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October 21, 2019
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating an international forum on architecture and urbanism through the production of exhibitions and…

Monday October 21
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago

WHAT: American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago exhibit WHEN: Opens Monday, October 21, 2019 to the public    *(Runs through May 2021) WHERE: Chicago History Museum,…

Monday October 21
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Bob Dylan: Electric

Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Monday October 21
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

D-Day +75 Exhibit

D-Day + 75 is a flashback to June 1944, when the world waited with anticipation to learn the outcome of the invasion of France. Operation…

Monday October 21
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Destination Solar System

Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination…

Monday October 21
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Morning Glories
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session. Activities are fun, interactive, and encourage children’s curiosity about the natural world. Children…

Garfield Park

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Monday October 21
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time

Adler Planetarium’s newest exhibition teaches you all about the Universe. Featuring various multi-media interactive stations, The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time is a…

Monday October 21
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Collaboration with Human Rights Watch
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition

On Sept. 6, Weinberg/Newton Gallery will open the inaugural exhibition to take place at the gallery’s new location in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. Titled The…

Monday October 21
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Tools of the Trade
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Monday October 21
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Amazing Pollinators
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amazing Pollinators

Take flight and get ready to explore plants of all shapes, sizes, and colors! Take on the role of bats, bees, beetles, and butterflies in our…

Monday October 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Imaginary Botanicals
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Imaginary Botanicals

Kathleen Elliott’s background in philosophy, linguistics, biology, and spirituality intersect to produce unique works of art. Her beautiful glass and flamework invites viewers to be…

Monday October 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko

Take a closer look at the world of bees through the eye of artist Nancy Macko. Learn about their plight, our relationship with them, and…

Monday October 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Shape of the Future
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Shape of the Future

The Shape of the Future features works from the MCA Collection that reimagine the promise of a universal design language. Coinciding with the 2019 Chicago…

Monday October 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Wings Transformed
Oct 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings Transformed

Photographer Amy Perlmutter’s passion for both color and nature has led her to produce Wings Transformed. After spending time photographing butterflies, she was inspired to…

Monday October 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
October 22, 2019
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating an international forum on architecture and urbanism through the production of exhibitions and…

Tuesday October 22
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Bob Dylan: Electric

Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Tuesday October 22
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

D-Day +75 Exhibit

D-Day + 75 is a flashback to June 1944, when the world waited with anticipation to learn the outcome of the invasion of France. Operation…

Tuesday October 22
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Destination Solar System

Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination…

Tuesday October 22
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America

The Chinese American Museum of Chicago is excited to host a new year-long temporary exhibition, The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped…

Tuesday October 22
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time

Adler Planetarium’s newest exhibition teaches you all about the Universe. Featuring various multi-media interactive stations, The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time is a…

Tuesday October 22
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Collaboration with Human Rights Watch
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition

On Sept. 6, Weinberg/Newton Gallery will open the inaugural exhibition to take place at the gallery’s new location in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. Titled The…

Tuesday October 22
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Tools of the Trade
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Tuesday October 22
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Exhibit: Stunning Stories in American Indian Jewelry
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Exhibit: Stunning Stories in American Indian Jewelry

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, IL is excited to announce the opening of a new exhibit, “Stunning Stories in American Indian…

Tuesday October 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
Amazing Pollinators
Oct 22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amazing Pollinators

Take flight and get ready to explore plants of all shapes, sizes, and colors! Take on the role of bats, bees, beetles, and butterflies in our…

Tuesday October 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
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