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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 and Thursdays, and by appointment. Contact [email protected] for more information or press materials. BordersCruzadas: A Collaborative Story is an ongoing research project by photographers Oscar […]

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
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 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 […]

Kreasi: Chicago Balinese Gamelan’s Sixth Annual Concert

UIC School of Theater and Music 1040 W. Harrison Street, Chicago
Organizers: Chicago Balinese Gamelan

Recognized as one of the top gamelan orchestras outside of Indonesia, Chicago Balinese Gamelan presents "Kreasi", a dynamic must-see performance juxtaposing new compositions and choreography with traditional ceremonial dances. Kreasi means "creation", and featured are several world premier performances, including Rejang Suarangin ("sound of the windy city"), composed and performed by Balinese artistic trailblazers and […]

$15

On-Site Program: Violins of Hope Civic Orchestra Performance

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie
Organizers: Illinois Holocaust Museum

Join us on-site at Illinois Holocaust Museum for a special performance with Civic Orchestra of Chicago in partnership with JCC Chicago and Violins of Hope. A string quartet made up of musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, this prestigious training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform on select instruments from the Violins […]

FREE

Young Ukrainian Talent Concert

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
Organizers: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
$20

Kreasi: Chicago Balinese Gamelan’s Sixth Annual Concert

UIC School of Theater and Music 1040 W. Harrison Street, Chicago
Organizers: Chicago Balinese Gamelan

Recognized as one of the top gamelan orchestras outside of Indonesia, Chicago Balinese Gamelan presents "Kreasi", a dynamic must-see performance juxtaposing new compositions and choreography with traditional ceremonial dances. Kreasi means "creation", and featured are several world premier performances, including Rejang Suarangin ("sound of the windy city"), composed and performed by Balinese artistic trailblazers and […]

$15

Workshop: Introduction to the making of Neolithic Period ceramic ware

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

Using the work of the Neolithic pottery in the collection as a starting point and following the instruction from the ceramic artist, learn ceramic-making skills and gain an insight into the world of Ancient Chinese Ceramics. Throughout this workshop, you will build basic ceramic-making skills and techniques to start making your artwork.   Session Breakdown: […]

$48