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Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
www.artic.edu

Art Institute of Chicago was awarded $10,209,250 between 1979 and 2018, including 24 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2018 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Art Institute of Chicago (the Museum) collects, preserves, and interprets high quality works of art, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions. The Museum is comprised of an art museum, two libraries, three archives, seven conservation departments, a cinema and film center, performing arts venue, and its school of fine arts. The Museum offers free programs to the public every day year round. The Museum also provides workshops, classes, docent-led tours, and after-school programs that bring more than 110,000 students and teachers to the Museum each year. This award recommends renewed general operating support to the Art Institute of Chicago.

$50,000

2017 • 1 year

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the premier encyclopedic visual art museums in the world.  The Art Institute is collaborating with South African A4 Arts Foundation on an exchange that explores the intersections of curatorship, community-based arts education, and contemporary art of Africa and the African diaspora. Award funds will be used to support travel, accommodations, documentation, and a public symposium in Chicago.

$500,000

2013 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

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.

$40,000

2008 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

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

$500,000

2008 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$50,000

2003 • 4 years

In support of a new museum wing (over four years).

$400,000

2003 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$2,200,000

2002 • 4 years

In support of a new museum wing (over four years).

$40,000

2001 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

$30,000

1999 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations.

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