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WaterBodies
Jul16
Aug31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

WaterBodies

WaterBodies features immersive relief prints by Amanda Lilleston and Lisa Matthias. Amanda Lilleston explores interconnected systems of biology and physiology. In her work, human beings…

Friday July 16
10:00 a.m.Tuesday August 31
6:00 p.m.
Spudnik Press Cooperative
1821 W. Hubbard Street, Suite 302
Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture
Jul23
Oct31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture

Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture is a new exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Center honoring the late Chicago architect and style icon. Get to know…

Friday July 23
11:00 a.m.Sunday October 31
5:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
111 E. Wacker Drive
Boxed Experience
Aug7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Boxed Experience

An Interactive Theatrical Activation where we immerse you into a new, Transformative Adventure. In this world, you’ll have total control as you investigate and decide…

Saturday August 7
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Collection Shops
150 W. Roosevelt Rd.
The Art of Banksy
Aug14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Art of Banksy

The world’s largest collection of privately-owned Banksy coming to Chicago. Seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, The Art of Banksy hosts prints, canvasses, screenprints, sculptures…

Saturday August 14
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Aug17
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,…

Tuesday August 17
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Sweet Bitter Love
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
The Art of Banksy
Aug17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Art of Banksy

The world’s largest collection of privately-owned Banksy coming to Chicago. Seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, The Art of Banksy hosts prints, canvasses, screenprints, sculptures…

Tuesday August 17
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Teen Digital Learning Program
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Dinos Everywhere!
Aug17
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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Tuesday August 17
9:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Exhibit – Fan Favorites from the Lizzadro Collection
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Lizzadro Museum
1220 Kensington Road
Thresholds Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves
Aug17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Thresholds Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves

Identity: Perspectives on Y(OUR)selves presents artwork created in Thresholds’ Art Therapy Program. The exhibition examines the topic of identity through the lens of creative expression.…

Tuesday August 17
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Frida Kahlo: Timeless
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: League of Nations
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Paradigm Exhibit
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
Zg Summer Group Show
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Zg Gallery
300 W. Superior St.
Boxed Experience
Aug17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Boxed Experience

An Interactive Theatrical Activation where we immerse you into a new, Transformative Adventure. In this world, you’ll have total control as you investigate and decide…

Tuesday August 17
2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Collection Shops
150 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Tuesdays on the Terrace at MCA
Aug17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

Tuesdays on the Terrace

Summer Tuesdays come alive on the MCA’s Anne and John Kern Terrace Garden with free music highlighting artists from Chicago’s internationally renowned jazz community. Enjoy…

Tuesday August 17
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Artists on the Lam’s 10th Anniversary Show: DECAHEDRON Online Art Exhibition
Aug18
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,…

Wednesday August 18
Artists on the Lam
PO Box 47875
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Aug18
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…

Wednesday August 18
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
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