Exhibition: “Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories”: Partition Anti-Memorial Project

South Asia Institute 1925 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Through experiential art installations “Unbearable Memories, Unspeakable Histories” investigates the Partition of India in 1947. This year marks 75 years since the Partition of India in 1947, which created Pakistan, and eventually, Bangladesh in 1971. Pritika Chowdhry’s experiential art installations are temporary 'anti-memorials' to the Partition. Often described as the Holocaust of South Asia, the […]

$5 – $10

A Show of Hands: Handwriting in the Age of Print

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL

For centuries, handwriting served as a powerful tool for communicating information, preserving knowledge, shaping identity, and building empires. In our digital world, however, fewer and fewer people can read handwritten words. Handwriting has survived disruptive technologies before. The invention of printing did not diminish the need for handwriting. Instead, it created new markets for ambitious […]

Free

RESILIENCE – Photography Exhibit

National Hellenic Museum 333 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

Join us for the grand reopening of the National Hellenic Museum this fall with the world premiere of a major photography exhibition Resilience By HRH Prince Nikolaos September 16 – December 30, 2022 Prince Nikolaos is an accomplished photographer whose work has been exhibited in major global cities including Athens, London, Copenhagen, Doha and Melbourne—and […]

$10

Gather Together: Chicago Street Photography by Diane Alexander White

National Hellenic Museum 333 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL

In this new exhibition, the Chicago-based Greek American photographer presents 80 historic works showcasing Chicago’s Greek American celebrations alongside other ethnic and cultural festivals and parades, primarily from the 1970s and 1980s. Depicted events include the Greek Independence Day Parade, Bud Billiken Day Parade, Chinese New Year Parade, Mexican Civic Society Parade, Jewish Festival and […]

$10

9 Artists/ 9 Months/ 9 Perspectives features work by the collective, Dandelion Black Women Artists

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

Nine Black women artists engaged in collaborative efforts to create artworks that transcend and transform events in the year 2020. In their eyes, art-making became a transgressive act through activism, documentation and vision. Utilizing book-making, craft-making and works on paper, 9 Artists/9 Months/ 9 Perspectives presents a birth of vision under hardship felt worldwide, collectively […]