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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
Neon and Light Museum
Sep9
Oct31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Neon and Light Museum

The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around some seventy professional neon and light-based sculptures in a dazzling…

Thursday September 9
4:00 p.m.Sunday October 31
6:00 p.m.
Neon and Light Museum
325 West Huron
SOUND FX
Sep16
Sep20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

SOUND FX

The SOUND FX campaign was created to deconstruct FX shows into the sounds that are used to enhance the emotional viewing experience, then reconstruct sonic…

Thursday September 16
8:00 a.m.Monday September 20
6:00 p.m.
Congress Plaza Garden South
E Congress Plaza Dr
A La Française: The French Way
Sep17
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A La Française: The French Way

This fall, join Springboard Arts for the opening of its next exhibition, “A La Française: The French Way.” Unprecedented events – like the pandemic –…

Friday September 17
11:00 a.m.Friday December 31
3:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Sep18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Avant-Garde

Chicago Avant-Garde puts the spotlight on Chicago as a site of historic, boundary-pushing experimentation in art, literature, and dance. At the center of the exhibition…

Saturday September 18
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Future Fossils: SUM
Sep18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Future Fossils: SUM

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new sculpture exhibition by Chicago…

Saturday September 18
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Sep18
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 September 18
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Sweet Bitter Love
Sep18
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 September 18
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
The Art of Banksy
Sep18
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 September 18
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Sep18
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 September 18
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Sep18
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 September 18
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Sep18
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 September 18
9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away
Sep18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away

“Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away” is an exhibition that approaches the figure as a manifestation of vulnerability, sensibility, and human emotion, through…

Saturday September 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Chicago Textile Week Deep, Far, Home
Sep18
Sep25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Textile Week Deep, Far, Home

Chicago Textile Week presents “Deep, Far, Home”, a group exhibition of textile and multimedia artists with ties to the city. These contemporary artists’ works explore…

Saturday September 18
6:00 p.m.Saturday September 25
9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Future Fossils: SUM
Sep19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Future Fossils: SUM

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new sculpture exhibition by Chicago…

Sunday September 19
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Sep19
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 September 19
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
The Art of Banksy
Sep19
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…

Sunday September 19
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Sep19
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 September 19
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Sep19
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…

Sunday September 19
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Sep19
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…

Sunday September 19
9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away
Sep19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away

“Take My Hand, Feel Your Fantasy Slip Away” is an exhibition that approaches the figure as a manifestation of vulnerability, sensibility, and human emotion, through…

Sunday September 19
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Future Fossils: SUM
Sep20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Future Fossils: SUM

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces a major new sculpture exhibition by Chicago…

Monday September 20
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
The Art of Banksy
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
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