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Through-a-queer-lens-Photographer-Paul-Mpagi-Sepuya-discusses-Chicago-exhibition-

  Through a queer lens: Photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya discusses Chicago exhibition

Paul Mpagi Sepuya is a photographer whose works incorporate several elements, including history, literary modernism and queer collaboration. The art of Sepuya—who is also an associate professor in visual arts ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-announces-Designing-for-Change-Chicago-Protest-Art-of-the-1960s--70s-exhibition

  Chicago History Museum announces "Designing for Change: Chicago Protest Art of the 1960s - 70s exhibition

--From a press release

CHICAGO (March 14, 2024) — The Chicago History Museum is thrilled to announce its upcoming exhibition, "Designing for Change: Chicago Protest Art of the 1960s—70s." Set to open on Saturday, May 18, 2024, this exhibition is ...


 
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  Col. Jennifer Pritzker comments on military museum move

Local transgender philanthropist Col. Jennifer Pritzker commented to Windy City Times about the impending move of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library (PMML), which she founded in 2003, to Wisconsin. "At the end of the day, ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Library-to-close-in-July-move-to-Wisconsin

  Pritzker Military Library to close in July, move to Wisconsin

On Feb. 7, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library announced that it is closing its downtown Chicago location on July 27 and moving to an archives center in Wisconsin later this year, according to The Chicago ...


 
ART-Champaign-display-looks-at-the-Midwest-Black-lesbian-experience

  ART Champaign display looks at the Midwest Black lesbian experience

In Illinois, archival photos are the centerpiece of a new display at the Krannert Art Museum focusing on the Black lesbian experience in the Midwest, IPM reported. The new solo exhibition by St. Louis-based artist Jen ...


 
Leather-Archives-Museum-announces-2024-Fetish-Film-Forum

  Leather Archives & Museum announces 2024 Fetish Film Forum

--From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois—After a wildly successful inaugural year, including a 10-film series at the Leather Archives & Museum and a 5-film series at FACETS, the Leather Archives & Museum is thrilled to announce the continuation of Fetish ...


 
ART-Queer-photographer-James-Hosking-focuses-the-lens-on-his-own-work

  ART Queer photographer James Hosking focuses the lens on his own work

James Hosking—a Chicago-based LGBTQ+ artist who specializes in photography and collage—is one of 17 people selected to be part of "Once: 2023 Emerging Artists Exhibit" at the Cleve Carney Museum on the College of DuPage campus ...


 
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  SAVOR Review of Marisol; talk with Chef James Martin

Believe it or not, there is more to Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) than eye-catching displays (with this writer remembering the David Bowie and Virgil Abloh exhibits from years ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-deaths-endorsements-Sakia-Gunn-museum-news-Maddow

  NATIONAL Trans deaths, endorsements, Sakia Gunn, museum news, Maddow

A man was arrested in connection with the murder of a transgender woman in northwest Miami-Dade, Florida, NBC Miami reported. Anthony Quinn Peyton II, 25, was charged with second-degree murder in the Oct. 23 killing of ...


 
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  GAY HISTORY MONTH When NOW purged lesbians

Special to Windy City Times. To mark Gay History Month, this article appears courtesy of Philadelphia Gay News and the LGBT History Project. The website of The National Women's History Museum (NWHM) describes Betty Friedan as ...


 
MUSIC-Sufjan-Stevens-dedicates-new-album-to-late-partner

  MUSIC Sufjan Stevens dedicates new album to late partner

The usually private singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens posted an Instagram message dedicating his new album Javelin, out Oct. 6, to his late partner Evans Richardson, Deadline noted. Richardson was the chief of staff of the Studio Museum ...


 
Legacy-Project-to-host-Legacy-Walk-Outdoor-LGBTQ-History-Museum-Phase-XI-dedication-Oct-14

  Legacy Project to host Legacy Walk Outdoor LGBTQ+ History Museum Phase XI dedication Oct. 14

--From a press release

On Oct. 14, 2023 the Legacy Project will host the 11th Anniversary Dedication of Chicago's Legacy Walk Outdoor LGBTQ History Museum. This year's inductees include The Road to Marriage Equality: The Supreme Court Decision that Rocked ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-inducts-2023-recipient-class

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducts 2023 recipient class

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame (founded in 1991) held its annual induction ceremony Oct. 3 at the Chicago History Museum. These individuals and organizations were chosen by 29 previous Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductees ...


