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Chicago Hip-Hop Heritage Month Exhibition Recommended Free All Ages Agenda Early Warnings (Music) Closing (Theater and Galleries)

Through 7/31: Sat-Sun 11 AM-7 PM, Mon-Fri by appointment
4505 S. Indiana 4505 S. Indiana, Chicago Bronzeville

A pop-up exhibition of local hip-hop ephemera, vinyl records, vintage publications, and more, organized by Chi-ROCK Nation’s Darrell “Artistic” Roberts and collaborators Brian Gorman and Kingdom Rock, with donations from a variety of Chicago hip-hop veterans.

Art on the Mart presents Footnotes, the light of the dark, Woven, and images from Frida Kahlo: Timeless and The Obama Portraits Free All Ages Agenda Outdoors

Through 9/16: seven days
Riverwalk Main and Jackson, Naperville Other Suburbs West

Art on the Mart presents short films and visual collaborations between musicians and artists, projected onto the Merchandise Mart twice each evening. The images are best viewed from the Riverwalk between Wells and Lake Street.

Summer program features:
Footnotes: an animated projection focusing on footwork and featuring original music by DJ Spinn, Angel Bat Dawid, and more.

the light of the dark: a collaboration between Eighth Blackbird and new media artist Xuan

Woven: Music and animation by the duo Spectralina (artist Selina Trepp and musician Dan Bitney)

Chicago Architecture Center Online Exhibits Free Agenda Online


The CAC offers three online exhibitions, viewable for free on its website: "Between States: 50 Designers Transform Chicago's Neighborhoods" (a showcase of community-based design solutions to transform underappreciated and underperforming spaces in Chicago), "50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards" (design proposals for rebuilding Chicago from 50 local architecture and design firms), and "Chidesign: Designing a Center for Architecture, Design, and Education" (an international competition to imagine a new Center for Architecture, Design, and Education in Chicago).

Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life Recommended Agenda Closing (Theater and Galleries)

Through 7/31: times vary, reservations required
Wrightwood 659 659 W. Wrightwood, Chicago Lincoln Park

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The first American exhibition solely devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989), one of a group of Greek artists who helped both portray and define modern Greek identity. Tsarouchis was widely renowned in Greece for his contributions to Greek culture in both the visual arts and theater worlds, and is also championed as a significant member of the Greek LGBTQ community.

Entry to Wrightwood 659 is by ticketed reservation and entry times vary. 773-437-6601