events-cat-museums-exhibitions

Upcoming Chicago Events

Check out what's happening all around Chicago.

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan17
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 January 17
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Jan17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Monday January 17
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Jan17
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 January 17
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Jan17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Monday January 17
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
Jan17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Monday January 17
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Jan17
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 January 17
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future
Jan17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future

In Chicago, we can make and do anything we want, when we try. Through the certainty of chance, collective engagement, casual encounters, and accidental actions,…

Monday January 17
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan18
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 January 18
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Jan18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Tuesday January 18
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Jan18
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 January 18
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Jan18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Tuesday January 18
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
Jan18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Tuesday January 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future
Jan18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future

In Chicago, we can make and do anything we want, when we try. Through the certainty of chance, collective engagement, casual encounters, and accidental actions,…

Tuesday January 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan19
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 January 19
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Wednesday January 19
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Jan19
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 January 19
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Free Admission Day
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day

Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these…

Wednesday January 19
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Wednesday January 19
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 South Ashland Avenue
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Wednesday January 19
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Successful Failures: Thirty Years of Lumpens, Radical Media and Building Communities of the Future

In Chicago, we can make and do anything we want, when we try. Through the certainty of chance, collective engagement, casual encounters, and accidental actions,…

Wednesday January 19
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Journalism & Police Accountability: Perspectives from the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Torture Justice Center
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Virtual Event

Journalism & Police Accountability: Perspectives from the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Torture Justice Center

**This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Please register in advance. NOTE: You can also watch a live stream of the program on the Newberry Facebook…

Wednesday January 19
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Newberry Library
Virtual Event
Journalism & Police Accountability: Perspectives from the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Torture Justice Center
Jan19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Journalism & Police Accountability: Perspectives from the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Torture Justice Center

Inspired by the Chicago Reader’s extraordinary, decades-long reporting on police torture in Chicago, this program explores the role of journalism in uncovering police violence. How…

Wednesday January 19
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan20
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 January 20
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Jan20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Thursday January 20
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
bean-night

Explore hotels, flights, deals, and more

Plan your trip

Expedia
Expedia
Expedia
Expedia

CTA Newsletter

Chicago Newsletter

Stay in the know

Sign up

COVG21_enews_cover

Visitors Guide

Start planning today

Get the guide

Your Favorites

Made with  in Chicago