Art Institute of Chicago
An important pictorial collection for art lovers.
One of the most important museums.
It is essential to spend one day on your visit to the city being captivated by the great impressionist paintings by some of the best artists in history such as Renoir’s Two Sisters (On the Terrace),Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait or Edgar Degas’ Ballet at the Paris Opera. The second largest art museum in the country also houses an extraordinary collection of modern and contemporary work, of Dali, Matisse, Picasso, Warhol and Pollock, among many others. Especially noteworthy is Grant Wood’s American Gothic, one of the most well-known images of twentieth-century American art. In the Thorne Miniature Rooms you will feel like a giant surrounded by the detailed interiors of European houses up to the 1930s and American household furniture. Closed from Saturday to Tuesday, it is worth paying the 23 dollars entrance to admire the best art in the world. Find out more about the collection at www.artic.edu.