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Human+Nature
Mar1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Tuesday March 1, 2022
8:00 a.m.Wednesday March 1, 2023
5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
May12
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday May 12, 2022Saturday April 1, 2023
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Jun3
May10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Friday June 3, 2022Wednesday May 10, 2023
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
The Language Between Worlds
Jul17
Oct30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Language Between Worlds

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

Sunday July 17
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
7:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project
Aug6
Dec10
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories – The Partition Anti-Memorial Project

Pritika Chowdhry’s exhibition “Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories” investigates the Partition of India in 1947, which created Pakistan, and eventually, Bangladesh in 1971. Chowdhry’s experiential art…

Saturday August 6
11:00 a.m.Saturday December 10
6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly
Sep9
Jan15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted To Fly

The Elmhurst Art Museum presents the first solo museum show of Pilsen-based street artist Sentrock, who uplifts and empowers youth through his murals and educational projects. The…

Friday September 9, 2022
12:00 a.m.Sunday January 15, 2023
12:00 a.m.
Elmhurst Art Museum
150 Cottage Hill Avenue
A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print
Sep9
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

For centuries, handwriting served as a powerful tool for communicating information, preserving knowledge, shaping identity, and building empires. In our digital world, however, fewer and…

Friday September 9
10:00 a.m.Friday December 30
5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
13th Floor Chicago
Sep10
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

13th Floor Chicago

13th Floor Chicago – Officially open to the public on Saturday, September 10th! Open select nights through November 5th, 13th Floor Chicago will be back…

Saturday September 10Monday October 31
schiller park
Paul B. Moses: Trailblazing Art Historian
Sep12
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Paul B. Moses: Trailblazing Art Historian

The extraordinary life of the art historian Paul B. Moses was defined by barriers overcome. His journey stretched from Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Haverford College, where…

Monday September 12
9:00 a.m.Monday December 12
4:45 p.m.
Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Gallery
1100 East 57th Street
Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago

For Halloween and Fall Fun come visit Museum of Illusions Chicago as they’ve decked out the space with themed décor, making it a go-to destination for…

Friday October 7
museum of illusions chicago
25 E Washington St.
Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a solo exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Mikey Mosher. This exhibition features a variety of light-based installations as well as a number…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Asleep with the Fishes: Overnights at Shedd Aquarium
Oct15
Oct16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Asleep with the Fishes: Overnights at Shedd Aquarium

At our Asleep with the Fishes overnights, families or groups will see the aquarium like never before—at night! Overnights are designed for families and groups…

Saturday October 15
6:00 p.m.Sunday October 16
8:30 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Mary Jones Whereabouts
Oct21
Nov25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mary Jones Whereabouts

I walk. I find the story in the walk. I consider the shape of the walk and how it shapes me, my thinking, my socialness.…

Friday October 21
10:00 a.m.Friday November 25
5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Art Games by Snow Yunxue Fu
Oct23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art Games by Snow Yunxue Fu

Chicago Gamespace is pleased to present a series of art games by New York-based artist Snow Yunxue Fu. Whether running through a placeless city, exploring…

Sunday October 23
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Gamespace
2418 W Bloomingdale Ave Apt 101
Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Museum of Spooky Illusions Chicago

For Halloween and Fall Fun come visit Museum of Illusions Chicago as they’ve decked out the space with themed décor, making it a go-to destination for…

Tuesday October 25
museum of illusions chicago
25 E Washington St.
Free Admission Day
Oct25
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…

Tuesday October 25
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Oct25
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…

Tuesday October 25
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day
Oct25
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…

Tuesday October 25
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Free Admission Day-Field Museum
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Free Admission Day-Field Museum

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…

Tuesday October 25
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Amanda Christine Harth – Blue Collar
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amanda Christine Harth – Blue Collar

Amanda Christine Harth Blue Collar The Guild Room at Epiphany Center for the Arts September 23, 2022 to October 29, 2022 Blue Collar is an…

Tuesday October 25
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Tuesday October 25
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mikey Mosher- Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a solo exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Mikey Mosher. This exhibition features a variety of light-based installations as well as a number…

Tuesday October 25
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography
Oct25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography

Historic Pullman Foundation (HPF) is thrilled to host RAILROADERS: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography exhibit now through 2023.  Organized by Chicago History Museum and Center for…

Tuesday October 25
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pullman Exhibit Hall
614 E 113th St
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