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Isa Genzken: Retrospective

4/12-8/3

Work by the German artist, including paintings, photographs, and her trademark installations.

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Galería Sin Fronteras

1/16-8/17

Work by local artists from the personal collection of Notre Dame professor Gilberto Cárdenas.

National Museum of Mexican Art (map)
1852 W. 19th St.
Pilsen/Little Village
phone 312-738-1503

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Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair

10/25-9/7

A display of rare artifacts from when Chicago hosted the World's Fair in 1893.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410
<i>Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair</i>

Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography

4/5-8/10

One of the standout images in "Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography" is of a lone, faceless rail man—back to the camera, his all-denim outfit stamped with grime—as he leans over to throw a switch at Chicago's vast Proviso Yard, a couple dozen sets of vacant tracks stretching into the background. Then shot epitomizes the magnitude of Chicago's railway system in the mid-20th century, when its reputation as a crucial hub for the railroading industry was undeniable. But most importantly, it depicts the grind. Continue reading >> $14, $12 students and seniors

Chicago History Museum (map)
1601 N. Clark St.
Lincoln Park
phone 312-642-4600
Railroaders: Jack Delano's Homefront Photography

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"Express" talks

Fridays, 2-2:30 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, 5:30-6 & 7-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, 12-12:30 p.m.
Art Institute of Chicago (map)
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Loop
phone 312-443-3600

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Museum tours

Wednesdays-Fridays, 1 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m., 12, 1 & 2 p.m. and Tuesdays, 1 & 6 p.m.

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Museum tours

Mondays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.
Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Our Body: the Universe Within

Ongoing.

Exhibit chronicling the evolution of modern medicine, featuring historical surgical tools, paintings, prints, and sculptures, and including over 200 preserved human specimens. $22, $16 seniors and students, $12 kids 4-13

International Museum of Surgical Science (map)
1524 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Near North
phone 312-642-6502

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Powered by Nature

Ongoing

hand-on exhibit exploring sustainable energy.

Kohl Children's Museum (map)
2100 Patriot Blvd.
Other Suburbs North
phone 847-832-6600

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Science + You

Ongoing

An exhibit designed with scientists at Abbott.

Kohl Children's Museum (map)
2100 Patriot Blvd.
Other Suburbs North
phone 847-832-6600

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The Extreme Green House

Ongoing

Butterfly habitat; displays on regional ecosystems.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Lincoln Park
phone 773-755-5100

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Fast Forward . . . Inventing the Future

Ongoing

An exhibit showcasing new technology and innovations in agriculture, transportation, entertainment, energy, and more, presented through videos, models, and prototypes of inventions.

Museum of Science and Industry (map)
5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Hyde Park
phone 773-684-1414

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Great Wall to the Great Lakes

Ongoing

Materials documenting the history of Chinese immigration in Chicago. $2, $1 students and seniors.

Chinese-American Museum (map)
238 W. 23rd St.
Chinatown
phone 312-949-1000

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Red, White, Blue, and Black

Ongoing

Artifacts and objects from the Revolutionary War through the Vietnam War documenting the history of African-Americans in the armed forces.

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