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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

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 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

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

Pop-Up Books through the Ages

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

Pop-up books have a longer history than you might think. For centuries, books with interactive flaps, dials, and other moving parts have captivated readers of all ages.

Free

Mini Tantalizing Treasures Sale

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

As part of Andersonville InSidewalk Sale the Museum is hosting a mini Tantalizing Treasures Sale. Come find your treasure among things old and new during regular Museum hours. No admission to the sale.

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 […]

Umwelt- Schutz or Schmutz: A Student Exhibition

IL

Students in our Kinderschule (Saturday and Weekday Classes) will be presenting their art musings on Umweltschutz/Umweltschmutz (protecting/harming the environment) in our new DANK Treffpunkt. Come and see contemporary German-American artwork at its best, and meet the young artists at our opening reception. Exhibition runs through May 13, 2023. Free parking at 5/3 Bank after 6:00 PM located […]

A Passport to Haiti: Haitian Cuisine & Beverages

Haitian American Museum of Chicago 4410 N Clark St, Chicago
Organizers: Haitian American Museum of Chicago

A Passport to Haiti: An Immersive Cultural Workshop Series is a four-part program happening at HAMOC from March - June, 2023. Each month will feature a different part of Haitian culture. In March we will highlight Haitian cuisine and beverages. This specific program is a 21+ event, ID's will be required and checked upon entry. […]

FREE

A Passport to Haiti: Haitian Cuisine & Beverages

Haitian American Museum of Chicago 4410 N Clark St, Chicago
Organizers: Haitian American Museum of Chicago

A Passport to Haiti: An Immersive Cultural Workshop Series is a four-part program happening at HAMOC from March - June, 2023. Each month will feature a different part of Haitian culture. In March we will highlight Haitian cuisine and beverages. This specific program is a 21+ event, ID's will be required and checked upon entry. […]

FREE

“What Color Am I?” Exhibition Opening

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

Join us for the opening of our new Spotlight Series exhibition “What Color Am I” by Sarah Whyte. RSVP HERE Date: March 26, 2023 Time: 1-4pm Venue: Chinese American Museum of Chicago, 4th Fl Address: 238 W 23rd Street, Chicago, IL 60616 Statement About the Art Where does the paradox of being called a China doll and then being […]