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The Art Institute of Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago

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Cherie Lee wrote a review Yesterday
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I am an Art Admirer. When I walked in the museum, the Staff are very cordial. I can always go there and there are so much to see from the art to sculptors, etc. Before the Covid-19, I went often and stayed longer in the museum. In addition, I liked the different exhibits. The
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mark M wrote a review Aug 8
381 contributions28 helpful votes
Went to the El Greco show. It belongs in the “must see” category. Beautifully presented. Enough verbiage to provide good context, but the show was the art not the text. Main focus was religious art - as it should be, but a smattering of other works also presented. Color!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Andrea K wrote a review Aug 6
Columbia, Missouri369 contributions46 helpful votes
We arrived the 2nd day they opened after being closed due to COVID. We were able to see the art easily and would wait a minute or two then had an unobstructed view. We could observe the art and take pictures without jostling elbows. We got turned around a couple times looking
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Francis O wrote a review Aug 6
Chicago, Illinois33 contributions1 helpful vote
The Art Institute of Chicago is for sure one of the best museums in the world. The building is modern and travelling around different historical areas and collections is super smooth. On top the incredible art you can see in this museum, its location in the heart of Chicago and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Shuttermuse wrote a review Jul 2020
Chicago, Illinois5 contributions8 helpful votes
Sadly, while the museum’s holdings are wonderful, the planning that went into reopening was terrible. There are timed ticket reservations required, and per the museum staff I spoke with, they’ve capped the tickets at 25% of normal capacity....but these reservations are NOT
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from artinstitutechi, Manager at The Art Institute of Chicago
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your feedback. We sincerely regret that you had a negative experience at the museum. As we reopen, comments like these are valuable to help us quickly make adjustments for the future. We have already added more hand sanitizing stations and made improvements to how we manage capacity for our El Greco exhibition. Please look for a private message to put you in direct contact with someone from our team.
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