicago to Garner Largest Gift of Art in Museum's History
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

CHICAGO —Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced today the largest gift of art in the museum's 136-year history: the Edlis/Neeson Collection, 42 iconic masterpieces of contemporary art donated by the Chicago-based collectors and philanthropi... (more...)
Art Institute Announces Receives Major Gift from Chicago Collector Art Institute Announces Receives Major Gift from Chicago Collector
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced today that Chicago attorney Irving Stenn Jr. has given the museum more than 100 drawings from his exceptional collection of seminal works produced in the 1960s. The drawings, by a who's-who of contempo... (more...)
Artist Eldzier Cortor Accepts Art Institute's Legends and Legacy Award Today Artist Eldzier Cortor Accepts Art Institute's Legends and Legacy Award Today
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

CHICAGO – Eldzier Cortor, the painter and printmaker whose iconic images of African American life have made him one of the country's most revered artists, will be honored by the Art Institute of Chicago in February when he receives the museum's Legends and Legacy Award and his work is showcased in t... (more...)
Artist Eldzier Cortor to Accept Art Institute's Legends and Legacy Award, 2/20 Artist Eldzier Cortor to Accept Art Institute's Legends and Legacy Award, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2015

CHICAGO – Eldzier Cortor, the painter and printmaker whose iconic images of African American life have made him one of the country's most revered artists, will be honored by the Art Institute of Chicago in February when he receives the museum's Legends and Legacy Award and his work is showcased in t... (more...)
Chicago Collector Barbara Levy Kipper Gifts Asian Art Collection to the Art Institute Chicago Collector Barbara Levy Kipper Gifts Asian Art Collection to the Art Institute
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced today that Barbara Levy Kipper has pledged to give the Museum nearly 400 items from her exceptional collection of Buddhist ritual objects and Asian ethnic jewelry.... (more...)
Opening Gala for DAVID ADJAYE Exhibition Set for 9/18 at the Art Institute of Chicago Opening Gala for DAVID ADJAYE Exhibition Set for 9/18 at the Art Institute of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2015

The Art Institute of Chicago and Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, invite you to celebrate the exhibition opening of David Adjaye -- with the artist -- at an exclusive event that benefits the Leadership Advisory Committee (LAC).... (more...)
The Art Institute of Chicago Appoints Chinese Art Scholar Tao Wang to Lead Department of Asian Art The Art Institute of Chicago Appoints Chinese Art Scholar Tao Wang to Lead Department of Asian Art
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the appointment of internationally recognized Chinese art scholar Tao Wang as the Pritzker Chair, Department of Asian Art, and Curator of Chinese Art.... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Launches Online Scholarly Catalogues Art Institute of Chicago Launches Online Scholarly Catalogues
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce the publication of its first online scholarly catalogues, Monet: Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago and Renoir: Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago.... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago to Mark 100th Anniversary of Saul Steinberg's Birth, Celebrations Begin Today Art Institute of Chicago to Mark 100th Anniversary of Saul Steinberg's Birth, Celebrations Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of noted artist Saul Steinberg (1914 - 1999) on June 15, the Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce that The Saul Steinberg Foundation has donated 54 of his original works on paper to the museum, including five of his distinctively whim... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Gala SURREALISTICALLY CHIC Set for Today Art Institute of Chicago Gala SURREALISTICALLY CHIC Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

The Woman's Board and the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago are coming together to host a 'Surrealistically Chic' Gala tonight, June 20, 2014, celebrating the opening of the highly anticipated exhibition, Magritte: Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. Considered by many to be the city... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Announces Robert M. Levy as New Chairman of Board of Trustees Art Institute of Chicago Announces Robert M. Levy as New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees Art Institute of Chicago Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago to Mark 100th Anniversary of Saul Steinberg's Birth, 7/4-10/12 Art Institute of Chicago to Mark 100th Anniversary of Saul Steinberg's Birth, 7/4-10/12
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of noted artist Saul Steinberg (1914 - 1999) on June 15, the Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce that The Saul Steinberg Foundation has donated 54 of his original works on paper to the museum, including five of his distinctively whim... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Gala SURREALISTICALLY CHIC Set for 6/20 Art Institute of Chicago Gala SURREALISTICALLY CHIC Set for 6/20
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2014

The Woman's Board and the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago are coming together to host a “Surrealistically Chic” Gala on Friday, June 20, 2014, celebrating the opening of the highly anticipated exhibition, Magritte: Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938. Considered by many to be the ci... (more...)
THRILL OF THE CHASE Exhibit Opens 3/15 at Art Institute of Chicago THRILL OF THE CHASE Exhibit Opens 3/15 at Art Institute of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2014

In June of 2013, the Art Institute of Chicago received a monumental gift from Massachusetts collector Dorothy Braude Edinburg: nearly 1,000 works, including approximately 800 prints and drawings spanning 500 years. Now the Art Institute will be exhibiting 96 of these drawings in The Thrill of the Ch... (more...)