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Exhibitions

"Remain To Be Seen" / 2016-17 APL/CSRPC AIR Exhibition

Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017

Persepolis: Images of an Empire

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00 AM to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Oriental Institute
Free, with suggested donation

Jessica Stockholder: Rose's Inclination

Saturday, September 12, 2015 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Conversations with the Collection: Belonging

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Revolution Every Day

Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Sunday, January 14, 2018

Cinthia Marcelle and Tiago Mata Machado: Divine Violence

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The Hysterical Material

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017

Around Chicago

MCA’s 50th anniversary celebrates the now and the next

"Experience today what people will be talking about tomorrow.” That has become the mantra of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Fifth Star Honors presents Free Show and Concert in Millennium Park

2016 Rosenberger Medal Winner Kerry James Marshall will be among those honored by The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Garden walks, Ravinia and Millennium Park: It's summer

Spektral Quartet, a string quartet also affiliated with the U of C, and co-conceived with Gates of a music series called Dovetail, where Spektral plans to play separately and together with Rebuild artists and musicians.

These Chicago actors just got nominated for an Emmy

UChicago alumna Anna Chlumsky, AB’02, earned a fifth Emmy nomination for her role in the TV Show "Veep."

Theaster Gates' art at CTA station will nod to African-American experience

Designs were unveiled Wednesday for Theaster Gates' planned art installation at the Red Line's 95th Street station.

2017 Humanities Summit: Speech and Privilege

Speakers include two-time Poet Laureate of the United States Natasha Trethewey, ACLU National Legal Director David Cole, and UChicago President Robert Zimmer.

For Derrick Adams, black imagination is the future

New York-based polymath artist uses installation, video, music, and collage to remix the archival holdings of the Stony Island Arts Bank.

Breakout Artists 2017

Carris Adams, 2015 graduate of UChicago's MFA program, named a Breakout Artist of 2017 by NewCity.

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