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  • DEC 18, 2018–JUL 7, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell

    Exhibition
  • FEB 12–JUN 8, 2019

    Loyola University Museum of Art

    Flash Forward: Luisa Dörr; Nina Röder; Nichole Sobecki; Jan Hoek, Duran Lantink and SistaazHood

    In partnership with non-profit arts publishing house, the Magenta Foundation, LUMA presents four winners from Magenta’s international Flash Forward competition. This exhibition aims to foster engaged thinking and dialogue on the four proceeding central themes: Female-Identifying Photographers (Nina Röder from Germany), Climate and the Environment (Nichole Sobecki from Kenya), Racial Issues (Luisa Dörr from Brazil) and LGBTQ (Jan Hoek from the Netherlands).

    Exhibition Free
  • FEB 12–JUN 8, 2019

    Loyola University Museum of Art

    David Lee Csicsko: Parade of Saints

    Exhibition Free Kids and Teens
  • FEB 23–NOV 14, 2019

    The Newberry Library

    Chicago 1919: Confronting the Race Riot

    Performance Talk
  • MAR 2–SEP 29, 2019

    The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    A Tale of Today: Yinka Shonibare CBE

    Exhibition
  • Ongoing

    City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower

    Stand Up for Landmarks! Protests, Posters & Pictures

    Saving landmarks in Chicago has always been a lively challenge. Over the years, public activism, outreach campaigns and governmental legislation have produced notable graphic designs and striking photographs. This exhibit features images, artifacts and ephemera relating to this seldom-told story.

     

    Exhibition Free
  • APR 6–DEC 14, 2019

    Society of Architectural Historians

    Additional Saturday Tours of Charnley-Persky House for Chicago Architecture Biennial

    Tour
  • APR 10–MAY 26, 2019

    Porchlight Music Theater

    A Chorus Line

    Performance
  • APR 13–AUG 25, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Jonathas de Andrade: One to One

    Exhibition
  • APR 14–JUN 22, 2019

    The Arts Club of Chicago

    Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford: Garden Gipsoteca

    Exhibition Free
  • APR 26–JUL 6, 2019

    The Newberry Library

    The Legacy of Chicago Dance

    The exhibit explores the history of Chicago’s brilliantly eclectic dance community through the Newberry’s extensive dance collection—much of which is derived from the archives of Chicago’s powerhouse dancers, choreographers, teachers, and companies. 

    Exhibition Free
  • MAY 8–AUG 4, 2019

    Lookingglass Theatre Company

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

    Within every man there is a monster; within every monster, a man. But which is which?

    An eerie evening of ghost stories crackles to life as Mary Shelley unspools her tale of Victor Frankenstein and his unholy experiment. This gothic tale of love, horror, and the power to create life and destroy it awakens in this visceral, original retelling of Frankenstein.

    Fresh from the brain of Ensemble Member David Catlin, creator of Moby Dick and Lookingglass Alice, comes a galvanic adaptation of this undying story. See for yourself this latest invention come to shocking life!

    Performance Reading
  • MAY 10–AUG 22, 2019

    Poetry Foundation

    Yoko Ono: Poetry, Painting, Music, Objects, Events, and Wish Trees

    Yoko Ono mixes verse and art with an indoor/outdoor exhibition that includes the entire typescript that became her pioneering book of poetry and conceptual art, Grapefruit. The typescripts are spread in three rows so that visitors can enter the book at any place, or read from beginning to end. In the Foundation courtyard, visitors can engage with Wish Trees, an art installation on which visitors can hang wishes from the trees—the Chicago debut of Ono’s exhibition that’s traveled to 10 countries.

    Exhibition Free
  • MAY 22–AUG 3, 2019

    The Arts Club of Chicago

    Amy Sillman: The Nervous System

    Exhibition
  • JUN 10–SEP 22, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Virgil Abloh “Figures of Speech”

    The first museum exhibition devoted to the work of the genre-bending artist and designer Virgil Abloh.

    Exhibition
  • JUN 14–15, 2019

    Ruth Page Center for the Arts

    Ruth Page School of Dance – 2019 Spring Show

    Performance
  • JUN 18–OCT 13, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    The Commons Artist Project: Brendan Fernandes

    Exhibition
  • JUL 27, 2019

    Society of Architectural Historians

    SAH Birthday Celebration at the Historic Charnley-Persky House

    Join the Society of Architectural Historians for a free Birthday Open House at our landmark headquarters, Charnley-Persky House.

    Tour
  • JUL 27, 2019

    The Newberry Library

    Bughouse Square Debates

    Performance
  • AUG 9–NOV 3, 2019

    International Museum of Surgical Science

    Global Wellness in Urban Chicago

    Exhibition Talk
  • SEP 10–OCT 20, 2019

    Broadway in Chicago

    Oslo

    Performance