 
Mexican-Museum-presents-Queer-Fiesta

  Mexican Museum presents Queer Fiesta

In celebration of National Latino Month and Mexican Independence Day, the National Museum of Mexican Art presented Noche De Musas II and Queer Fiestas Patrias on Sept. 23. The event, which spotlighted female, queer and non-binary ...


 
National-Museum-of-Puerto-Rican-Arts-Raices-Gala-hosts-Lin-Manuel-Miranda-Ricky-Martin

  National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts Raices Gala hosts Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ricky Martin

--From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois (September 15, 2023) — The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture released photos and video from its 10th Raices Gala, where Lin-Manuel Miranda bestowed the National Ceiba Award on international superstar ...


 
Ricky-Martin-to-be-guest-at-Sept-14-gala-in-Chicago

  Ricky Martin to be guest at Sept. 14 gala in Chicago

Singer/actor Ricky Martin will be the guest of honor at a fundraiser for the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture. The 10th Raices Gala will take place at Galleria Marchetti, ...


 
Out-at-CHM-hosts-its-first-2023-event

  Out at CHM hosts its first 2023 event

On June 28, Chicago History Museum (CHM), 1601 N. Clark St., transformed itself into a "supportive space for trans joy" to mark its support for transgender individuals. The event was presented as part of Out at ...


 
Pride-South-Side-and-DuSable-close-out-June-celebrations

  Pride South Side and DuSable close out June celebrations

On July 1, DuSable Museum and Pride South Side presented Present and Beyond: The Fifth Annual Chicago Black Pride South Side Festival at 740 E. 56th Place. The event was the best-attended of the last four ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-brings-back-to-life-a-moment-of-queer-joy-with-storytelling-event-

  Illinois Holocaust Museum brings back to life a moment of 'queer joy' with storytelling event

Community members gathered at Illinois Holocaust Museum for a Pride month celebration June 15 that featured stories told by LGBTQ+ Chicagoans as well as their allies. The stories came under the auspices of the monthly OUTspoken ...


 
Writing-Queer-tour-begins-at-American-Writers-Museum

  Writing Queer tour begins at American Writers Museum

--From a press release

(CHICAGO - June 1, 2023) - The American Writers Museum (AWM) launches its new Writing Queer tour that will take visitors through the entire museum, using queer authors as a sort of map through the exhibits. ...


 
Warhol-exhibition-to-open-June-3-at-College-of-DuPage

  Warhol exhibition to open June 3 at College of DuPage

Following the success of 2021's "Frida Kahlo: Timeless," the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage will open an exhibition of the works of legendary artist/photographer Andy Warhol ...


 
EXPO-Chicago-wraps-up-10th-anniversary-edition

  EXPO Chicago wraps up 10th-anniversary edition

EXPO Chicago: The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art concluded its 10th anniversary edition on April 16. Approximately 32,000 visitors viewed and/or purchased works by more than 80 curators ...


 
Billy-Masters-Brokeback-to-break-a-leg-on-the-West-End

  Billy Masters: Brokeback to break a leg on the West End

Last week, I went to Boston's Museum of Science, which is actually located in Cambridge. As a kid in grammar school, we'd take field trips there every year, so I knew every inch of the museum—including ...


 
Being-BeBe-documents-life-of-first-RuPauls-Drag-Race-winner

  Being BeBe documents life of first RuPaul's Drag Race winner

On the evening of March 9, the Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University presented a screening of Emily Branham's documentary Being BeBe, the story of Nea Marshall Kudi Ngwa, a.k.a. Benet, the first winner of ...


