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Opening Reception of Adláteres and the Unexpected Journey: works by Carmen Chami Recommended Free All Ages

Friday 4/3, 6-8pm


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dláteres and the Unexpected Journey," opens with works by Carmen Chami who create artworks that reference Mexican Baroque. Update: To help slow the spread of COVID-19, the museum will be closed until 3/29. 312-738-1503

Opening Reception: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos Recommended Free All Ages

4/3-8/2


The museum is presenting an exhibition of 200 images that shed light on Kahlo's life. Opening reception is 4/3, 6-8pm. Update: To help slow the spread of COVID-19, the museum will be closed until 3/29. 312-738-1503

Lina Bo Bardi: Habitat Recommended All Ages

6/13-9/27

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"Habitat" features drawings, photographs, furniture, and projects that the Brazilian artist, Bo Bardi, has created. 312-280-2660

Foundation Collection for Artists Run Chicago 2.0 Recommended Free All Ages Closing (Theater and Galleries)

4/4-7/12
Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago Hyde Park


Artists Run Chicago 2.0 will be inviting artist-run spaces in Chicago to exhibit work from their collection. 773-324-5520

Apsáalooke Women and Warriors Opening Recommended All Ages

3/14-8/13
Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago Museum Campus

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The Apsáalooke people of the Northern Plains were beaders, artists, mothers, two-spirited people, and warriors. This exhibition features contemporary beadwork and fashion of the Apsáalooke as well as 100-year-old war shields. The exhibition is presented in both English and Spanish, with select sections also in Apsáalooke. 312-922-9410

"Energy Revolution:" Creating Our Carbon-Free Future Recommended All Ages

4/15-11/1
Chicago Architecture Center 111 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago Loop


Located in the Usher Lambe Rotating Gallery in the Architecture Center is "Energy Revolution," the first major exhibition since the centers opening in 2018. The exhibition looks at how urgency and actions can free Chicago from fossil fuels. The opening of the exhibition is 4/15. Update: To help slow the spread of COVID-19, the center is closed until 3/31. 312-922-3432

Outsider Art: The Collection of Victor F. Keen Recommended Member Picks Free All Ages Agenda

2/6-9/7


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ore than 40 works of art from the most well-known outsider artists will be exhibited from the collection of Victor F. Keen. These works operate outside of the mainstream art world. Opening reception 2/5, 5-8pm. 312-243-9088

The Quarantine Concerts curated by Pioneer Works and featuring Greg Fox, Leya, Yatta, Yuka C. Honda, Lea Bertucci, Jeremiah Cymerman, Hubble Free All Ages

Wed., July 8, 6:30 p.m.


Livestream at Experimental Sound Studio's website and Twitch channel. Set times:

6:30 PM: Hubble
7 PM: Jeremiah Cymerman
7:30 PM: Lea Bertucci
8 PM: Yuka C. Honda
8:30 PM: Yatta
9 PM: Leya
9:30 PM: Greg Fox

Christina Quarles All Ages

4/4-8/23

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hristina Quarles is an LA artist who paints bodies: limbs, torsos, faces all collide with one another and create experimental pieces of gesture. This will be her largest exhibition of work to date. 312-280-2660

“This Bucket Ain't For Ice!” All Ages

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.


An exhibition of blues music photography by Eric Kriesant. 312-808-1286

Fruition All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 6 p.m.


Livestream at the band's Facebook page

Blake & Tiffany Brown, Joybird All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Canceled

Thu., July 9, 7 p.m.
Uncommon Ground 3800 N. Clark St., Chicago Wrigleyville

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postponed until a date to be determined 773-929-3680

Ravi All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 7 p.m.
Avondale Music Hall 3336 N. Milwaukee, Chicago Irving Park

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(708) 669-7380

Cello Quarantine Concert curated by Nora Barton and featuring Planchette, Helen Money, Uncle Valentine, Jordan Hamilton, Kelsee Vandervall, Kate Wakefield Free All Ages

Thu., July 9, 7 p.m.


Livestream at Experimental Sound Studio's website and Twitch channel. Set times:

7 PM: Kate Wakefield
7:30 PM: Kelsee Vandervall
8 PM: Jordan Hamilton
8:30 PM: Uncle Valentine
9 PM: Helen Money
9:30 PM: Planchette

Mike Phillips All Ages Early Warnings (Music) Canceled

Thu., July 9, 8 p.m.
City Winery 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago Near West Side

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postponed until a date to be determined 312-733-9463

Bonfire Dub All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 8 p.m.


Livestream at the Vilar Performing Arts Center's YouTube channel

Ratboys All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 9 p.m.

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Livestream show presented as part of Audiotree's Staged series at Lincoln Hall. Link available after ticket purchase.

Fea All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 9 p.m.

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A tribute to Joan Jett in Spanish plus original music and a Q&A with the band. Livestream at stageit.com, registration required to view.

Dee Alexander Quartet All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 7 & 9 p.m., Fri., July 10, 7 & 9 p.m., Sat., July 11, 7 & 9 p.m. and Sun., July 12, 4 & 8 p.m.
Jazz Showcase 806 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago South Loop

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312-360-0234

Laine Hardy All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 7:30 p.m.

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Livestream at bubbleup.live; registration required to view.

Drama All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thu., July 9, 9 p.m. and Thu., July 23, 9 p.m.

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Livestream at Drama's Veeps site.

Isabelle Olivier All Ages Early Warnings (Music) New Early Warnings (Music)

Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14
PianoForte Studios 1335 S. Michigan, 2nd Floor, Chicago South Loop

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312-291-0000

Catalytic Sound Festival 2020 day one (program 1) featuring Paal Nilssen-Love, Frode Gjerstad, Ken Vandermark, Jaap Blonk, Terrie Ex, Ab Baars, Ig Henneman, John Corbett, Ben Hall, Bonnie Jones, Kim Alpert Free All Ages

Fri., July 10, 1 p.m.


Livestream at Experimental Sound Studio's website and Twitch channel. Set times:

1 PM: Terrie Ex, Ab Baars, Ig Henneman
1:35 PM: Jaap Blonk
2 PM: Ken Vandermark
2:25 PM: Paal Nilssen-Love, Frode Gjerstad
3 PM: Discussion panel on art and music featuring John Corbett, Ben Hall, Bonnie Jones, and moderator Kim Alpert

Catalytic Sound Festival 2020 day one (program 2) featuring Fred Lonberg Holm, Joe McPhee, Nate Wooley, Ikue Mori, Brandon Lopez, Sylvie Courvoisier Free All Ages

Fri., July 10, 7 p.m.


Livestream at Experimental Sound Studio's website and Twitch channel. Set times:

7 PM: Sylvie Courvoisier
7:25 PM: Brandon Lopez
7:50 PM: Nate Wooley, Ikue Mori
8:25 PM: Fred Lonberg-Holm, Joe McPhee

Elijah Bossenbroek All Ages Early Warnings (Music)

Fri., April 9, 7:30 p.m.
PianoForte Studios 1335 S. Michigan, 2nd Floor, Chicago South Loop

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rescheduled 312-291-0000

Second Friday Member Picks Free All Ages

Second Friday of every month, 6-10 p.m.


More than 30 art spaces in the Chicago Arts District around 18th and Halsted host receptions, open houses, and artists' talks. Maps available at 1821 S. Halsted. 312-738-8000, ext. 112