Expo Chicago, “Tattoo” at the Field Museum, and more
Jazz bassist and vocalist Katie Ernst hasn’t helped only herself with her talent, wit, and confidence—she’s also lifting up her peers and students.
Shane Campbell Gallery revives the Art Institute’s defunct survey of the Chicago art community, but there’s a bigger story to tell.
The city and state may be broke, but arts-and-culture-based redevelopment is chugging along on both ends of the economic spectrum.
A pair of cultural development projects look to reactivate the rust belt city.
The 17,000-square-foot building is a laboratory to engage with the art and culture of the south side.
Theaster Gates’s Rebuild Foundation is about to open the Stony Island Arts Bank, whose collections will include 5,000 records the Godfather of House used in his world-changing mixes.
The arts nonprofit, which awards dozens of $50,000 fellowships yearly, joins the MacArthur Foundation in what’s becoming a hub of the ‘prestige economy.’
This was a transformative year for Chicago’s art world.
With two employees and vault in Pilsen, the CFA has been rescuing celluloid for a decade.
The Currency Exchange Café is part of the artist’s ongoing project to bring art to Washington Park.
The modern art fair is back for a third year.
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Friday, August 22
The New Yorker opened its archives and it’s a longread lovers dream come true.
Chicago will honor artists and arts institutions with Fifth Star awards.