 
DuSable-Black-History-Museum-to-show-paintings-from-collection-of-Emmy-award-nominated-actress-CCH-Pounder

  DuSable Black History Museum to show paintings from collection of Emmy award-nominated actress CCH Pounder

--From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 24,2023) — The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center is pleased to announce a new exhibition featuring paintings from the Collection of Emmy® award-nominated actress CCH Pounder. ...


 
First-bobblehead-of-gay-figure-skater-unveiled

  First bobblehead of gay figure skater unveiled

On Feb. 24, Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the first bobblehead of U.S. Olympic figure skater Jason Brown, who had a personal-best showing at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, according to ...


 
Cherkasov-to-head-Illinois-Holocaust-Museum

  Cherkasov to head Illinois Holocaust Museum

-- From a press release

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is proud to announce the appointment of national nonprofit leader Bernard Cherkasov as the Museum's Chief Executive Officer. [Cherkasov is gay and has been a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.] ...


 
The-First-Homosexuals-extended-at-Wrightwood-659-by-popular-demand

  The First Homosexuals extended at Wrightwood 659 by popular demand

-- From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL — Dec. 1, 2022) It was announced today that the crowd-pleasing pair of exhibitions currently selling out at Wrightwood 659 will extend into the new year, now closing Saturday, January 28, 2023. The two ...


 
Gay-man-to-head-Chicago-Latino-Theater-Alliance

  Gay man to head Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) announced the appointment of Jorge Valdivia as its new executive director, according to the Lawndale News. Valdivia's previous position was director of performing arts at the National Museum of Mexic ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-holds-special-screening-panel-discussion

  Chicago History Museum holds special screening, panel discussion

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum presented a special screening of the Youtube Originals series Supreme Models: The Documentary and a panel with an array of A-list fashion industry panelists. Among the participants were ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-to-host-Supreme-Models-screening-Nov-4

  Chicago History Museum to host 'Supreme Models' screening Nov. 4

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will host the official Midwest screening of Supreme Models and an exclusive in-person celebration on Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark ...


 
THINGS-TO-DO-Open-House-Chicago-taking-place-Oct-15-16

  THINGS TO DO Open House Chicago taking place Oct. 15-16

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is presenting Open House Chicago (OHC) 2022 presented by Wintrust on Oct. 15-16. The public is encouraged to discover a roster of 150+ sites in 20 community areas over the weekend, ...


 
ART-McAninch-Arts-Center-announces-Warhol-Public-Pop-Art-Challenge

  ART McAninch Arts Center announces 'Warhol Public Pop Art Challenge'

Following the success of the summer 2021 exhibition, "Frida Kahlo: Timeless," the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will present "Warhol: Featuring Andy Warhol ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-2022-induction-ceremony-honors-activists-artists-community-organizations

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2022 induction ceremony honors activists, artists, community organizations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals, three organizations and three "Friends of the Community" (allies) at an Oct. 11 ceremony hosted by The Chicago History Museum. Founded in 1991, it's the only city-sanctioned ...


 
Chicago-Womens-History-Center-celebrates-50-years-of-documenting-womens-lives

  Chicago Women's History Center celebrates 50 years of documenting women's lives

-- From a press release

Over the past 50 years, the Chicago Women's History Center has researched, written and shared valuable information about women in Chicago who have made a difference to the city and beyond. To celebrate 50 years of ...


 
Congressman-proposes-national-LGBTQ-museum-

  Congressman proposes national LGBTQ+ museum

Recently, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin)—a co-chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus—introduced two measures to begin the process of creating a National Museum of American LGBTQ+ History and Culture. ...


 
21c-Museum-Hotel-Chicago-launches-art-centered-series

  21c Museum Hotel Chicago launches art-centered series

The spot 21c Museum Hotel Chicago, 55 E. Ontario St.—which blurs the line between a contemporary art museum and a boutique hotel—announced plans for its fall/winter 2022 season and 2023 edition of the "Art of"— a ...


 
Actress-singer-advocate-Lynda-Carter-honored-at-National-Museum-of-Mexican-Art

  Actress/singer/advocate Lynda Carter honored at National Museum of Mexican Art

On Sept. 17, iconic actress, award-winning producer and accomplished singer Lynda Carter received the prestigious Sor Juana Legacy Award from the National Museum of Mexican Art. In a sold-out lunch and interview program held in the ...


