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Home Sweet Home—The Art Institute and Chicago Architecture, Art Institute of Chicago, May 21

  Date: May 21, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Fullerton Hall $12 per lecture; $180 for full 16-lecture series The popular member-only lecture series returns for another season. This year, we focus on icons of the museum’s spectacular collection in our journey around the world through the history of art. Make your reservations today! Interested […]

‘Chicago Parks: Landscape, Imagination, and the Livable City” Art Institute of Chicago, May 12

  Date: May 12, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Fullerton Hall; entry at Michigan Avenue only Free; seating first-come first-served Matthew Urbanski is a principal of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), where he has worked for over two decades. He has planned and designed landscapes in the United States, Canada, and France, including […]

Baryshnikov Productions: Man in a Case, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, May 15 – 18

  May 15–18, 2014 Fri, May 16, 7:30 pm Sat, May 17, 7:30 pm Sun, May 18, 2 pm Sun, May 18, 7:30 pm Created by Big Dance Theater Adapted from Two Short Stories by Anton Chekhov Adapted and Directed by Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar / Big Dance Theater Choreographed by Annie-B Parson Featuring […]

MCA Live: E-Dogz, The Citric Benevolence Cartel, MCA Chicago, May 6

  Date: May 6, 2014 Time: 6–8 pm FREE with museum admission E-Dogz is artist and chef Eric May’s mobile culinary community center for the preservation of street food in Chicago. For this Tuesday Evening, May hosts an event that considers food as a catalyst for social interaction while exploring the political implications of eating. Specifically, he examines the current state of the […]

Lecture: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World, Art Institute of Chicago, May 8

  Date: May 8, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm Fullerton Hall Free with museum admission Fierce Amazons and their warrior queens—Hippolyte, Antiope, and Penthesilea—star in some of the most famous Greek myths and every great Greek hero tangled with them including Heracles, Theseus, and Achilles. But were Amazons real? Research has indicated that Greek stories […]

Isa Genzken: Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Through August 3

  April 12–August 3, 2014 Isa Genzken is one of the most important and influential sculptors of our time. Yet, although she had a solo show at Chicago’s Renaissance Society, in 1992, she has never had a large-scale retrospective in an American museum. This exhibition of work by the Berlin-based German artist, organized jointly by […]

Artist-in-Residence: 3-D Printing with Tom Burtonwood, Art Institute of Chicago, April 29

  Date: April 29, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Ryan Education Center Free Meet Chicago artist Tom Burtonwood and explore the world of 3-D scanning and printing. For more information about family programs, please call (312) 857-7161 or e-mail familyprograms@artic.edu. For upcoming Family Programs, please visit the family programs calendar. Supported by the […]

Railroaders: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography, Chicago History Museum, Through August 2015

  Open through August 10, 2015 Railroads and rail workers were essential to America’s victory in World War II. In 1942, the Office of War Information issued photographer Jack Delano a new assignment: document “railroads and their place in American life.” During the next several months, Delano captured three thousand images, two-thirds of them in […]

Exhibit: William J. O’Brien, On View at MCA Chicago, Through May 18

  Jan 25–May 18, 2014 William J. O’Brien, the artist’s first comprehensive museum exhibition, demonstrates his prolific output in a broad range of media, from sculpture and ceramics to drawing, textiles, and painting. Although O’Brien is perhaps best known for his work in ceramics, his working process often begins with the act of drawing. His […]

‘Veranda Post’ and African Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, April 16

  Date: April 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Fullerton Hall $12 per lecture; $180 for full 16-lecture series The popular member-only lecture series returns for another season. This year, we focus on icons of the museum’s spectacular collection in our journey around the world through the history of art. Make your reservations today! Interested in attending […]