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¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

¡Viva la Libertad! Latin America and the Age of Revolutions

As revolutions broke out in the United States, France, and Haiti, freedom movements took root in Latin America, where the colonies of Spain and Portugal…

Saturday July 24
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition

2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Artists on the Lam. Celebrate with us! It was on Monday, June 6, 2011, that local artist, independent curator,…

Saturday July 24
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Saturday July 24
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Sweet Bitter Love
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sweet Bitter Love

Sweet Bitter Love: An Initiative of Toward Common Cause presents Jeffrey Gibson’s reflections on representations of Indigenous people in cultural institutions. Responding to a series of…

Saturday July 24
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows Program, this multi-site exhibition uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current socio-political…

Saturday July 24
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life

Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910–1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the…

Saturday July 24
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
The Obama Portraits
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Obama Portraits

In summer 2021 , the Art Institute of Chicago welcomes two acclaimed portraits to its galleries: Kehinde Wiley’s painting of President Barack Obama and Amy…

Saturday July 24
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

Gallery Guichard, the most notable and respected gallery in Bronzeville — the largest African American art district in the country — is located on the…

Saturday July 24
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Teen Digital Learning Program
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Teen Digital Learning Program

The High School Science and Digital Learning Program introduces students entering grades 10–12 to the science and technology of the Field Museum. In this 6-week…

Saturday July 24
9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall

Step into the field to explore the trailblazing life and legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall, from her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees to becoming an acclaimed…

Saturday July 24
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes celebrates Marvel history with more than 300 artifacts including original comic book pages, sculptures, interactive displays and costumes and props…

Saturday July 24
9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Dinos Everywhere!
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dinos Everywhere!

The zoo’s popular Dinos Everywhere!, sponsored by Meijer, returns for a limited time through September 6, 2021. A few surprises will be featured on some…

Southwest Suburbs

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Saturday July 24
9:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection

Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection continues through August 29, 2021 Missing some of your favorite pieces in the Museum? Re-visit the…

Saturday July 24
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
Frida Kahlo: Timeless
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Frida Kahlo: Timeless

The exhibition, on view June 5 to Sept. 6, 2021, will be the largest Frida Kahlo exhibition in the Chicago area in more than 40…

Saturday July 24
10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: League of Nations
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: League of Nations

This exhibition is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council and Indiana University Northwest. Throughout the underpinning of modernist design, aspirations of efficiency and comfort…

Saturday July 24
11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Original Contemporary Comic Artwork Exhibition
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Original Contemporary Comic Artwork Exhibition

In tandem with CHICAGO: Where comics Came to Life, 1880 – 1960, the DCASE exhibition openning in late June, Buddy will host an exhibition of…

Saturday July 24
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Paradigm Exhibit
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Paradigm Exhibit

This summer, join Springboard Arts for the opening of their third exhibition, “Paradigm.” As the world around us evolves, so must one’s disposition, and in…

Saturday July 24
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots

The Sindhu Project: Enigma of Roots is a multi-site exhibition debuting at the South Asia Institute in Chicago on June 17, 2021 and will run…

Saturday July 24
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S. Michigan Ave.
Zg Summer Group Show
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Zg Summer Group Show

Join us on Friday, July 9th for our Zg Summer group show featuring 18 artists working in painting, sculpture and works on paper. Opening during…

Saturday July 24
12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Zg Gallery
300 W. Superior St.
Art on theMART Hope is Light Program
Jul24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art on theMART Hope is Light Program

Art on theMART is establishing a new ongoing partnership with Chicago Public Schools and its All-City Arts Program. The first joint project will showcase the…

Saturday July 24
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Art on theMART
Merchandise Mart
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Jul25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition

2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Artists on the Lam. Celebrate with us! It was on Monday, June 6, 2011, that local artist, independent curator,…

Sunday July 25
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Jul25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Sunday July 25
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Sweet Bitter Love
Jul25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sweet Bitter Love

Sweet Bitter Love: An Initiative of Toward Common Cause presents Jeffrey Gibson’s reflections on representations of Indigenous people in cultural institutions. Responding to a series of…

Sunday July 25
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Jul25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows Program, this multi-site exhibition uses the idea of “the commons” to explore the current socio-political…

Sunday July 25
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
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