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In 1866, a group of 35 artists founded the Chicago Academy of Design.When the Great Chicago Fire destroyed the building in 1871 the Academy was thrown into debt. By 1878 the Academy was $ 10,000 in debt. Members tried to rescue Academy, before they finally abandoned it in 1879 and founded a new, named the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.
In 1882, the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts changed its name to the current Art Institute of Chicago.
The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) is an encyclopedic art museum. It features a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. Its holdings include American art, Old Masters, European and American decorative arts, Asian art, modern and contemporary art, and architecture and industrial and graphic design.


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