Explore the Archives' newest online resources documenting American art related archival collections in Chicago made possible with funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Browse and search descriptions of nearly 900 art-related collections located in over 75 repositories in the Chicago area.
With funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Archives has conducted interviews of Chicago artists and art dealers for the Archives’ oral history program. The interviews gather a wealth of information on Chicago’s art history, adding to the Archives’ existing in-depth interviews in and about Chicago.
The Archives of American Art holds rich resources documenting important Chicago artists, art institutions, and organizations, and we have selected some rare and unique materials from those resources to highlight here.
Art historian Wendy Greenhouse provides an overview of the archival documentation project she recently undertook with the sponsorship of the Terra Foundation for American Art.