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A La Française: The French Way
Sep17
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

A La Française: The French Way

This fall, join Springboard Arts for the opening of its next exhibition, “A La Française: The French Way.” Unprecedented events – like the pandemic –…

Friday September 17
11:00 a.m.Friday December 31
3:00 p.m.
Springboard Arts Chicago
1910 W. North Ave.
Greektown Holiday Karavákia Display
Dec1
Jan15
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Greektown Holiday Karavákia Display

Greektown Chicago is celebrating the holiday season with a traditional Holiday Karavákia Display now through January 15, 2022. In Greece, there is an old Christmas…

Wednesday December 1, 2021Saturday January 15, 2022
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Thursday December 30
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Avant-Garde
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Avant-Garde

Chicago Avant-Garde puts the spotlight on Chicago as a site of historic, boundary-pushing experimentation in art, literature, and dance. At the center of the exhibition…

Thursday December 30
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Thursday December 30
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Thursday December 30
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago Avant-Garde: Five Women Ahead of Their Time
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Avant-Garde: Five Women Ahead of Their Time

Chicago Avant-Garde puts the spotlight on Chicago as a site of historic, boundary-pushing experimentation in art, literature, and dance. At the center of the exhibition…

Thursday December 30
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Thursday December 30
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Thursday December 30
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Dec30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Thursday December 30
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience

Black Summer: Race, Resistance and Resilience, inspired by James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, showcases the work of 11 photographers of color during the…

Friday December 31
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Friday December 31
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Friday December 31
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Friday December 31
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Friday December 31
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Friday December 31
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Saturday January 1, 2022
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Present Artifacts
Jan1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Saturday January 1, 2022
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze
Jan1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Like Queer Animals: We Hold Your Gaze

Like Queer Animals (LQA), the collaborative team of artist Jessie Mott and writer and queer scholar Chantal Nadeau, presents the exhibition “We Hold Your Gaze”…

Saturday January 1, 2022
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Jan1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Saturday January 1, 2022
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
E/Merge: Art of the Indian Diaspora
Jan1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

E/Merge: Art of the Indian Diaspora

‘E/Merge: Art of the Indian Diaspora’ showcases contemporary, cutting-edge works created by nine emerging Indian-American visual artists from across the United States. Hosted by the…

Saturday January 1, 2022
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Umang and Paragi Patel Center
815 S. Main Street
Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue
Jan2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art opens its inaugural season with Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue. This will be the final museum exhibition by…

Sunday January 2, 2022
The Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
The Chicago Reader at 50
Jan2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The Chicago Reader at 50

The Chicago Reader started small. Four college friends published a free weekly newspaper of eight pages, working out of two apartments, one on Chicago’s south side, the…

Sunday January 2, 2022
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Present Artifacts
Jan2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Present Artifacts

Efrat Hakimi, Sahand Heshmati Afshar, and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas – o’neal address decolonization, Futurism, and evolving histories. Hakimi’s photographs, Heshmati Afshar’s sculptural works and najeebah dumas – o’neal’s drawings show…

Sunday January 2, 2022
8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Gallery
1131 W Sheridan Road
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