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Art Institute offers free admission in January

The Art Institute of Chicago is taking a bite out of the winter chill with free weekday admission throughout January. Beginning Jan. 3 (running through Feb. 4), general admission is free from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Regular admission fees apply Saturdays and Sundays.

In addition, free general admission will continue through May 26 on Thursday evenings only, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The museum is located at 111 S. Michigan. For more information, visit

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