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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 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
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
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
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
Sep20
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…

Monday September 20
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Chicago Avant-Garde
Sep21
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…

Tuesday September 21
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Future Fossils: SUM
Sep21
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…

Tuesday September 21
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Sep21
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 September 21
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
The Art of Banksy
Sep21
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 September 21
360 N. State St
201 S Ashland Ave
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Sep21
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 September 21
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
Sep21
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 September 21
6:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Sep21
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 September 21
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
Sep21
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…

Tuesday September 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Boxed Experience
Sep21
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 September 21
2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Roosevelt Collection Shops
150 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Sep22
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…

Wednesday September 22
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Future Fossils: SUM
Sep22
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…

Wednesday September 22
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
Sep22
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 September 22
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
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