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3 Things We Love About ... the Art Institute of Chicago

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1. Losing yourself on a Sunday to the dots that make up Georges Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” (Gallery 226)

2. Watching the sun set on marble sculptures in the American Sculpture Garden (Rice building, lower level).


3. Striking your own “Green Acres” pose next to Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” (Gallery 263; you know you want to!).

Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday; 10:30-8 p.m. Thursday (free admission from 5-8 p.m.), and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $12 adults, $7 children 12 and over, students and seniors; free for children under 12. More information: (312) 443-3600 or

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