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  • ONGOING

    Society of Architectural Historians

    Charnley-Perskey House Free Tours Every Wednesday at Noon

    A free 45-minute tour of Charnley-Persky House is offered every Wednesday at noon throughout the year. Limited to 15 individuals. First come, first served. No reservations necessary.

    Tour
  • City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower

    SEP 14, 2019–MAY 31, 2020

    City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower

    Growing Community

    Exhibition
  • OCT 1, 2019–MAR 8, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces

    Exhibition
  • DEC 7, 2019–MAR 8, 2020

    The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    Eternal Light: The Sacred Stained-Glass Windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany

    Eternal Light looks without sentiment at the ecclesiastical windows of the Tiffany firm as rich reminders that America is ever-changing. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s masterpieces tell stories of American entrepreneurship, of places of worship as community incubators, of our country’s evolving relationship to religion. Eternal Light is not only about beautiful objects exceptionally crafted; it is also about the ideas and stories behind the windows: progressive technologies, designers, and patrons.

    At the heart of the exhibition are eleven outstanding, religiously themed windows made between 1880 and 1925 that demonstrate the signature designs, working methods, techniques, and production styles of Tiffany and his workshops.

    Exhibition Other
  • JAN 9–APR 30, 2020

    Poetry Foundation

    A.R. Ammons: Watercolors

    Exhibition Free
  • JAN 24–MAR 31, 2020

    Poetry FoundationThe Newberry Library

    Jun Fujita: American Visionary

    Exhibition
  • JAN 24–MAR 6, 2020

    Porchlight Music Theater

    Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies

    Performance
  • FEB 11–23, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus – Live!

    Performance
  • FEB 22–23, 2020

    The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    Tiffany Memorials: The Visual Language of Remembrance

    Talk Tour
  • FEB 24-25, 2O2O

    Porchlight Music Theater

    New Faces Sing Broadway NOW

    Performance
  • FEB 25–MAR 1, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    Robert Dubac’s Book of Moron

    Performance
  • FEB 25, 2020, 6:00 pm

    The Newberry Library

    FLOE: Dance and Dialogue about Climate Change

    Performance
  • FEB 26–APR 12, 2020

    Lookingglass Theatre Company

    Her Honor Jane Byrne

    Performance
  • FEB 27–MAR 29, 2020

    International Museum of Surgical Science

    Unique Perspectives: Art in Science and Medicine

    Exhibition
  • FEB 29–MAY 10, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago

    Exhibition
  • MAR 4–APR 12, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    What the Constitution Means to Me

    Performance
  • MAR 6, 2020, 7:00 pm

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Music Talk: Meshell Ndegeocello with Staceyann Chin

    Performance Talk
  • MAR 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

    The Arts Club of Chicago

    Industry of the Ordinary with Cellist Katinka Kleijn

    Performance
  • MAR 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Dialogue Forum: Not your parents’ migration story with Kiran Deol, Jordan Nassar, and Kenyatta Hinkle

    Talk
  • MAR 10, 2020, 7:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    Poetry off the Shelf: Jane Hirshfield

    Free Reading Talk
  • MAR 16, 2020, 6:00 pm

    The Newberry Library

    Meet the Author: Louise Erdrich

    Talk
  • MAR 16, 2020, 6:00 pm

    The Arts Club of Chicago

    Exhibition Opening: Jennie C. Jones

    Exhibition
  • MAR 17–JUL 26, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Chicago Works: Deborah Stratman

    Exhibition
  • The Ruth Page Center for the Arts

    MAR 22, 2020, 5:00 pm

    Ruth Page Center for the Arts

    CenterStage at Ruth Page

    Performance
  • MAR 23, 2020, 5:30 pm

    Porchlight Music Theater

    Porchlight Music Theatre’s Silver Anniversary ICONS Gala

    Performance
  • APR 3–MAY 24, 2020

    International Museum of Surgical Science

    Nurses’ Relaxation and Renewal through the Arts

    Exhibition
  • APR 4–AUG 9, 2020

    The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

    A Tale of Today: Nate Young and Mika Horibuchi

    Exhibition
  • APR 3–AUG 24, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Christina Quarles

    Exhibition
  • APR 10–MAY 24, 2020

    Porchlight Music Theater

    Disney’s Freaky Friday

    Performance
  • APR 14–19, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    The Choir of Man

    Performance
  • APR 16, 2020, 7:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    Poetry off the Shelf: Billy Collins

    Free Reading Talk
  • APR 28–MAY 17, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    The Office! A Musical Parody

    Performance
  • ARP 28, 2020, 7:30 pm

    Porchlight Music Theater

    New Faces Sing Broadway 1987

    Performance
  • MAY 13-AUG 16, 2020

    Lookingglass Theatre Company

    Lookingglass Alice

    Performance
  • JUN 16–28, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    Lisa Lampanelli’s Losin’ It

    Performance
  • JUL 8–OCT 25, 2020

    Broadway in Chicago

    Six

    Performance