Renaissance Society

Renaissance Society The Renaissance Society is a non-collecting contemporary art museum in Chicago, Illinois. It is located on the campus of the University of Chicago, although it is a fully independent entity.OverviewThe Renaissance Society is a non-collecting museum founded in 1915 to encourage the growth and understanding of contemporary art.

The Society presents four or five exhibitions each year, featuring both internationally and locally renowned artists. The museum also sponsors concerts, performances, film and video screenings, poetry and fiction readings, and lectures by artists, critics and scholars. Located on the campus of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, the Society is one of the nation's oldest museums devoted exclusively to contemporary art.

Operating as usual


5811 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 12:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00


+1 773-702-8670


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