All exhibitions and programs at the Renaissance Society are free of charge. No booking is required.

We are happy to accommodate visits from schools, universities and other groups. Please contact us to arrange a tour.


During exhibitions, the gallery is open:

  • Tuesday to Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12 – 5 pm
  • Closed Mondays

Please note that we are currently closed for the summer and will reopen on September 10.


The Renaissance Society is located on the campus of the University of Chicago on the fourth floor of Cobb Hall, 5811 South Ellis Avenue. Entrances can be found on the north and east sides of the building, with disabled access at the north-east end.

Street and garage parking are available, and we are served by a number of public transportation options. Please visit the University of Chicago website for full details on getting to the campus.