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The following map represents the active consortium of 40 Chicago-area cultural heritage museums, centers and historical societies who span 28 neighborhoods and 7 suburbs in the Chicagoland area. Explore the rich culture of the city by visiting these locations! Click on the stars that represent Core Members and the diamonds that represent Partner Institutions for links to locations, hours and directions. All visitors are welcome!
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In September 2018, the National Hellenic Museum opened the first ever retrospective and largest exhibition of the artist George Kokines (1930-2012). Using loaned objects and those from the NHM Collections, this exhibition traces Kokines’ artistic development and accomplishments in Abstract Expressionism as well as his journey to embrace his Greek American identity. Kokines’ art employed free-form organic and geometrical forms, abstract figures, and intense spaces of color. He inserted humor, references to Greek mythology and his life experiences into his…Find out more »
Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn MoreFind out more »
Registration is now open for Summer German Language Classes at the DANK Haus. These classes are for adults and are great for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. We also offer online courses for anyone unable to attend regular classes on site. Our summer semester will begin the first week of June and runs through the end of July. Classes are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your seat today. Unsure which class is the right fit for you?…Find out more »
Join the Assyrian Universal Alliance Foundation Sunday, May 26th, 2019 for the opening of our Late Bloomers Art Exhibition. This exhibition spotlights the works of five talented students from our Adult Fine Arts Program Thursday class. Student Artists: Marina Benjamin. Eddie Youkhana. Sonia Lawando. Rimon Benjamin. Natasha SafaroFind out more »
Raw Reckoning is veteran Chicago artist Michael K. Paxton’s one-person exhibition of large-scale paintings and works on paper that derive their structure from the study of slide sections of the effect of black lung disease on coalminers. Paxton, a sixth generation West Virginian creates pillar size fields of chalk, charcoal, gesso and acrylic on raw canvas that embrace this ongoing devastation from coal in an effort to point to a place and people not heard from often in contemporary art. Through a well…Find out more »