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September 19, 2019
Tools of the Trade
Sep 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…

Thursday September 19, 2019
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
VIRGIL ABLOH
Sep 19
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

VIRGIL ABLOH

The MCA presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of creative designer and artist Virgil Abloh. Raised in Chicago by parents who emigrated…

Thursday September 19, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
September 20, 2019
Mad Chicago
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Mad Chicago

Mad Chicago is an experimental art exhibition hosted at the Zhou B Art Center during the Third Friday Art Tour on September 20th, 2019 Indianapolis…

Friday September 20, 2019
The American Craft Exposition
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The American Craft Exposition

ACE 2019 will showcase over 140 artists with one-of-a-kind pieces and museum-quality artwork. A highly competitive juried show, ACE features hand-crafted work in 12 media…

North Suburbs

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Friday September 20, 2019
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Bob Dylan: Electric

Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Friday September 20, 2019
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo

Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO® bricks. The menagerie of animals will be located along…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday September 20, 2019
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
ENVISIONING JUSTICE at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

ENVISIONING JUSTICE at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

August 6 - October 12, 2019 Free and open to the public Tuesday thru Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday,…

Friday September 20, 2019
Sullivan Galleries
33 S. State Street, 7th Floor
Prisoner of Love
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Prisoner of Love

Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death, by acclaimed artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa, is a multilayered seven-minute montage of the black experience in…

Friday September 20, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
The Secret Lives of Objects
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Secret Lives of Objects

What spark led to the deadliest fire in Chicago history? How did a pair of eyeglasses crack the case of one of the city's most…

Friday September 20, 2019
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
The Universe: A Walk through Space and Time
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Way the Mystic Sees Exhibition
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
Weinberg/Newton Gallery
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Third Friday Gallery
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Third Friday Gallery

Project Onward supports the professional development of artists with exceptional talents and challenges, ranging from autism to mental illness, and provides these artists with workspace,…

Friday September 20, 2019
Bridgeport Art Center
1200 W. 35th St.
Tools of the Trade
Sep 20
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…

Friday September 20, 2019
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
VIRGIL ABLOH
Sep 20
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

VIRGIL ABLOH

The MCA presents the first museum exhibition devoted to the work of creative designer and artist Virgil Abloh. Raised in Chicago by parents who emigrated…

Friday September 20, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
September 21, 2019
The American Craft Exposition
Sep 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The American Craft Exposition

ACE 2019 will showcase over 140 artists with one-of-a-kind pieces and museum-quality artwork. A highly competitive juried show, ACE features hand-crafted work in 12 media…

North Suburbs

Event details
Saturday September 21, 2019
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial
Sep 21
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…

Saturday September 21, 2019
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Bob Dylan: Electric
Sep 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Bob Dylan: Electric

Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Saturday September 21, 2019
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo
Sep 21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo

Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO® bricks. The menagerie of animals will be located along…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Saturday September 21, 2019
D-Day +75 Exhibit
Sep 21
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…

Saturday September 21, 2019
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Destination Solar System
Sep 21
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…

Saturday September 21, 2019
Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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