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The Field Museum Chicago Presents ‘The Machine Inside: Biomechanics’ Through January 2015

  Mar 12, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015 Imagine if your jaws could crush over 8,000 pounds in one bite, your ears could act as air conditioners, and your legs could leap the length of a football field in a single bound. From the inside out, every living thing—including humans—is a machine built to survive, […]

‘Walk With Me’: Cheryl Pope, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, March 25

  Date: March 25, 2014  Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Cheryl Pope collaborates with After School Matters, Air Force Academy High School, and poet Ayinde Cartman to present a series of personal readings by young spoken-word poets from Chicago. The event is presented as part of Just Yell, an ongoing project by Pope that explores […]

Chicago Public Schools Citywide Science Fair, MSIC, March 21–23

  Date: March 21 – 23, 2014 Location: Main Level, West Pavilion Ages: This event is suitable for all ages. Approximately 300 Chicago Public Schools students whose science projects were selected from school fairs and subsequent area fairs now come to the Museum of Science and Industry for this weekend’s citywide Science Fair. See what […]

Exhibition: ‘Inspiring Beauty’ at Chicago History Museum Through May 11

  Open through May 11, 2014 The Ebony Fashion Fair began in 1958, and over the next 50 years the traveling fashion show blossomed into an American institution that raised millions for charity and helped Johnson Publishing Company reach audiences. Show organizers overcame racial prejudice to bring the pinnacle of Europe’s premier fashion to communities […]

MCA Screen: The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Through May 4

  Oct 12, 2013–May 4, 2014 In conjunction with The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology, MCA Screen presents six artists’ films and videos under the rubric of an alternative “history channel.” These works by Lene Berg, Phil Collins, Raphaël Grisey, Aleksander Komarov, Sophie Nys, and Anri Sala address recent political history in varying degrees […]

MSIC Chicago Now Presenting ‘Earth Explorers’, Mar 20 – Sep 1

  March 20, 2014 – September 1, 2014 Journey to the wildest places on the globe in National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers. Highlighting the Earth’s spectacular eco-zones—Polar Regions, Oceans, Rain Forests, Mountains and Caves and Savannas—this interactive exhibit brings the unparalleled adventures and discoveries to life and invites you to meet explorers who live these adventures […]

ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) with Alvin Lucier, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Mar 21–23

  March 21–23, 2014 MCA Stage is pleased to continue a deepening partnership with ICE in the 2013/14 season. ICE and MCA Stage share an entrepreneurial approach to music by originating work and devising rehearsal and concert performance in ways that actively engage composers and open the process to the public in myriad settings. The […]