Will Rawls, Shamel Pitts | TRIBE, and Barak adé Soleil explore Blackness, queerness, movement, and dance in performances at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Richard Hull Completes the Picture
Once known for his abstracted portraits, the Chicago artist is now exploring new directions.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Offers Summer Art and Design Courses Online and On-Campus
Emerging and established artists can choose from over 50 Adult Continuing Education courses at one of the most influential art and design schools in the US.
National Public Housing Museum Names Tiff Beatty Associate Director, Welcomes Three New Leaders
The four bring expertise to support the Chicago museum’s mission to promote and propel the right of all people to a place where they can live and prosper.
Keep an Eye Out for These Emerging Chicago Artists
Ground Floor at the Hyde Park Art Center is a sensitively curated selection of works by exceptionally promising young artists.
The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto
Presented by Northwestern’s Block Museum and McCormick School of Engineering, this new exhibition seeks empathy at the boundaries of life. On view in Evanston, Illinois.
Sword Thought to Be a Replica Is a Bronze Age Original
The sword, mislabeled as a copy when it was acquired by the Field Museum, dates back 3,000 years.
Chicago’s Drawing Biennial Has Something for Everyone
Each artist has one to three examples, in such a broad range of styles that if you can’t find something of interest here, that’s probably on you.
Chicago Museum Payroll Manager Accused of Stealing $2M
Michael Maurello, former payroll manager at the Art Institute of Chicago, continued his scheme for over a decade before he was caught.
Historical Revisionism Gets Mischievous in Chicago
Two solo shows in Chicago are must-sees for anyone who cares about feminism and how it intersects with modernist architecture, urban planning, and design.
Southern Illinois University’s MFA Programs Explore Concepts Across Disciplines
At SIU, students are exposed to creative approaches in Blacksmithing, Ceramics, Design, Drawing, Glass, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, or Small Metals.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Dumps Ye’s Honorary Degree
The school denounced the rapper’s “anti-Black, antisemitic, racist and dangerous statements.”