Make sure on your Chicago travel to come to the Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy free admission on any Thursday night between 5-8 pm, set your moral compass to north, and and take the self-guided “The Seven Deadly Sins” tour at the Art Institute of Chicago. On this fascinating tour, you get to engage with six works of art with brief, entertaining descriptions including “Danae” by Titian (Lust); the 1614 painting of “Still Life with Dead Game, Fruits, and Vegetables in a Market” by Frans Snyders (gluttony); Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (Pride) and other works depicting sloth, greed, wrath and envy. For visitors to Chicago, find some real Chicago deals in the main Museum Shop just inside the Michigan Avenue entrance for up to 60 percent savings on select items while quantities last.
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (free admission 5 to 8 p.m.) Thursday; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. (312) 443-3600 or arctic. edu.
Looking for a fun introduction to the Art Institute? Want to see how works in the collection connect to each other, and to the world around us? Download a self-guide and bring it on your next visit. Each one features six works of art with brief, entertaining descriptions.
Please note: Works featured in past self-guides may be off view due to gallery renovations or regular rotations of the museum’s collection. Works in the most recent self-guide are currently on view. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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