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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.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Monday November 29
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Monday November 29
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Nov29
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 November 29
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Present Artifacts
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Monday November 29
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Michelle Wasson – On Feronia

In “On Feronia”, Chicago-based painter Michelle Wasson presents a new body of work in The Guild Room. Wasson’s paintings offer a sensual refuge from reality.…

Monday November 29
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Nov29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Monday November 29
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Tuesday November 30
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Nov30
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 November 30
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Tuesday November 30
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Nov30
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 November 30
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Present Artifacts
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Tuesday November 30
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Nov30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Michelle Wasson – On Feronia

In “On Feronia”, Chicago-based painter Michelle Wasson presents a new body of work in The Guild Room. Wasson’s paintings offer a sensual refuge from reality.…

Tuesday November 30
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Winter WNDRland
Nov30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Winter WNDRland

What’s winter without a WNDRland? Immerse yourself in the magic of the season as we totally transform WNDR Museum into a Winter WNDRland. Featuring a…

Tuesday November 30
4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
wndr museum
1130 W Monroe St.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Wednesday December 1
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Dec1
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 December 1
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Dec1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Wednesday December 1
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Dec1
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…

Wednesday December 1
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Present Artifacts
Dec1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Wednesday December 1
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Dec1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Michelle Wasson – On Feronia

In “On Feronia”, Chicago-based painter Michelle Wasson presents a new body of work in The Guild Room. Wasson’s paintings offer a sensual refuge from reality.…

Wednesday December 1
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Thursday December 2
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Dec2
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…

Thursday December 2
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Dec2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Thursday December 2
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Dec2
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…

Thursday December 2
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
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