The Art Institute of Chicago extends free admission to members of our community through several avenues.
Free Admission for Illinois Residents –
Our next free days for Illinois residents will be weekdays (Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays), November 27–December 22, 2023.
If you reserve your free tickets online in advance, your resident status will be verified using the zip code associated with the billing address provided. If you’re unable to reserve tickets in advance, please stop by the admissions desks on the day of your visit for assistance.