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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
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
Present Artifacts
Dec2
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…

Thursday December 2
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Dec2
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.…

Thursday December 2
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Dec2
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…

Thursday December 2
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Virtual Book & Author: “Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey”
Dec2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Virtual Event

Virtual Book & Author: “Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey”

During the Holocaust, 59 members of Siggi B. Wilzig’s family were killed, including his parents and all but one of his siblings. When he arrived…

Thursday December 2
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Virtual
Virtual Event
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
Smart Museum of Art
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Present Artifacts
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Michelle Wasson – On Feronia
Dec3
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.…

Friday December 3
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Dec3
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…

Friday December 3
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec4
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…

Saturday December 4
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Dec4
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 December 4
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
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