Art Institute of Chicago HQ

Chicago, IL   |  www.artic.edu

Mission

The purposes for which the Art Institute of Chicago is formed are: to found, build, maintain, and operate museums, schools, libraries of art, and theaters; to provide support facilities in connection therewith; to conduct appropriate activities conducive to the artistic development of the region; and to conduct and participate in appropriate activities of national and international significance; To form, conserve, research, publish, and exhibit a permanent collection of objects of art of all kinds; to present temporary exhibitions that include loaned objects of art of all kinds; and to cultivate and extend the arts by appropriate means; To establish and conduct comprehensive programs of education, including presentation of visual artists, teachers of art, and designers; to provide educational services in written, spoken, and media formats; To provide lectures, instruction, and entertainment, including dramatic, film, and musical performances of all kinds, which complement and further the general purposes of the institute; To receive in trust property of all kinds and to exercise all necessary powers as trustee for such trust estates whose objects are related to the furtherance of the general purposes of the institute or for the establishment or maintenance of works of art.

Ruling year info

1925

President and Eloise W. Martin Director

James Rondeau

President of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Elissa Tenny

Main address

111 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60130 USA

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EIN

36-2167725

NTEE code info

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Museum

Museum exhibitions and acquisitions.

Population(s) Served

Art Institute of Chicago provides degrees in art

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Art Institute of Chicago

Board of directors
as of 11/6/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Robert Levy

No Affiliation

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No