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Gather Together: Chicago Street Photography by Diane Alexander White

National Hellenic Museum 333 S. Halsted St., Chicago
Organizers: National Hellenic Museum

In this new exhibition, the Chicago-based Greek American photographer presents 80 historic works showcasing Chicago’s Greek American celebrations alongside other ethnic and cultural festivals and parades, primarily from the 1970s […]

$10

Semillas: Artwork by Raul Ortiz Bonilla

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture 3015 W Division Street, Chicago
Organizers: The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

Through his signature puntos and semillas, Puerto Rican artist Raul Ortiz Bonilla presents a story of migration and diaspora.

Free

The Promised Land

South Side Community Art Center 3831 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Organizers: South Side Community Art Center

Eleven artists with ties to North and South of the Mason-Dixon Line respond to just how much Black life has always been in transit.    The Great Migration was one of the largest movements of people in United States history. It has transformed cities like Chicago, Detroit, New York and Pittsburgh between 1916 and 1970. […]

Arctic Highways

Swedish American Museum 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago
Organizers: Swedish American Museum

This exhibit discusses the exploitation of Indigenous land and how imposed borders of nation-states have erased the natural land borders used by Indigenous peoples. Nine Sami artists and three Indigenous artists from Canada and the United States want to use this exhibit to start a dialogue, raise questions, and establish waypoints between their culture and […]

Testimonies on Paper: Art & Poetry of South Asian Women

South Asia Institute 1925 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Organizers: South Asia Institute

South Asia Institute brings together art and poetry by South Asian women to create a space for alternative narratives of femininity and identity.

Free – $10

The Negro Motorist Green Book

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie
Organizers: Illinois Holocaust Museum

“The Negro Motorist Green Book” guided Black Americans to thousands of businesses for over thirty years. When the first “Green Book” was published, the American road was a metaphor for freedom: freedom to change your present situation, determine your destiny, and travel. Yet, in 20th-century America, this same road was a dangerous place for Black travelers. The […]

Black Family Portraits with Seed Lynn

South Side Community Art Center 3831 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Organizers: South Side Community Art Center

For this Black History Month, we're thrilled to partner with photographer Seen Lynn to offer free family portrait to our community! The Black family portrait, throughout history to the present, […]

FREE

UNITY, Maggie Wong

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 238 W. 23rd St, Chicago
Organizers: Chinese American Museum of Chicago

The Spotlight Series at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago is pleased to present UNITY, Maggie Wong’s first solo exhibition in Chicago. Through various manipulations of newsprint via sculptural and print interventions pulled from the artist’s collection of Unity Newspaper, the show depicts a version of childcare that supported revolutionary action, particularly the publishing of […]

Tilling the Past

Swedish American Museum 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago
Organizers: Swedish American Museum

From 1908 to the mid 1930’s, Hilma Ljung photographed the village of Svalöv with her 4×5 glass plate view camera, showing us a rural Swedish woman's life.

Free – $6

Trickster Bbon (Winter) Camp

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg
Organizers: Trickster Cultural Center

Join us for this all ages, free Trickster Bbon (Winter) Camp with cultural teaching, crafts, storytelling, outdoor games, etc. Registration required: http://bit.ly/3hZNAu6 Thanks to our sponsor Administration of Native Americans […]

FREE

2023 Members Art Exhibition

Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago
Organizers: Irish American Heritage Center

Over 36 years ago members of the Irish American Community had a vision to create a place that would hold the spirit of the past, the energy of the present and to keep their culture alive for the future. This non-for-profit organization brings the best in artistic avenues, and arts are an important part of […]

Ongoing

Aesthetics of Loss

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
Organizers: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

AESTHETICS OF LOSS is a collection of work by seven artists who have experienced loss of family members recently. Their studios became places for grieving and understanding the sudden vacuum of losing loved ones either suddenly or over a long period of illness. Caregiving, memory, helplessness, loss and the ultimate mystery of death are explored […]

Andean Carnival Tinkuy

Edward Crown Center for the Humanities 1001 W Loyola Ave, Chicago
Organizers: Center of Peruvian Arts

*EARLY REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED HERE* https://forms.gle/7VZPWq8z2C1dQ81G6 *NO ENTRANCE FEE* *ALL AGES WELCOME* Saturday, February 25, 2023 9:30 am - 6:00 pm Edward Crown Center for the Humanities, Loyola University, Chicago Free, […]

FREE

Engineering Fest 2023

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago
Organizers: Chicago Architecture Center

Our annual Engineering Fest is back! Join us for a day of discovery, as children ages 8-14 are invited to build and learn, view the CAC's special exhibitions, meet engineers […]

FREE

Genealogy Session ONLINE

Virtual Chicago
Organizers: Swedish American Museum

Information will be available shortly. Cost is free for Swedish American Genealogical Society members; $10 for non-members to participate (use PayPal button below). Reservations for members can be made via […]

Free – $10

2023 Tea Series: Tea with Queen Victoria

Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago
Organizers: Irish American Heritage Center

Queen Victoria was a force. A force that named an era. She was also a real woman with a life and love that transcends the era named for her. Well […]

$15 – $30

Bomba Workshop

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture 3015 W Division Street, Chicago
Organizers: The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture is excited to collaborate with AfriCaribe in hosting a free Bomba Workshop. Bomba is an essential expression of Puerto Rican Culture; it’s not just something you […]

The Six Movie Screening and Q&A

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 238 W. 23rd St, Chicago
Organizers: Chinese American Museum of Chicago

Join us for viewing of "The Six", the movie will be followed by Q&A session with "The Six" co-creator, Steven Schwankert, the co-creator and lead researcher of The Six, a book and documentary film project revealing the story of RMS Titanic’s Chinese passengers. Movie Description When RMS Titanic sank on a cold night in 1912, […]

Free – $5

La Independencia Dominicana 2023

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance 3000 N Elbridge Ave, Chicago
Organizers: Dominican-American Midwest Association

Dr. Roberto Cassá, historian and Director of the Dominican Republic's General Archive of the Nation, to speak at the Dominican Independence celebration February 25, 2023.

Wagner’s Nightmare: A Piano & Violin Recital

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center 4740 N. Western Ave., Chicago
Organizers: DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

Join us on Saturday, February 25th for Wagner's Nightmare. Wagner's Nightmare is a tongue-in-cheek send-up to the most controversial and influential artist of all time, Richard Wagner. It's culmination is here, in an album of music Wagner would not like. For better or for worse, incendiary opinions, vitriolic identity politics, and polarizing depictions of national identity are […]

$15 – $20

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night

Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago
Organizers: Irish American Heritage Center

Trivia Night is Back! 10th Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser in support of The Irish American Hall of Fame and The Irish American Heritage Center Join us for our Trivia Hub […]

$150

Desde Mi Barrio – The Puerto Rican Side of Jazz

Latin Music Project Center 2958 north Milwaukee ave, Chicago
Organizers: Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

Puertorican Jazz Guitarist Richard Peña's style intricately blends the traditional sounds of Latin music, the modern colors of post-bop/fusion jazz through the soothing warm sound of his guitar. The 25 […]

$10

The Dooley Band in the Fifth Province

Fifth Province Venue Fifth Province 4626 N Knox Ave., Chicago
Organizers: Irish American Heritage Center

The Fifth Province hearth provides the perfect backdrop for another great performance from our friends The Dooley Band! The beautiful fireplace in the pub is the perfect backdrop for the […]