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December 14, 2019
South Asian Modern Masters
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

South Asian Modern Masters

South Asia Institute 1925 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60616 (312) 929-3911 www.saichicago.org Hours THURS – SAT 11am – 6pm The South Asia Institute is…

Saturday December 14
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Fiddleheads
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Fiddleheads

Each weekend Garfield Park Conservatory cooks up projects that get kids and families wondering about the plants and the natural world. Come visit over the…

Garfield Park

Event details
Saturday December 14
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Play For All
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Play For All

The Chicago Children’s Museum invites children with disabilities and their families for an exciting day of multi-sensory activities. Please note: first hour is for Play…

Saturday December 14
Chicago Children's Museum
700 E. Grand Ave.
Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes

Dive deeper into the world of sharks in Wild Reef with Shedd’s 50-minute exploration. During the tour, see what’s on the menu for the sharks…

Saturday December 14
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Collaboration with Human Rights Watch
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Tools of the Trade
Dec 14
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…

Saturday December 14
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Tetsuya Ishida: Self-Portrait of Other
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tetsuya Ishida: Self-Portrait of Other

Tetsuya Ishida: Self-Portrait of Other is the first and only retrospective exhibition of Japanese contemporary artist Ishida (1973−2005) in the United States. This expansive exhibition…

Saturday December 14
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks
Dec 14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks

Andrew Rafacz Gallery celebrates its relocation to 1749 W. Chicago with the inaugural exhibition The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks by artist Julia…

Saturday December 14
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Andrew Rafacz Gallery
1749 W. Chicago, Level 1
December 15, 2019
South Asian Modern Masters
Dec 15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

South Asian Modern Masters

South Asia Institute 1925 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60616 (312) 929-3911 www.saichicago.org Hours THURS – SAT 11am – 6pm The South Asia Institute is…

Sunday December 15
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty With Alexander Calder
Dec 15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty With Alexander Calder

For Becoming the Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder, Chicago-based artist Alex Chitty reveals the invisible processes behind when the museum presents one of the most…

Sunday December 15
12:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Fiddleheads
Dec 15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Fiddleheads

Each weekend Garfield Park Conservatory cooks up projects that get kids and families wondering about the plants and the natural world. Come visit over the…

Garfield Park

Event details
Sunday December 15
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes
Dec 15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes

Dive deeper into the world of sharks in Wild Reef with Shedd’s 50-minute exploration. During the tour, see what’s on the menu for the sharks…

Sunday December 15
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Tools of the Trade
Dec 15
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…

Sunday December 15
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Breakfast with Tomten
Dec 15
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Breakfast with Tomten

One of our most popular family events of the year! Join us on either Saturday or Sunday for a Swedish pancake breakfast with traditional crafts,…

Sunday December 15
9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Swedish American Museum
5211 N Clark Street
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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