Chicago and Art

Founder of Impressionist Painting Claude Monet

Founder of Impressionist Painting

Claude Monet

'Self Portrait' Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh

'Self Portrait' Post-Impressionist

Vincent van Gogh

Chicago has the largest collection of Impressionist paintings outside of Paris. What is "Impressionism" you ask? It's a painting movement, which originated in France in the 19th century. This style captures the visual impression of the moment. Showing the shifting effect of light and color while using thin, small brush strokes. If you find yourself in Chicago, visit today.

Museum Location:

111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60603
 

Museum Hours:

Open daily 10:30–5:00

Thursday until 8:00