In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
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The health and safety of our visitors, event attendees and staff members remain our highest priority. As such, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is closely monitoring developments around the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) and sharing safeguards and best practices as outlined by federal health authorities and state and local officials. The Chicago Cultural Center is closed and all events and tours are cancelled through May 15. Please refer to the Chicago Department of Public Heath’s website, chicago.gov/coronavirus, for the latest local updates on the response to COVID-19.
Drawn by its beauty and the fabulous free public events, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to the Chicago Cultural Center every year, making it one of the most visited attractions in Chicago. The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art exhibitions and family events. Read More
The Chicago Cultural Center offers FREE events, performances and exhibitions year-round.
A wide range of diverse and engaging exhibitions devoted to the visual arts and contemporary culture are presented.
The ArtsSpace grant program offers opportunities to non-profit arts organizations.
Host your next event at the Chicago Cultural Center. The stunning landmark offers a variety of options for large and small gatherings.
Helpful information to plan your visit to the Chicago Cultural Center.
Find out what accessibility features are available at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Constructed over 100 years ago as the Chicago Public Library and a Civil War memorial, the Chicago Cultural Center reflects the best of Chicago.