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Bisa Butler: Portraits Recommended Member Picks Agenda

through 9/6
Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan, Chicago Loop

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Note: extended through 9/6.

Bisa Butler's portrait quilts capture personal and historical narratives of Black life. This is the first solo museum exhibition of the Howard University alum's work.

The Obama Portraits Agenda

Through 8/15
Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan, Chicago Loop

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Kehinde Wiley's painting of President Barack Obama and Amy Sherald's portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama visit the Art Institute of Chicago.

Richard Hunt: Scholar’s Rock or Stone of Hope or Love of Bronze Agenda

Through 9/20: Sat-Mon 11 AM-6 PM, Thu-Fri 11 AM-9 PM, closed Tue-Wed
Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan, Chicago Loop

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The sculptures of Chicago-based artist Richard Hunt.

Jo Ractliffe: Drives Agenda

Through 8/9: Sat-Mon 11 AM-6 PM, Thu-Fri 11 AM-9 PM, closed Tue-Wed
Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan, Chicago Loop

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The first survey organized of the work of South African photographer Jo Ractliffe includes images of the port city of Durban, video installations, and more. Work in Galleries 1-4 on view through August and work in Gallery 188 on view through May.

U-505 Submarine All Ages Agenda

Wednesdays-Sundays
Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago Hyde Park

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A look at the U-505 submarine, the only German submarine in the United States. 773-684-1414