All Day

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

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 […]

K-experience: Celebrate Korean Children’s Day! 2023

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

Korean Cultural Center of Chicago program *Korean Games and Crafts *Korean Book Storytelling *Museum Tour *Hanbok Doll Exhibition *Tote bag Decoration Associates Class Experience *Art Classes *Korean Traditional Dance (Event […]

$10

Chicago’s Annual Polish Constitution Day Parade

Chicago
Organizers: Polish Museum of America

Join us and show your Polish pride by marching with the Polish Museum of America to celebrate the 232nd anniversary of the Polish Constitution, the first democratic constitution in Europe. […]

Windows on Design Workshop

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

Stained glass has been enhancing buildings around the world for thousands of years. Discover how these windows are designed and then make your own acrylic stained-glass window. This hands-on session […]

$25

Workshop: Chinese Calligraphy

Heritage Museum of Asian Art 3500 S Morgan St, Chicago
Organizers: Heritage Museum of Asian Art

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop at the Heritage Museum of Asian Art is a way to explore Chinese Culture. Chinese calligraphy is an ancient and revered art form practiced for over 3,000 […]

$15

Letter Writing Workshop

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

While certainly not as immediate as sending a text, a handwritten letter or note will always be an enduring, thoughtful method of communication to share news, tidbits, aspirations and personal […]

$10

BLACK SPACE: Architectural Historiographies & Spatial Landscapes

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

Artists and spacial griots Andres L. Hernandez, Tonika Lewis Johnson and Roland Knowlden invite you to consider how socio-economic and geographic oppressions impact the way we see (or don’t see) […]

FREE

ЧАЛГА

Magura Cultural Center 415 W Golf Rd #7, Arlington Heights
Organizers: Magura Cultural Center

„Това е историята на едно приятелство между две момичета, изгубени в съвременното културно общество на България, което ние наричаме „чалга“. С екипа се опитахме да разкажем тази нежна и изкривена история на обърканите мечти и изгубените млади хора в България“, Мариан Вълев.