Tickets for The Art Institute of Chicago: Fast Pass

Hang out with Picasso, Dalí, Monet, Renoir, Warhol, and many more!

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Opening hours
Today:  10:30 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:30 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:30 - 20:00
Friday:  10:30 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:30 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:30 - 17:00
Monday:  10:30 - 17:00
  • Enter America's second largest art museum and browse a timeless collection of masterpieces that rivals any other
  • See iconic works by Picasso, Monet, Dalí, Warhol, Matisse, van Gogh, Cézanne, Renoir, Hokusai, Wood, and more
  • Discover thousands of hidden gems from lesser-known artists, and explore fascinating temporary exhibitions
Manet and Modern Beauty
Now on - Sep 8, 2019

View a collection of Manet's work, from the 1870s through to his final studies before his death in 1883. In the final decade of his life, Manet's gaze shifted toward femininity and fashion, his brushes often capturing actresses and models of the era.

Manet and Modern Beauty features some of Manet's most notable works, such as Flowers in a Crystal Vase and Boating. The exhibit is also filled with letters written by Manet to friends, sketches often stencilled in the sides, along with paintings of gardens.

Image credit: Édouard Manet. Jeanne (Spring), 1881. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

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Home to some of the world's most recognizable artworks, the Art Institute of Chicago is America's second largest art museum, and a reliable way to ensure your day in the Windy City is nothing short of spectacular. See masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dalí, Katsushika Hokusai, Paul Cézanne, Andy Warhol, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri Matisse, Georges Seurat, Edward Hopper, and Grant Wood, without even scratching the surface!

Whether you're a casual art browser or a seasoned connoisseur, the Art Institute of Chicago will blow your mind with its seemingly neverending collection of treasures and masterpieces that rivals any of America or Europe's top art powerhouses.

See iconic works like Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, van Gogh's The Bedroom, Picasso's The Old Guitarist, Grant Wood's American Gothic, Monet's Stacks of Wheat, Warhol's Mao, Dalí's Inventions of the Monsters, and so many more.

Aside from the breathtaking permanent collection, the Art Institute of Chicago is also home to amazing temporary exhibitions, that explore a diverse range of themes and topics.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago
Access to the museum's galleries and nonticketed exhibitions
Access to the Ryan Learning Center for free family art-making activities
Free downloadable audio guide app
Free WiFi available at the museum
Special exhibitions

Please pass the admission lines at the Michigan Avenue entrance at 111 S. Michigan or the Modern Wing entrance at 159 E. Monroe and proceed directly to the security desk to present your smartphone ticket for entry.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
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The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave, IL 60603, Chicago
Key info
Audio guide
Free downloadable audio guide app available
Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis
Insider tip

Kids can nourish their inner artists with a visit to the museum's Ryan Learning Center, where daily interactive workshops and educational programs are dedicated to inspiring kids' creativity.

Aug 13, 2019
The beautiful Manet exhibit was quite extensive. The very informative written descriptions pointed out aspects that might have been overlooked by the casual observer. The audio guide (with no ear buds and as comfortable as using a cell phone) enabled the observer to view a painting in each gallery and listen simultaneously.
Aug 4, 2019
This is how many tickets are being processed now. Get used to it.
Jul 28, 2019
Enjoyed all the exhibits...staff was extremely helpful when trying to locate a particular piece.
Jun 26, 2019
We could get in without delay at all. We enjoyed our visit.
Jun 20, 2019
Plan your visit. If you're seeing a special exhibit, buy your ticket at the exhibit instead of waiting in line when you arrive.
Choose what galleries you want to visit. Plan to take a break after 2 hours.
Jun 15, 2019
No issues with the fast pass.
Jun 13, 2019
There was a long check in line at the museum that would have taken at least half an hour to stand in. So I used Tiquets and walked right in. Excellent service
Jun 10, 2019
Saved us from waiting in a queue in the rain!
Jun 7, 2019
Fast and easy.
Jun 5, 2019
Good, quick, efficient, no additional commission compared to Institute price

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