Chicago Cultural Center — Exhibitions

The exhibition program at the Chicago Cultural Center encompasses historic as well as contemporary art worldwide, with special emphasis placed on emerging and underrepresented artists who live and work in Chicago. The exhibition program supports professional artists, curators, and arts organizations to reach a wide audience in the heart of downtown Chicago. Each exhibition features public events such as gallery tours, public conversations, and hands-on exploration in the Learning Lab.

 

Freedom Square: The Black Girlhood Altar

Freedom Square: The Black Girlhood Altar

Through March 10, 2024
Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor East

Surviving the Long Wars: Transformative Threads

Surviving the Long Wars: Transformative Threads

Through December 8, 2024
Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Hall, 2nd Floor North

Victoria Martinez: Braiding Histories

Victoria Martinez: Braiding Histories

April 6—July 28, 2024
Chicago Rooms, 2nd Floor North

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s

Images on which to build, 1970s-1990s

April 20—August 4, 2024
Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor East

Opening Passages: Artists Respond to Chicago and Paris

Opening Passages: Artists Respond to Chicago and Paris

May 4—August 25, 2024
Exhibition Hall, 4th Floor North

Great Ideas of Humanity: One of a Series

Great Ideas of Humanity: One of a Series

Ongoing
Landmark Chicago Gallery, 1st Floor West


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Admission is FREE
Open Daily, 10am–5pm
Exhibitions close 15 minutes before the building closes
(Closed Holidays)

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Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Chicago Cultural Center Google Map
Chicago Cultural Center Google Map


Take CTA to Chicago Cultural Center

  • From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
  • From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
  • Served by Michigan Avenue buses 3, 4, 19, 20, 26, 60, 66, 124, 143, 147, 151, 157 and Washington St. buses 4, J14, 20, 56, 66, 147