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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 […]

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

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 […]

Surviving the Long Wars: Residues and Rebellions

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago
Organizers: Newberry Library

Pairing historic works and contemporary art, this exhibition reflects on the persistence of anti-colonial resistance, from the so-called "Indian Wars" to the "Global War on Terror".

Free

Parallel Worlds Art Exhibition

Ukrainian National Museum 2249 W. Superior St., Chicago
Organizers: Ukrainian National Museum

Exhibition Parallel Worlds, Opening March 3,2023 at 7:00 p.m. Admission $10.00 March 3rd-25th, 2023 Ukrainian Artist Luna Prysiazhniuk debut Exhibition Parallel Worlds opens March 3, 2023 at the Ukrainian National Museum. The artist's heart is divided into two parts, one forever in Ukraine and the other- her current city Chicago. Luna conveys on canvases the […]

$10

Life in Chicago

Polish Museum of America 984 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
Organizers: Polish Museum of America

Avid amateur photographer Jan Zawiliński documented Chicago’s Polish Downtown community in 1900-1924, leaving behind a fascinating record of everyday life.

$6 – $10

Soy Boricua

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

From digital collage to painting to glasswork to photography, twelve non-male Diasporican artists explore their expansive identities and how they intersect in their own ways.

Free
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 […]

Beginning of New Life

Korean Cultural Center of Chicago 9925 Capitol Dr, Wheeling
Organizers: Korean Cultural Center of Chicago

Esther Park Solo Exhibition Mar. 10-22, 2023 I am a self-taught artist and have been working for the past 3 years on telling my journey of healing through art. I remember a vision that Jesus had given me years ago; that vision is painting for a time as this. I was diagnosed with stage 4 […]

Scottish American History Forum

Virtual Chicago
Organizers: Chicago Scots

Topic: Imaginary Friendship”: John Adams and Jonathan Sewall and their American Revolution Presenter: Professor Dr. Colin Nicolson F.R.Hist.S., Editor of the Bernard Papers, Faculty of Arts and Humanities: History and Politics, University of Stirling, Scotland Select Books: Imaginary Friendship in the American Revolution: John Adams and Jonathan Sewall. Nicolson C & Dudley Edwards O. (Routeledge, New York and London), 2018. The ‘Infamas […]

FREE

Youth Painting Workshop (ages 12-17)

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 offer a youth painting workshop for only $10, thanks to the generous donations of visitors who help keep […]

$10

March Creative Studio

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

Bring your creativity to our March session and explore art with our "Welcome Spring" theme.

Free – $10

A Promised Land On The Horizon: Artist Talk

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

Our current exhibition 'The Promised Land', features eleven contemporary photo and image artists working across a diverse range of visual methods, that re-imagine stories of city life and the Great Migration through the decolonization of the lens, Southern rooted influences, movement, family archives and portraiture. The Great Migration was one of the largest movements of […]

FREE

St. Patrick’s Fest 2023!

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

It’s the return of the Irish American Heritage Center St. Patrick’s Festival, Saturday March 11th from 1:00pm to 11:00pm! The festivities follow the downtown parade and are packed with traditional […]

Free – $15

March Book Club

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

Every month, Trickster Cultural Center will meet virtually to discuss Native American authored books.  Our next Monthly Book Club meeting will be on Friday, March 11 from 5:00-6:30 PM CST. 5-5:30 […]

Second Annual Round Dance

American Indian Center 3401 West Ainslie Street, Chicago
Organizers: American Indian Center

Join us for our Second Annual Round Dance! This event is FREE and OPEN to the public! FEATURING: Stick Man Opie Day Emcee Ronnie Preston WITH INVITED SINGERS Jeremiah Churchill, […]

FREE
Event Series СМИРЕН

СМИРЕН

Chicago
Organizers: Magura Cultural Center

СМИРЕН #накиновмагура Чикаго 11 март от 19:00ч. | 12 март от 13:30ч. MaguraBCS.com/cinema MaguraBCS/movies Със специалното съдействие и по покана на център “Магуара”, екипът на новия български игрален филм “Смирен” ще гостува на премиерата му във Чикаго На 11 март от 19 ч. и 12 март от 13:30ч. Зрителите ще имат възможността да присъстват на […]