 
ART-Nick-Cave-retrospective-Forothermore-to-close-at-MCA-on-Oct-2

  ART Nick Cave retrospective 'Forothermore' to close at MCA on Oct. 2

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) and celebrated Chicago artist Nick Cave announced that the blockbuster exhibition, Forothermore, must close at the MCA on Sunday, Oct. 2. The most comprehensive survey of Cave's work to ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-to-present-awards-at-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-induction-ceremony

  Mayor Lightfoot to present awards at Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony

-- From a press release

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to present awards to 14 individuals and organizations being inducted into The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m, at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. ...


 
The-National-Hellenic-Museum-to-exhibit-Chicago-Street-Photography-Cloth-and-Light

  The National Hellenic Museum to exhibit 'Chicago Street Photography,' 'Cloth and Light'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 8, 2022)—The National Hellenic Museum (NHM)—a Greektown museum dedicated to sharing Greek history, art, culture and the Greek American story—announced two additional exhibitions as part of its grand ...


 
Chicagos-WNDR-Museum-announces-national-expansion

  Chicago's WNDR Museum announces national expansion

WNDR Museum—a Chicago immersive art and technology experience—announced an expansion plan to include several additional locations across the United States, with San Diego, Boston and Seattle locations scheduled to open ...


 
ART-DuPage-County-museum-MAC-to-host-Warhol-exhibition-in-2023

  ART DuPage County museum, MAC to host Warhol exhibition in 2023

Following the success of the summer 2021 exhibition, "Frida Kahlo: Timeless," the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will present an exhibition of Andy ...


 
MCA-to-show-Forecast-Form-Art-in-the-Caribbean-Diaspora-1990s-to-Today-

  MCA to show 'Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s to Today'

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago will run "Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s—Today," organized by Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator Carla Acevedo-Yates, on Nov. 19, 2022-April 23, 2023. According to a press release, ...


 
SAVOR-Museum-of-Ice-Cream-Epic-challenge-Cafe-Sophie-closed

  SAVOR Museum of Ice Cream; Epic challenge; Cafe Sophie closed

After 2 million visitors across seven sold-out locations, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has found its latest sweet spot in the historic Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave. MOIC can be distinguished by its pink ...


 
MCA-Chicago-announces-Chicago-Performs-which-focuses-on-contemporary-POC-and-queer-artists

  MCA Chicago announces Chicago Performs, which focuses on contemporary, POC and queer artists

-- From a press release

CHICAGO— The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, with the support of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and Choose Chicago, announced the ...


 
Lightfoot-offers-Soldier-Field-proposals-but-Bears-are-unmoved

  Lightfoot offers Soldier Field proposals, but Bears are unmoved

On July 25, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced proposals for renovations of Soldier Field, the current home of the Chicago Bears. These proposals stemmed from considerations and recommendations made by the Mayor's Museum Campus Working Group. ...


 
Puerto-Rico-Symphony-Orchestra-performing-historic-concert-on-Aug-6

  Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra performing historic concert on Aug. 6

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture announced a once-in-a-lifetime concert event featuring the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra to be held Saturday, Aug. 6, at Chicago's Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. The performance, ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-fall-exhibitions-to-showcase-Latinx-BIPOC-surrealist-women-artists

  DePaul Art Museum fall exhibitions to showcase Latinx, BIPOC surrealist women artists

-- From a press release

CHICAGO —— This fall DePaul Art Museum will present exhibitions featuring surrealist artists who explore themes of finding freedom in oppressive contexts. "A Natural Turn: María Berrío, Joiri Minaya, Rosana ...


 
Band-featuring-actor-Michael-C-Hall-in-Chicago-on-July-24

  Band featuring actor Michael C. Hall in Chicago on July 24

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum—a band that features Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actor/musician Michael C. Hall (TV's Six Feet Under and Dexter) as well ...


