Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule

Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Friday, May 3

The Chicago Bar Association

Come join us for a celebration of Law Week. Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society. Listen to speeches given by association members and music performed by the CBA chorus.


Thursday, May 9, 16, 23, 30 - Kick-Off

Chicago City Markets presented by Humana®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Opens (7am-3pm)

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to kick off summer with the Chicago City Markets presented by Humana® at the Daley Plaza Markets. Residents are encouraged to visit their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. A complete list of city-run markets, along with dates and times are listed at chicagofarmersmarkets.us.


Friday, May 10

Croatian American Day

Come join us on the plaza for some traditional Croatian folk songs and dance performed by various Croatian folk music ensembles.


Monday, May 13

Romanian Independence Day

Come out to help celebrate Romanian Independence Day.


Tuesday, May 14

Cool Commercial Concepts – Mother Diva

Join us for lunch time DJ house music and dance celebration.


Thursday, May 16

Asian American Celebration

Join us at noon to celebrate the Asian American culture.


Friday, May 17

James Dean under the Picasso

Join us on the Chicago Daley Plaza at noon, for some live DJ house music with James Dean.


Wednesday, May 22

Edison Drummers

Chicago Public School Children, grades 4-6, will be on the plaza at noon performing Asian, African and Afro Caribbean drumming.


Friday, May 28

Azerbaijan Center of Midwest America

Join us at noon on the plaza for a flag raising.

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