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  • JAN 26–OCT 27, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Prisoner of Love

    Exhibition
  • 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
  • MAY 25–NOV 3, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Fragments of a Crucifixion

    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 18–OCT 13, 2019

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    The Commons Artist Project: Brendan Fernandes

    Exhibition
  • JUL 23, 2019–JAN 6, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Chicago Works: Assaf Evron

    Exhibition
  • 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
  • SEP 16, 2019–JAN 11, 2020

    Graham Foundation

    Tatiana Bilbao Estudio: Unraveling Modern Living

    Mexico City-based architecture office Tatiana Bilbao Estudio presents and immersive installation that transforms a former domestic space to explore new forms of collectivity.

    Featuring a collaboration with Sweet Water Foundation and projects by Archeworks, Colectivo 1050˚, Cultural Reproducers, Fieldwork Collaborative Projects, Stefan Gruber, Nance Klehm of Social Ecologies, and The Weaving Mill, among others.

    Tatiana Bilbao founded her eponymous studio in 2004, where her work analyzes its immediate context, creating architecture through a multidisciplinary perspective. The studio’s work ranges from masterplans to an affordable sustainable house typology. She has taught as a visiting professor at the Yale School of Architecture, Harvard GSD and Columbia GSAPP.

    Tatiana Bilbao Estudio’s architectural work includes: the Culiacán Botanical Garden; the Pilgrimage Route in Jalisco; the Biotechnological Center; the Sustainable House, the social housing prototype displayed at the 2015 Chicago Biennial that costs under $8,000. Tatiana’s work has been recognized internationally with awards such as the Kunstpreis Berlin in 2012 and the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture in 2014 and published in A+U, GA Houses, Domus, and The New York Times, among others.

    This exhibition is presented in partnership with the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial.

    Exhibition Free
  • SEPT 20–DEC 31, 2019

    The Newberry Library

    What is the Midwest?

    Exhibition Free
  • OCT 1, 2019–MAR 8, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces

    Exhibition
  • OCT 3, 2019, 6:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    Poetry Day: Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows

    Free Reading Talk
  • OCT 17, 2019, 7:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    Poetry off the Shelf: The Ice Worker Still Sings with Ada Limón & Heidi Restrepo Rhodes

    Free Performance Reading Talk
  • OCT 22–NOV 3, 2019

    Broadway in Chicago

    An Evening with C.S. Lewis

    Performance
  • OCT 24, 2019, 6:30 pm

    International Museum of Surgical Science

    DOPAMINE with Jeanette Andrews

    Performance
  • NOV 1, 2019–JAN 26, 2020

    Lookingglass Theatre Company

    The Steadfast Tin Soldier

    Free Performance
  • NOV 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    Poetry off the Shelf: Cave Canem Legacy Conversation

    Free Reading Talk
  • DEC 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

    Poetry Foundation

    John Barr Reading Series: Joshua Mehigan

    Free Reading Talk