 
Out-at-CHM-Panelists-discuss-HIV-AIDS-continued-impact-on-dance-community

  Out at CHM: Panelists discuss HIV/AIDS' continued impact on dance community

The Chicago History Museum (CHM) hosted a June 23 panel with doctors and dancers who shared their experiences with the HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as ideas for continuing to address the disease today. Following the discussion, ...


 
Photos-of-Chicagos-Daniel-Sotomayor-included-in-new-Smithsonian-exhibit

  Photos of Chicago's Daniel Sotomayor included in new Smithsonian exhibit

The Smithsonian's first gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of American History, NBC News noted. Billed as a precursor to a national Latino museum ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-WNDR-Museum-Prince-queer-books-flowers

  Five Worth Finding: WNDR Museum, Prince, queer books, flowers

— WNDR Museum's Pride event "Crafting with Queens": The West Loop museum is usually entertainment and, um, wondrous enough on its own—but during Pride Month, WNDR is queering things up with "Crafting with Queens" on Tuesday, ...


 
Out-at-CHMs-Dancing-for-Life-to-take-place-June-23

  Out at CHM's 'Dancing for Life' to take place June 23

The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., is continuing its Out at CHM series with "Dancing for Life: Moving through HIV/AIDS" on Thursday, June 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m. In honor of Chicago designating 2022 as the ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-Education-Center-CEO-to-step-down

  Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center CEO to step down

-- From a press release

After eight years, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (IHMEC) CEO Susan Abrams has announced she will step down. Since her arrival at IHMEC in 2014, the Museum has become a global leader in Holocaust and museum education ...


 
American-Art-Awards-issues-national-honors-for-2022-

  American Art Awards issues national honors for 2022

The American Art Awards has selected the 20 Best American Galleries and Museums for 2022. Among other criteria, selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online interest, location, size ...


 
The-Museum-of-Public-Relations-to-address-wave-of-anti-LGBTQ-legislation-June-2

  The Museum of Public Relations to address wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation June 2

-- From a press release

(New York, NY) - The Museum of Public Relations in New York City will host its fourth annual event focused on "The LGBTQ Experience in Public Relations" on June 2, 2022, from 6pm to 8pm ET. ...


 
Hubbard-Street-Dance-Chicagos-RE-UNION-to-take-place-May-12-15

  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's 'RE/UNION' to take place May 12-15

After reconnecting with audiences this spring at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has announced the program for the company's return to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph ...


 
DANCE-Wired-focusing-on-barbed-wire-to-premiere-at-MCA-on-May-5-8

  DANCE 'Wired,' focusing on barbed wire, to premiere at MCA on May 5-8

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) will showcase the world premiere of Wired on May 5-8. Internationally recognized disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light will return to the stage to premiere its latest work. The work ...


 
The-Grammys-from-A-awards-to-Z-Zelensky

  The Grammys, from A (awards) to Z (Zelensky)

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards took place April 3 in Las Vegas—and there were surprising and moving moments. Jon Batiste—a musician who is also the creative director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem—won four trophies, ...


 
PERFORMANCE-Senior-focused-All-the-Sex-Ive-Ever-Had-at-MCA-on-March-24-30

  PERFORMANCE Senior-focused 'All the Sex I've Ever Had' at MCA on March 24-30

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 220 E. Chicago Ave., will host the Chicago premiere of All the Sex I've Ever Had, a trailblazing performance that features six real-world Chicagoans older than 62 sharing their most ...


 
21c-Museum-Chicago-hires-Top-Model-judge-Nigel-Barker-as-creative-director

  21c Museum Chicago hires 'Top Model' judge Nigel Barker as creative director

21c Museum Hotel Chicago, one of the newest hotels in downtown Chicago, announced renowned photographer and entrepreneur Nigel Barker—best known for his roles as photographer/judge on America's Next Top Model—as its new creative director. In ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Field-Museum-running-Jurassic-Oceans-Wild-Color-exhibits

  ATTRACTIONS Field Museum running 'Jurassic Oceans,' 'Wild Color' exhibits

The ongoing successes of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies are just a couple indicators of how fascinated people are with dinosaurs. Those people will absolutely love "Jurassic Oceans: Monsters of the Deep," a new ...


