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Art Institute Admission Costs

Director Says Art Institute Considering Free Admission

Time | Richard Lacayo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In today's final installment of that conversation with James Cuno, director of the Art Institute of Chicago, we talk about what it might take to make ...

Art Institute Reducing Admission Price Increase After Criticism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Park District has voted to cut a raise in entrance costs for the Art Institute of Chicago by $2. The board in March appro...

Art Institute Required To Increase Free Days: Alderman

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A member of the Chicago City Council is attempting to use a 118-year-old contract to increase the number of free admission days at the...

Aldermen Urge Art Institute To Repeal Admission Increase

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - Members of the Chicago City Council are urging the city's park district to repeal a 50 percent increase in museum admission fees. Last...

A Preview of the Bigger, Better (Alas, More Expensive) Art Institute of Chicago

Edward Lifson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edward Lifson

When the Modern Wing opens it will drastically change our perceptions the area. Combined with Millennium Park, we now have a stronger than ever cultural presence in that part of downtown.

Art Institute Increases Admission Price To $18

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Park District Board approved a 50 percent increase in the [Art Institute's] admission price -- from $12 to $18 -- at its meeting today. Un...