Grantee Profile

Art Institute of Chicago

Grants to Art Institute of Chicago

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The museum of the Art Institute is one of the premier encyclopedic visual art museums in the world. It is one of the largest and most prestigious art museums in the United States. The museum's collection has 270,000 objects; it contains works of international importance by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Vincent van Gogh, Grant Wood, Edward Hopper, and many others. The Art Institute has 93,000 members and receives 1.4 million visitors each year. This grant will support the general operations of the Art Institute including exhibitions, visitor engagement, and educational programs.

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of a cultural exchange with Nigerian scholars and dignitaries for the exhibition, "Benin-Kings and Rituals: Court Arts of Nigeria."

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Art Institute of Chicago $1,440,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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