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Events

Play on Surfaces & Surfing

Thursday, May 17, 2018 to Thursday, June 7, 2018

Tour: Public Art

Thursday, July 5, 2018
5:30 PM

Poetry, Politics, and Painting of Tang Chang

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
6:00 PM

Chamber Music Recital

Thursday, May 24, 2018
7:30 PM

MFA Thesis Reception | No Burden For Continuity

Friday, May 4, 2018
6:00 PM

Cats, Bats, Rats, and Roses: Films for Spring Fever

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM

Exhibitions

MFA Thesis Exhibition | No Burden For Continuity

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Expanding Narratives: The Figure and the Ground

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018

Play on Surfaces & Surfing

Thursday, May 17, 2018 to Thursday, June 7, 2018

Richard Rezac: Address

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM to Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Screen Share Program 11: I ♥ NW

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:00 AM to Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Cecilia Vicuña: PALABRArmas

Thursday, March 29, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018

Emmanuel Pratt: Radical [Re]Constructions

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Sunday, June 10, 2018

Around Chicago

Respect, and $21 million, for a portrait of black Chicago

The deeper meaning of Marshall’s rise to art star is that he succeeded in his goal of giving black art and the black experience celebrated stature. African-American art deserves respect and appreciation. Kerry James Marshall has both.

Art Exhibit Celebrating Johnson Publishing Company to Open in Chicago This Summer

Theaster Gates, who founded the Rebuild Foundation, an organization that promotes Black art and artists while promoting community development, will launch A Johnson Publishing Story. The exhibit, part of Art Design Chicago’s yearlong celebration of the city’s art and design history, will look at the role the company has played in defining Black culture for global audiences in the 20th century.

Jamila Woods uses poetry and song to reflect on her native Chicago

"Learning about Gwendolyn Brooks and other poets from Chicago really taught me that my story is valid and worth telling." - Jamila Woods

It’s World Book Day. Have You Read an Exhibition Catalog in the Past Year?

“Theaster Gates: Black Archives” complements an exhibition the Chicago-based artist presented in 2016 at Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria.

'Cost of Living' Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

"Cost of Living" playwright Martyna Majok, AB'07, has been named the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "Cost of Living."

Guidebook maps the legacy of black women on Chicago’s South Side

“It has bothered me that black women’s intellectual contributions … have been marginalized or always connected to forces of suffering,” said Mariame Kaba, one of the authors of "Lifting as they Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side - A Self-Guided Tour."

Waterworld - Glass Curtain Gallery at Columbia College Chicago

Curator of the Gray Center, Zachary Cahill, curates an exhibition at the Glass Curtain Gallery at Columbia College Chicago. Exhibitors include Arts, Science, and Culture Initiative program head Julie Marie Lemon.

DePaul Art Museum Showcases Powerful Work of Chicago Artist and Activist Barbara Jones-Hogu

The DePaul Art Museum presents the first solo museum exhibition by Barbara Jones-Hogu (1938-2017) who was a Chicago-based artist, filmmaker and educator.

Designing for Chance the Rapper and South Side Chicago

Artist Brandon Breaux had a revelation: He didn’t have to leave Chicago’s South Side to do something extraordinary.

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