 
Nick-Cave-to-bring-first-retrospective-to-MCA-Chicago

  Nick Cave to bring first retrospective to MCA Chicago

-- From a press release

CHICAGO The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announced that tickets for Nick Cave: Forothermore, the first career-spanning retrospective of internationally renowned, Chicago-based LGBTQ artist Nick Cave, will go ...


 
THEATER-Trial-in-the-Delta-The-Murder-of-Emmett-Till-to-take-place-Feb-26-27

  THEATER 'Trial in the Delta: The Murder of Emmett Till' to take place Feb. 26-27

Collaboraction and The DuSable Museum of African American History are partnering to present Trial in the Delta: The Murder of Emmett Till—the first-ever stage adaptation of the actual, recently unearthed 1955 trial transcript of the two ...


 
Black-Creativity-Program-and-signature-Juried-Art-Exhibition-return-to-MSI-

  Black Creativity Program and signature Juried Art Exhibition return to MSI

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 16, 2022) — Black Creativity and its signature Juried Art Exhibition is open now through April 17 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI). MSI has hosted the annual celebration for more ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-LEGO-exhibit-Art-of-the-Brick-at-MSI-

  ATTRACTIONS LEGO exhibit 'Art of the Brick' at MSI

"The Art of the Brick," an exhibition featuring more than 100 incredible works of art made from millions of LEGO bricks, is at the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) through Sept. 5. Tickets are currently ...


 
ART-Moor-explores-Blackness-queerness-and-more-with-CCMA-exhibit

  ART Moor explores Blackness, queerness and more with CCMA exhibit

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA)—at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn, Illinois—is presenting "Ayanah Moor: I Wish I Could Be You More Often," through April 10. Moor is ...


 
Historian-explores-LGBTQ-experiences-under-Nazis-in-Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-event-

  Historian explores LGBTQ+ experiences under Nazis in Illinois Holocaust Museum event

In the Feb. 3 virtual event entitled "LGBTQ+ Life and Death Under the Nazi State," which the Illinois Holocaust Museum hosted, historian Lauri Marhoefer shared research about various queer individuals' experiences while the Nazis were in ...


 
ALMA-showing-LGBTQ-COVID-documentary-Feb-13

  ALMA showing LGBTQ+ COVID documentary Feb. 13

On Sunday, Feb. 13, ALMA (Association of Latino/as Motivating Action), in collaboration with the Chicago History Museum program OUT at CHM, will show the documentary Seguimos Aqui (We Are Still ...


 
Museum-program-LGBTQ-Life-and-Death-Under-the-Nazi-State-on-Feb-3-

  Museum program 'LGBTQ+ Life and Death Under the Nazi State' on Feb. 3

On Thursday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m., the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center will host the virtual program "LGBTQ+ Life and Death Under the Nazi State." Attendees will explore how the Nazi state reacted to ...


 
Hubbard-Street-Dance-Chicago-announces-2021-22-44th-season-RE-CONNECT

  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago announces 2021/22 44th season, 'RE/CONNECT'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has announced its 2021/22 44th season Spring Series: RE/CONNECT. The dance company will premiere two programs that will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago ...


 
THEATER-DuSable-puppet-company-to-run-Toni-Morrisons-The-Bluest-Eye

  THEATER DuSable, puppet company to run Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye'

The DuSable Museum of African American History is partnering with the 4th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to present a production of The Bluest Eye, based on Toni Morrison's 1970 groundbreaking coming-of-age novel. The production will ...


 
WORLD-German-official-museum-items-cake-case

  WORLD German official, museum items, cake case

WORLD COMPILED BY WCT STAFF In Senegal, lawmakers stopped from passing to parliamentary vote a draft bill that sought to toughen already severe laws against same-sex relations, Openly News reported. Gay sex is punishable by up ...


 
Bobblehead-Hall-of-Fame-unveils-Pete-Buttigieg-figure

  Bobblehead Hall of Fame unveils Pete Buttigieg figure

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, in Milwaukee, unveiled the first bobblehead of United States Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, who was the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, during 2012-20, earning him the nickname ...


 




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