Free Museum: The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago.
Where: 5811 S. Ellis Avenue, Bergman Gallery, Cobb Hall 418
Admission is free.
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago is a small museum dedicated to modern art. It has a small, changing exhibition space. The Renaissance Society also hosts regular special events, including movies and artist talks.
About the Renaissance Society
Founded in 1915 by a group of faculty members, the museum is an independent, non-collecting museum that combines “a flexible, experimental ethos with focused, rigorous inquiry”.
In the first 100 years over 3400 individuals have contributed to the program. Artists include: Henri Matisse, Alexander Calder, Fernand Léger, Mies Van Der Rohe, Käthe Kollwitz, Joseph Cornell, Joseph Kosuth, Louise Bourgeois, Dan Graham, Mike Kelley, Isa Genzken, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Kerry James Marshall, Joan Jonas, Steve McQueen, Danh Vō, Nora Schultz, and Mathias Poledna.