The Art Institute of Chicago

Founded in 1879, this museum is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. The museum's permanent collection includes over 300,000 works of art, spanning 5,000 years of world culture

. Some of the museum's most famous works include Georges Seurat's "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte," Grant Wood's "American Gothic," and Pablo Picasso's "The Old Guitarist." The museum also regularly hosts special exhibitions, which showcase art from around the world.