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The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

 
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blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 3rd of August, 2010
The Art Institute has got a very nice art collection whech can be seen permanently. Apart from that they have great exhibitions.

My favorite one, when I was there was the African and Amerindian collection. There are a lot of items presented, from wooden masks to simple tools. It was very cool.

I also liked the European painting collection, it was very nice. Another exhibit I found interesting was the Architectural Drawing collection with an incredible 130. 000 items, drawing and skatches. I recommend it to everyone who likes fine arts even a little bit.

Address:
111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago
Illinois 60603

Price:
Adults $18
Children, students and seniors $12
Children under 14 - free.

 
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