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November 18, 2019
Destination Solar System
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Destination Solar System

Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination…

Monday November 18
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Morning Glories
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session. Activities are fun, interactive, and encourage children’s curiosity about the natural world. Children…

Garfield Park

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Monday November 18
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time

Adler Planetarium’s newest exhibition teaches you all about the Universe. Featuring various multi-media interactive stations, The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time is a…

Monday November 18
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Collaboration with Human Rights Watch
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition

On Sept. 6, Weinberg/Newton Gallery will open the inaugural exhibition to take place at the gallery’s new location in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. Titled The…

Monday November 18
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Tools of the Trade
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Monday November 18
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power

Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power looks at the ways artists since the 1960s have used words to challenge our ideas about all of the…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Routes and Territories
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Routes and Territories

This exhibition unites three artists who have a relationship to the land, and the ways that memories of their displaced or colonized cultures are embedded…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Amazing Pollinators
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Amazing Pollinators

Take flight and get ready to explore plants of all shapes, sizes, and colors! Take on the role of bats, bees, beetles, and butterflies in our…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago Works: Assaf Evron
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Works: Assaf Evron

The work of Chicago artist Assaf Evron dwells at the interstice of architecture, decoration, place, and image. A former photojournalist, the artist uses a wide…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Commons Artist Project: Blkhaus Studios
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Commons Artist Project: Blkhaus Studios

Founded by Chicago artists Folayemi Wilson and Norman Teague, BlkHaUS is a Chicago-based design studio that explores design as a vehicle for social change. For…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Imaginary Botanicals
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Imaginary Botanicals

Kathleen Elliott’s background in philosophy, linguistics, biology, and spirituality intersect to produce unique works of art. Her beautiful glass and flamework invites viewers to be…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces

New York-based artist Mika Rottenberg uses absurdist satire to address topical issues by creating videos and installations that offer subversive allegories for contemporary life. Rottenberg…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Fragile Bee: Photography and Prints by Nancy Macko

Take a closer look at the world of bees through the eye of artist Nancy Macko. Learn about their plight, our relationship with them, and…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Shape of the Future
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Shape of the Future

The Shape of the Future features works from the MCA Collection that reimagine the promise of a universal design language. Coinciding with the 2019 Chicago…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Wings Transformed
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings Transformed

Photographer Amy Perlmutter’s passion for both color and nature has led her to produce Wings Transformed. After spending time photographing butterflies, she was inspired to learn…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Wings Transformed
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings Transformed

Photographer Amy Perlmutter’s passion for both color and nature has led her to produce Wings Transformed. After spending time photographing butterflies, she was inspired to…

Monday November 18
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks
Nov 18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks

Andrew Rafacz Gallery celebrates its relocation to 1749 W. Chicago with the inaugural exhibition The Half That Ties, The Half That Breaks by artist Julia…

Monday November 18
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Andrew Rafacz Gallery
1749 W. Chicago, Level 1
November 19, 2019
Models of buildings at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating an international forum on architecture and urbanism through the production of exhibitions and…

Tuesday November 19
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

D-Day +75 Exhibit

D-Day + 75 is a flashback to June 1944, when the world waited with anticipation to learn the outcome of the invasion of France. Operation…

Tuesday November 19
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Destination Solar System

Destination Solar System is a live show that takes adventurous space explorers on an immersive tour of the Solar System. Set in the future, Destination…

Tuesday November 19
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America

The Chinese American Museum of Chicago is excited to host a new year-long temporary exhibition, The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped…

Tuesday November 19
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time

Adler Planetarium’s newest exhibition teaches you all about the Universe. Featuring various multi-media interactive stations, The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time is a…

Tuesday November 19
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition Weinberg/Newton Gallery in Collaboration with Human Rights Watch
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition

On Sept. 6, Weinberg/Newton Gallery will open the inaugural exhibition to take place at the gallery’s new location in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. Titled The…

Tuesday November 19
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Tools of the Trade
Nov 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tools of the Trade

Our next temporary exhibit Tools of the Trade opened June 22 in the Roberta Rubin Writer’s Room. This exhibit examines the tools that have made…

Tuesday November 19
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
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