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Human+Nature
Mar1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Tuesday March 1, 2022
8:00 a.m.Wednesday March 1, 2023
5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
May12
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday May 12, 2022Saturday April 1, 2023
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jun3
May10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Friday June 3, 2022Wednesday May 10, 2023
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World
Jun12
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World

Alebrijes is Cantigny Park’s newest and wholly unique outdoor art exhibit that combines true Mexican culture with the natural splendor found in the gardens of…

Sunday June 12
8:00 a.m.Monday October 31
5:00 p.m.
@CantignyPark
1s151 Winfield Rd.
The Language Between Worlds
Jul17
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Language Between Worlds

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new group exhibition, The Language…

Sunday July 17
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
7:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project
Aug6
Dec10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project

Pritika Chowdhry’s exhibition “Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories” investigates the Partition of India in 1947, which created Pakistan, and eventually, Bangladesh in 1971. Chowdhry’s experiential art…

Saturday August 6
11:00 a.m.Saturday December 10
6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly
Sep9
Jan15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly

The Elmhurst Art Museum presents the first solo museum show of Pilsen-based street artist Sentrock, who uplifts and empowers youth through his murals and educational projects. The…

Friday September 9, 2022
12:00 a.m.Sunday January 15, 2023
12:00 a.m.
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print
Sep9
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

For centuries, handwriting served as a powerful tool for communicating information, preserving knowledge, shaping identity, and building empires. In our digital world, however, fewer and…

Friday September 9
10:00 a.m.Friday December 30
5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
13th Floor Chicago
Sep10
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

13th Floor Chicago

13th Floor Chicago – Officially open to the public on Saturday, September 10th! Open select nights through November 5th, 13th Floor Chicago will be back…

Saturday September 10Monday October 31
schiller park
Paul B. Moses: Trailblazing Art Historian
Sep12
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Paul B. Moses: Trailblazing Art Historian

The extraordinary life of the art historian Paul B. Moses was defined by barriers overcome. His journey stretched from Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Haverford College, where…

Monday September 12
9:00 a.m.Monday December 12
4:45 p.m.
Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Gallery
1100 East 57th Street
Wicked
Sep28
Dec4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young…

Wednesday September 28Sunday December 4
Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago

For Halloween and Fall Fun come visit Museum of Illusions Chicago as they’ve decked out the space with themed décor, making it a go-to destination for…

Friday October 7
museum of illusions chicago
25 E Washington St.
Swing State
Oct7
Nov13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Swing State

It’s hard to know who your friends are in a world that’s more divided than ever. Tony Award-winner Robert Falls and his longtime collaborator, Pulitzer…

Friday October 7Sunday November 13
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a solo exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Mikey Mosher. This exhibition features a variety of light-based installations as well as a number…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Midwest Premiere: Refuge
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Midwest Premiere: Refuge

Midwest Premiere! Refuge weaves passionate and driving original music with the charm of artistic puppetry to share a bilingual tale of determination, grit, and hope.…

Friday October 7
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
721 Howard
Grimm
Oct7
Oct30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Grimm

Taking place in a cabaret bar, Grimm works to spin well known tales into a modern story. Utilizing classic stories such as Little Red Riding…

Friday October 7
8:00 p.m.Sunday October 30
3:00 p.m.
The Jarvis Square Theater
1439.W. Jarvis
Underground October Fridays
Oct7
Music & Comedy

Underground October Fridays

  Come check out talented music artists every Friday at The Underground Chicago! What– The Underground Chicago announces a new lineup of talented music performers,…

Friday October 7
10:00 p.m.
The Underground Chicago
56 W Illinois St
Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium

Based on Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium by R.L. Stine and directed by Rob Adler… ​Woods Mill Middle School has just started rehearsals for their…

Saturday October 8
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo Ave
Routes by Rachel De-lahay, directed by Mikael Burke
Oct12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Routes by Rachel De-lahay, directed by Mikael Burke

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents the American premiere of Routes by Rachel De-lahay, directed by Mikael Burke Running October 12 – November 20, 2022  …

Wednesday October 12
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Oct13
Tours & Attractions

Prince: The Immersive Experience

Chicago can party like it’s 1999 because Prince: The Immersive Experience will extend its run in Chicago through January 1, 2023. Due to popular demand,…

Thursday October 13
3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
House of the Exquisite Corpse
Oct13
Theatre & Performing Arts

House of the Exquisite Corpse

Dare to enter the HOUSE OF THE EXQUISITE CORPSE, a horror peep-show puppet-theater anthology! Following last year’s spectacular debut, HOUSE OF THE EXQUISITE CORPSE has taken…

Thursday October 13
7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Windwalkers
Oct14
Theatre & Performing Arts

Windwalkers

$20 General Admission. $25 Special Reserve. Ticket sales will be live by September 16th through The Den Theatre’s box office. Welcome to Windwater, Colorado, circa…

Friday October 14
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Asleep with the Fishes: Overnights at Shedd Aquarium
Oct15
Oct16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Asleep with the Fishes: Overnights at Shedd Aquarium

At our Asleep with the Fishes overnights, families or groups will see the aquarium like never before—at night! Overnights are designed for families and groups…

Saturday October 15
6:00 p.m.Sunday October 16
8:30 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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