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Alice Shaddle: Fuller Circles and free public programming
Mar27
Jun16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Alice Shaddle: Fuller Circles and free public programming

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces Alice Shaddle: Fuller Circles, introducing the enduring…

Wednesday, March 27th
8:00 a.m.Sunday, June 16th
5:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 South Cornell Avenue
The Strength It Takes To Be Alone
Apr4
May26
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Strength It Takes To Be Alone

The Strength it Takes to be Alone is a solo exhibition, featuring Yong Joo Kim, that runs from April 4th, 2024 through May 26th, 2024 in…

Thursday, April 4th
10:30 a.m.Sunday, May 26th
5:00 p.m.
Pistachios Jewelry
716 N Wabash Ave.
The United Colors of Robert Earl Paige at Hyde Park Art Center
Apr6
Oct27
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The United Colors of Robert Earl Paige at Hyde Park Art Center

Hyde Park Art Center proudly presents The United Colors of Robert Earl Paige, the career-spanning survey of artist, designer, and educator Robert Earl Paige (b.…

Saturday, April 6th
1:00 p.m.Sunday, October 27th
5:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 South Cornell Avenue
ART on THE MART (Spring Season)
Apr12
Jun5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

ART on THE MART (Spring Season)

ART on THE MART’s spring season (April 12 – June 5) will kick off to coincide with EXPO Chicago’s 11th edition (April 8 –14, 2024) with…

Friday, April 12thWednesday, June 5th
THE MART
222 W Merchandise Mart Pl
Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s
Apr20
Aug4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s presents a range of photographic practices that used the medium as a tool for collectivity and empowerment within interconnected…

Saturday, April 20th
10:00 a.m.Sunday, August 4th
5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Sinag – Ray Of Light
Apr26
May25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sinag – Ray Of Light

Evanston Art Center 2024 Exhibition: Sinag – Ray Of Light   EXHIBITION DATES: April 26 – May 25, 2024 OPENING RECEPTION: April 26, 2024, 5-8…

Friday, April 26th
5:00 p.m.Saturday, May 25th
8:00 p.m.
Evanston Art Center
1717 Central Street
Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns
Apr27
Jan4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns

Chicago Architecture Center’s exhibition frames Chicago’s Loop as a “lab” for examining the shared challenges American downtowns face today. Through interactives, it prompts visitors’ reflection…

Saturday April 27, 2024
8:00 a.m.Saturday January 4, 2025
5:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
111 E. Wacker Dr.
Military Appreciation Month at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
May1
May31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Military Appreciation Month at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

For Military Appreciation Month, all military members and veterans get FREE entry and friends and family will receive $5 off their general admission ticket (up…

Wednesday, May 1stFriday, May 31st
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Chryssa & New York on view at Wrightwood 659
May3
Jul27
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chryssa & New York on view at Wrightwood 659

This spring, Wrightwood 659 hosts Chryssa & New York, the first museum exhibition in North America in more than four decades to focus on the…

Friday, May 3rd
12:00 p.m.Saturday, July 27th
5:00 p.m.
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris
May4
Aug25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris

Opening Passages brings together ten photographic series by French and American artists that survey the dynamic social landscapes of Chicago and Paris. American artists include Marzena…

Saturday, May 4th
10:00 a.m.Sunday, August 25th
4:45 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?

This year’s Spring Flower Show, What’s in a Name?, explains the history and science of botanical nomenclature alongside a beautiful flower show full of blooms.  Plant names are an…

Garfield Park

Event details
Thursday, May 23rd
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
“Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual Universe of Victor Moscoso”
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual Universe of Victor Moscoso”

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago (31 W. Ohio St.), the city’s leading not-for-profit center for Spanish language and cultural exchange, today hosts “Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual…

Thursday, May 23rd
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St. , Chicago, IL, 60654
Titanic: The Exhibition
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Titanic: The Exhibition

⭐ Titanic: The Exhibition is making its way to Westfield Old Orchard in Chicago after a sold-out run in Macau, Moscow, Riga Latvia, Perth, Sydney, and LA.…

Thursday, May 23rd
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Westfield Old Orchard (West Lot)
4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center
New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes

Envisioned as the first in a series of interventions that engage monuments in and outside of the United States, New Monuments | Chicago by Brendan Fernandes seeks…

Thursday, May 23rd
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Grant Park
Chicago
Chicago: Home of House Exhibit
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago: Home of House Exhibit

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of House music, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will pay homage to the energy, music, and dance of Black and Latino youth on…

Thursday, May 23rd
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
“DISARM, Everyday Violence, Every Day” Exhibition at Weinberg/Newton Gallery
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“DISARM, Everyday Violence, Every Day” Exhibition at Weinberg/Newton Gallery

After nine years of serving the Chicago community as a non-commercial gallery dedicated to promoting social justice causes through art and programming, Weinberg/Newton Gallery is…

Thursday, May 23rd
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Agora Series: Stokely: The Unfinished Revolution
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Agora Series: Stokely: The Unfinished Revolution

The Agora Series is comprised of public discussions in which thinkers, creatives, and activists share bold ideas and shed light on the lived experiences of Chicagoans today;…

Thursday, May 23rd
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted Street
Nina Irwin | Thank You Notes
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Nina Irwin | Thank You Notes

EXHIBITION DATES: February 24 – March 31, 2024 OPENING RECEPTION: February 25, 2024, 1–4 pm, with an Artist Talk at 2 pm GALLERY HOURS: Monday–Thursday,…

Friday, May 24th
9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Evanston Art Center
1717 Central Street
Flight of Butterflies
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Flight of Butterflies

ntroducing the Flight of Butterflies! This city-wide exhibit merges nature, art, and story telling, creating a memorable experience for all in Chicago. Local artists adorn…

Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wild World: Miracles in Conservation
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wild World: Miracles in Conservation

Now open! Get up close to geckos, ferrets, chinchillas, poison dart frogs, and more in Wild World: Miracles in Conservation! Visitors of all ages will…

Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Level Up: Writers & Gamers
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Level Up: Writers & Gamers

Embark on a thrilling adventure into the world of game writing! Level Up: Writers & Gamers takes you on a journey from the 1970s to today,…

Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?

This year’s Spring Flower Show, What’s in a Name?, explains the history and science of botanical nomenclature alongside a beautiful flower show full of blooms.  Plant names are an…

Garfield Park

Event details
Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
“Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual Universe of Victor Moscoso”
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

“Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual Universe of Victor Moscoso”

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago (31 W. Ohio St.), the city’s leading not-for-profit center for Spanish language and cultural exchange, today hosts “Moscoso Cosmos: The Visual…

Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St. , Chicago, IL, 60654
Titanic: The Exhibition
May24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Titanic: The Exhibition

⭐ Titanic: The Exhibition is making its way to Westfield Old Orchard in Chicago after a sold-out run in Macau, Moscow, Riga Latvia, Perth, Sydney, and LA.…

Friday, May 24th
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Westfield Old Orchard (West Lot)
4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center
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