PUSHING THE LIMITS

UIMA’s permanent collection exhibition, “Pushing the Limits’ features works from artists who, for their time, attempted to transcend the limitations of their chosen medium as dictated by convention and traditional art practice, towards another realm- whether it be...
Tea with Clara Barton

Tea with Clara Barton

Have tea with Clara Barton at another of the Irish American Heritage Center’s Saturday Morning Tea Series. Clara Barton (1821-1912) was an educator, civil rights activist, suffragist, nurse and founder of the American Red Cross. She spent much of her lifetime in the...
Screening of “Journey of a Paper Son”

Screening of “Journey of a Paper Son”

Join the Chinese American Museum of Chicago and filmmaker Ming Lai for a special screening of “Journey of a Paper Son,” which explores the rippling effects of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 through the eyes of one man and his family. “JOURNEY OF A PAPER SON” WAS AN...
HANA Center & NAKASEC 2nd Annual Gala

HANA Center & NAKASEC 2nd Annual Gala

HANA Center & NAKASEC invite you to join them for their 2nd Annual Gala – Root to Fruit: Our Families, Our Future! The Gala will celebrate a year of empowering advocacy and services, and reaffirm our steadfast dedication to building strong leaders, alliances, and...
Reinterpreting Religion Opening Reception

Reinterpreting Religion Opening Reception

Curated by Lauren Leving In many religions worldwide, especially within the most conservative sects, women are seen as second-class citizens. To be male means to hold the power. There is no denying the progress that comes with time, but contemporary interpretation of...
Tea with Sojourner Truth

Tea with Sojourner Truth

Join activist Sojourner Truth for tea in another in our Saturday Morning Tea Series. Sojourner Truth was born a slave but escaped to freedom with her infant daughter. She went on to become an abolitionist and women’s rights activist, perhaps best known for her speech...
What does it mean to be Chinese in America?

What does it mean to be Chinese in America?

What does it mean to be Chinese in America? This question could be asked of any immigrant community. “Who are we” resonates across cultures and nations. In today’s political environment, this question of identity is even more important. According to...
Merula Concert

Merula Concert

Come listen to the Merula choir as they sing jazz, pop, folk and blues from Swedish composers and singers to kick off summertime. Songs include jazz selections made popular by Monica Zetterlund, an ABBA tribute, Hooked on a feeling, and a medley from the movie Ronja...