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The Art Institute of Chicago

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Hidden : 08/24/2017
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Outside the Main Entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago was founded in 1879 and is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Its collection is huge, and includes iconic works such as Grant Wood's American Gothic, Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte — 1884, Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist and Edward Hopper's Nighthawks. Its permanent collection numbers nearly 300,000 works of art and they host about 30 special exhibits per year. Information about visiting the museum is at

A pair of Lions has guarded the entrance on Michigan Avenue since the Building’s opening in 1894. Created by artist Edward Kemeys, the Lion to the south ‘stands in an attitude of defiance’ while the Lion to the north ‘is on the prowl’.

This is a Virtual Cache. There is no physical container to find!

To Log a Find you must do 2 things;

  1. Send me the answer to the questions: At the coordinates what does the sign beneath the Lion’s Tail say you may do and should not do!
  2. Post a photo taken from near the coordinates of your GPSr/phone and your favorite Lion.
    - Your face does not need to be in the photo

American Gothic by Grant Wood

Virtual Reward - 2017/2018

This Virtual Cache is part of a limited release of Virtuals created between August 24, 2017 and August 24, 2018. Only 4,000 cache owners were given the opportunity to hide a Virtual Cache. Learn more about Virtual Rewards on the Geocaching Blog.

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