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February 18, 2020
South Asian Modern Masters
Feb 18
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…

Tuesday February 18
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
What I really want to tell you
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

What I really want to tell you

After being exhibited for 3 months in Miami The55Project is pleased to announce that the group exhibition ​What I really want to tell you ​…

Tuesday February 18
2233 S Throop Street
2233 S Throop Street
Destination Solar System
Feb 18
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 February 18
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Feb 18
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 February 18
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Feb 18
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 February 18
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Tools of the Trade
Feb 18
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 February 18
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Exhibition Opening: Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Exhibition Opening: Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a vibrant, comprehensive exploration of Justice Ginsburg’s life and her numerous, often-simultaneous roles as…

Tuesday February 18
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
A New World…So Wild A Place Art Exhibit by Kevin Firme
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A New World…So Wild A Place Art Exhibit by Kevin Firme

Kevin Firme’s pastel drawings and forged steel sculptures reflect shapes and movement of plants in the natural world. The structural relationships in the compositions are…

Tuesday February 18
8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Mary Frances & Bill Veeck Gallery
5416 South Cornell Ave
Exhibition–Expanding Sources: Recent Additions to Special Collections
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Exhibition–Expanding Sources: Recent Additions to Special Collections

As academic fields expand and diversify, Special Collections is building collections to support these new directions. Researchers are drawing on original materials in many areas…

Tuesday February 18
9:00 a.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Gallery
1100 East 57th Street
Routes and Territories
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Routes and Territories

This exhibition unites three artists who have a relationship to the land, and the ways that memories of their displaced or colonized cultures are embedded…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Ad Minoliti: Logos
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ad Minoliti: Logos

Ad Minoliti’s (Argentinian, b. 1980) colorful geometric artworks challenge us to see and think differently, beyond gender identifications and human forms. For the MCA Atrium…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Exhibit: Stunning Stories in American Indian Jewelry
Feb 18
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 February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today

The My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today exhibit and related program series will explore the influence of modern immigrant and refugee writing in America on our…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Re-carving the Past-The Art of Chinese Bronzes and Jades
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Re-carving the Past-The Art of Chinese Bronzes and Jades

Special Exhibit on now until June 20, 2020 Focusing on the shapes and decorations of the two most prominent art forms in China, this exhibition…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
Return to the Everywhere, Considering the “Post-Truth” Era
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Return to the Everywhere, Considering the “Post-Truth” Era

Weinberg/Newton Gallery (688 N. Milwaukee), a non-commercial gallery dedicated to social justice, today announced Return to the Everywhere, a new exhibition featuring work by Gwyneth…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
The Shape of the Future
Feb 18
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…

Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China
Feb 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

From gunpowder to human hair, and silk to cigarettes, the materiality of contemporary art from China will be on display in two iconic Chicago neighborhoods…

Tuesday February 18
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
February 19, 2020
South Asian Modern Masters
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
What I really want to tell you
Feb 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

What I really want to tell you

After being exhibited for 3 months in Miami The55Project is pleased to announce that the group exhibition ​What I really want to tell you ​…

Wednesday February 19
2233 S Throop Street
2233 S Throop Street
Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty With Alexander Calder
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
12:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Destination Solar System
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Tools of the Trade
Feb 19
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…

Wednesday February 19
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
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