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Spertus Museum

610 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA

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“strong foundation of Jewish”

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is a leading educational center in Chicago, Illinois. Not affiliated with any single branch of Judaism, Spertus offers learning opportunities that are rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture and open to all. Graduate programs and workshops train leaders and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life. Public programs include films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits.

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Reviewed by
wkroner

  • 35 Reviews
  • 24 Helpful
June 15, 2014

What a wonderful, diverse collection of art. They have a brochure of 10-15 "must-sees" if you don't have much time, but you could spend a day here just wandering.

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Stephen Rees

  • Road Warrior
  • 273 Reviews
  • 242 Helpful
July 13, 2014
Rated 5.0

A little bit of Chicago bias is coming out, but I think that the Art Institute is the best art museum in the United States. It's got an incredible collection of artwork spanning from ancient times to a beautiful Modern Wing that's full of the greatest art from the 1950s on. It's also free on Thursday afternoons, which is awesome for art lovers on a budget.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
jh91

  • 23 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
June 26, 2016
Rated 4.0

Pro tip: do some prep before you go so you know exactly what you want to see and where it is, because this place is huge. They do a pretty good job of directing you to the really famous pieces, but it was still a little confusing and very overwhelming. Overall, it's a must see, and since you can easily spend several hours there, it's a pretty good value for the price of admission.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Greg Newkirk

  • Expert
  • 315 Reviews
  • 326 Helpful
September 15, 2014
Rated 4.0

It's not uncommon to hear people say that the Art Institute of Chicago is their favorite art museum in the country, and when you visit, it's easy to see why. For one, the place is freakin' massive. Seriously, don't go unless you have several hours to spend.

The permanent collection is great, but they also have a fantastic rotation of special events, lectures, and exhibits.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Luisa

  • 332 Reviews
  • 169 Helpful
August 11, 2014
Rated 4.0

Great museum with wonderful exhibits coming all the time. The museum is pretty big so unless you wan't to spend a good chunk of time there, I'd recommend looking up what's there and going to see one or two exhibits. There's also a gorgeous little plaza-type garden to the right (if you're facing the museum) that's one of the nicest spots in downtown Chicago to go read a book or have a picnic when the weather is nice.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Derek Neuland

  • Photographer
  • 297 Reviews
  • 128 Helpful
March 20, 2014

This is my all time favorite art museum. I love wandering the vast halls and continually seeing paintings i've only see pictures of in books. I fell in love with the art of Gerhard Richter at this museum and I will never forget it.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Anna Hider

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  • 1,285 Reviews
  • 437 Helpful
July 15, 2017
Rated 5.0

Tickets aren't cheap, like $25, but you seriously get so much bang for your buck. I loved seeing the famous stuff, American Gothic, Nighthawks, the Van Goghs, the Warhols, all that... but they also have an effing badass collection of swords and guns and armor.

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Reviewed by
tbeckham03

  • 18 Reviews
  • 9 Helpful
July 15, 2017
Rated 1.0

Horrible. I spent two hours here, hoping to pick up a few nice pieces. I couldn't find a single price tag OR a sales associate. You lost yourself a customer!

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tbeckham03

  • 18 Reviews
  • 9 Helpful
July 15, 2017
Rated 1.0

Horrible. I spent two hours here, hoping to pick up a few nice pieces. I could find a single price tag OR a sales associate. You lost yourself a customer!

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Reviewed by
jioooo

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
February 16, 2017
Rated 4.0

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Spertus Museum

610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
60605 USA

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Closed Now
  • Fri: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sun - Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
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