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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

St. Patrick’s Day in the Fifth Province Pub!

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

The St. Patrick’s Day celebration continues on Friday, March 17th in the Fifth Province Pub! Join us from 3:00pm to 11:00pm for an evening of music and craic, with special […]

Free – $10

Artecito – Burrowing Animals

4225 W 25th St 4225 W 25th St, Chicago
Organizers: OPEN Center for the Arts

Animals burrow for lots of reasons. Some burrow simple structures to protect their food and others create homes with multiple rooms and tunnels to live and take care of their […]

FREE

Starkbierfest Open Haus

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

Friday March 17th is a night of fun at our Open Haus! This month’s theme is Starkbierfest! We will have German Bier on tap and food for purchase!  After the debauchery […]