Exhibitions for Chicago

This is a listing of exhibitions for Chicago. This section is being tested-out and is far from complete. If you are a venue-manager and would like to add your own events and exhibitions, we are in the process of building a submission system.

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* Placenames with an asterisk have no-fee hours.


Now Ongoing
No dinosaur in the world compares to SUE—the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered....
The newly renovated and reformatted Hull-House Museum opens up the never-before-exhibited second floor of the Hull home and recounts never-before-told...
Mar 15, 2011 – May 10, 2011
Henri Matisse’s Jazz is often considered the pinnacle of livres d’artiste. Livres d’artiste, or artists' books, are typically collaborations between...
Mar 02, 2011 Ongoing
Harlequin is one of the most recognizable and enduring figures of the Commedia dell'Arte, an improvised form of theater performed...
Feb 05, 2011 – May 15, 2011
In the 1930s, photographers pushed the genre of documentary photography to the forefront of public culture in the United States...
The exhibition is comprised of over 250 objects, including posters, photographs, graphic art, magazines, newspapers, books, pamphlets, political buttons, comic...
Featuring more than 100 artifacts, objects, images and documents, "Red, White, Blue & Black," highlights the robust collection of militaria...
Jul 30, 2010 – Jan 01, 2012
Get a rare look at the life of Field Museum scientist Dr. Corrie Moreau, and learn how her childhood love...
Now Ongoing
Unlock the secrets of tombs, mummies, marshes and more....
Apr 06, 2011 – Sep 25, 2011
Through rare and original photography, including unique, new X-ray images of the interiors of the spacesuits, this exhibit reveals how...
At the Baby Chick Hatchery—one of the Museum’s most beloved experiences—you’ll watch as chicks peck out of their shells and...


May 28, 2011 – Sep 18, 2011
This exhibition is the first survey of the artist's work to date. Spanning the years 1996 to 2010, it examines...

Closing Soon

Nov 20, 2010 – May 01, 2011
Without You I'm Nothing comprises works drawn from the MCA Collection that demonstrate how art has reflected, if not anticipated,...
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