School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Located in Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago is a fine art museum that additionally houses a school. Founded in 1879 the museum houses a variety of African American Asian European and Indian collections. It features a collection of paintings sculptures metalwork stained glasses textiles and manuscript illumination. The Art Institute of Chicago also features arms and armors jewelry ceramics and tapestries. The museums online collection provides access to more than 33000 works. Its contemporary section includes over 1000 works of art by Eva Hesse David Hockney Jasper Johns Ellsworth Kelly Bruce Nauman and Gerhard Richter. The Art Institute of Chicago s school provides global art and design education.