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Exhibitions

Incommunicable: A Student Exhibition

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 8:00 AM to Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Department of Visual Arts BA Thesis Exhibition

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Still Here: Torture, Resiliency and the Art of Memorializing

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM to Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Around Chicago

Millennium Park Summer Film Series includes 'Black Panther,' 'Music Man' and Chicago theater partnerships

The Court Theatre helped with programming this year's Millennium Park Summer Film Series.

After cancer diagnosis, Oak Park man surprises U. of C. with treasure trove of rare books

This week, the university honored Connors in a ceremony at the library, officially recognizing the Robert S. Connors Basic Program Collection as a part of its Special Collections Research Center. The collection, a group of around 400 rare volumes with a monetary value that he estimates in the hundreds of thousands, represents the result of Connors’ book collecting — now, his gift to the university.

Artist Michael Rakowitz on counter-histories and drawing inspiration from fragments

On February 13th, 2019 the Block Museum welcomed Rakowitz for an artist talk. Drawing upon the exhibition Caravans of Gold, Rakowitz considered questions of cultural loss and removal as well as counter-histories and narratives in artistic practice. He was joined in conversation by Kiersten Neumann, Curator at the Oriental Institute and Ann Gunter, Bertha and Max Dressler Professor in the Humanities, whose work addresses the visual and material culture of the ancient Near East and its Eastern Mediterranean neighbors.

From Housing to Activism, the Next Chicago Architecture Biennial Will Bring Global Issues to Chicago

Yesomi Umolu, the artistic director of the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial, discusses the themes and narratives to be explored at this year’s event.

‘Coffee With Langston’ Series At Kusyana Cafe Brings People Together For Part Conversation, Part Therapy

The cultural coffee klatch is the creation of Erika Dudley, Senior Program Manager with the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement.

Hyde Park Art Center’s "Health Club" Exhibition Is Not Just for Pre-Meds

In "Health Club", the relationship between space and the human condition is far from unidirectional: space shapes humans as much as humans carve out space.

The Wild World of the Hairy Who

The Chicago version of Pop Art, embodied in the work of the Hairy Who, is sweaty, nervous, sometimes giggly or goofy.

The Top Creative Cities and Countries of 2018 According to Airbnb

"The home of the skyscraper, Chicago tops Airbnb’s list as the city for creative experiences. Playing host to the works of famous architects past and present"

Nick Cave Uses His Capital to Help Aspiring Creators

Based for more than 20 years on Chicago’s South Loop, this 59-year-old artist has recently consolidated his studio, the couple’s home and his partner’s design studio in this 20,000-square-foot former mason’s workshop in South Old Irving Park, a largely working-class neighborhood across town.

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