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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

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

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

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

where the light corrupts your face…

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

Artists Andres L. Hernandez, Tonika Lewis Johnson and Roland Knowlden consider the many definitions of space, site, and home.

Free

BordersCruzadas

625 North Kingsbury Street Chicago, IL 60654 625 North Kingsbury Street, Chicago
Organizers: Art Works Projects

BordersCruzadas: A Collaborative Story Oscar B. Castillo and Wil Sands April 12 - May 12, 2023 ART WORKS Projects 625 North Kingsbury, Chicago, IL 60654 Hours: 11am - 4pm, Tuesdays […]

FREE

Film Screening: Powerlands

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 central street, Evanston
Organizers: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Celebrate Earth Day 2023 with a screening of Powerlands, an award-winning documentary by Navajo filmmaker Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso. We offer two ways to see the film. Watch the movie […]

$15 – $25

Letters from Home

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

Artists from Sweden and Chicago collaborate to create original works interpreting early 20th century letters to Chicago immigrant Emil Olsson from his family in Sweden.

Free – $6

ReFramed: The Future of Cities in Wood

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

This exhibition tells the story of building with mass timber and features architectural models of mass timber projects, from public spaces to office buildings.

$14

MMIW Week

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

Join us May 1-6 as we support and honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. We're planning a week of activities starting May 1 with a Red Sand event outside the […]

Ongoing

Umwelt- Schutz or Schmutz: A Student Exhibition

Chicago

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 […]

Road to Utopia: Threshold KCCoC Gallery Invitational Exhibition

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

Hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago and curated by SAIC (School of Art Institute of Chicago) KSA (Korean Student Association) Curating team, the invitational exhibition asks each artist what their Utopia looks like. In this exhibition, we invite you to explore the concept of Utopia through the lens of ten rising Korean artists. […]