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Art Institute of Chicago Holiday Hours 2018-2019

The Art Institute of Chicago is a popular place for tourists to visit during the holidays. It's important to them to stay open for most of the year but they do have different hours throughout the year. Their holiday schedule is very different than other museums so we keep the list below updated year round so you can better plan your trips.


Dec 31 New Year's Eve Monday Regular Hours
Jan 1 New Year's Day Tuesday Closed
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day Monday Regular Hours
Feb 18 Presidents' Day Monday Regular Hours
April 19 Good Friday Friday Regular Hours
April 21 Easter Sunday Regular Hours
May 27 Memorial Day Monday Regular Hours
Jul 4 Independence Day Thursday Regular Hours
Sep 2 Labor Day Monday Regular Hours
Oct 14 Columbus Day Monday Regular Hours
Nov 11 Veterans Day Monday Regular Hours
Nov 27 Day Before Thanksgiving Wednesday Regular Hours
Nov 28 Thanksgiving Thursday Closed
Nov 29 Black Friday Friday Regular Hours
Dec 24 Christmas Eve Tuesday Regular Hours
Dec 25 Christmas Day Wednesday Closed
Dec 26 Day after Christmas Thursday Regular Hours
Dec 31 New Year's Eve Tuesday Regular Hours