If your idea of a great vacation involves a stop at a world-class art museum, Chicago is a destination you should consider. The 220 E. Chicago Ave. museum is dedicated to works of art created after the year 1945. The museum boasts an extensive collection of visual works of art. On permanent display are some 2,345 different objects of art, including paintings, photographs and sculptures. It also has an extensive collection of artists’ books.
The museum also plays host to a variety of traveling exhibits from all over the world. At the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago will find this venue’s collections lean heavily on paintings and sculptures in the surreal and minimalist styles. There are also many stellar examples of artistic photography. The museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Sunday. It closes on Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days.
Address: 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Open hours: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Phone: (312) 280-2660