MMIW Week

American Indian Center 3401 West Ainslie Street, Chicago, IL, United States

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 […]

MMIW Awareness

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian 3001 central street, Evanston, IL, United States

Visit the Mitchell Museum for FREE on May 4th and 5th for guided public tours and family red dress crafts by St. Kateri Center of Chicago.  Friday, May 5th, is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. In observance of this occasion, the Mitchell Museum invites you to visit us […]

FREE

Greek Americans and the American Labour Movement

Virtual Chicago, IL, United States

In this NHM Discussion we will explore the often forgotten role of Greek Americans in the formation and success of the American Labor Movement. From the coal mines of the […]

FREE

Artecito Virtual Insectos

Virtual Chicago, IL, United States

Enlace sera annunciado pronto! ¡Hay 1,5 millones de organismos en el mundo, y dos tercios de ellos son insectos! ¡Únase a nosotros mientras exploramos más sobre los insectos con nuestros […]

FREE

Virtual Artist Discussion with Valaria Tatera

Virtual Chicago, IL, United States

Join us for our artist discussion about their work and who they are as artists. There will be a live Q&A at the end of each discussion. Valaria Tatera is […]

FREE

On-Site Commemoration: Light Among Darkness: 80th Anniversary of the Rescue of Bulgarian Jews

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL, United States

During World War II, none of Bulgaria’s approximately 50,000 Jews were deported to Nazi death camps. This incredible feat was possible thanks to Bulgarian politicians, administrators, officers, clergymen, intellectuals, and ordinary citizens who refused to yield to Nazi pressure. The Bulgarian state also facilitated transportation for Jewish refugees from Central and Eastern Europe, and Bulgaria’s […]

FREE

Raging Film

American Indian Center 3401 West Ainslie Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us for an evening of film clips and discussion. Raging Film will feature up to 10 clips (see theme/topic below) from various films of your choosing. Participants providing clips will share a story behind their selection (e.g. Why did you select that clip to share?). PLEASE send your clip/link (max 5 min) by Wednesday, […]

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

Korean Cultural Center of Chicago 9925 Capitol Dr, Wheeling, IL, United States

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 2 only) *Korean Traditional Music (Event 2 only) Date: Sat. May 6, 2023 Pre-registration is required Register for Event 1 (11am-1pm) or Event 2 (1:30pm-3:30pm) […]

$10

Chicago’s Annual Polish Constitution Day Parade

Chicago, IL, United States

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. The Parade begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The PMA is Unit #12. We are meeting at the corner of Columbus Dr. […]

Windows on Design Workshop

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

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, IL, United States

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, IL, United States

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, IL, United States

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, IL, United States

„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 […]

Kreasi: Chicago Balinese Gamelan’s Sixth Annual Concert

UIC School of Theater and Music 1040 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, United States

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, IL, United States

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 […]

FREE

Kreasi: Chicago Balinese Gamelan’s Sixth Annual Concert

UIC School of Theater and Music 1040 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, United States

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 […]

$15

Workshop: Introduction to the making of Neolithic Period ceramic ware

Heritage Museum of Asian Art 3500 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL, United States

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 […]

$48