Formal | Loose | Painting


This Thursday is our opening reception for our latest exhibit, Formal | Loose | Painting. Join us for refreshments, to speak with the curator, Jennifer Murray, and of course, to appreciate the contemporary abstract art! This event is FREE and will be held in the Ralph Read more

fml: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life


The time has finally come! Our third mainstage production, fml: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life will be featured on our Newhart Family Theatre stage these next two weekends! Join us for this contemporary play that explores cyber-bullying, homophobia and the complexity of being a Read more

Prism Walls: Sexual Identity and the Expression of Desire


This Thursday the Newhart Promenade will be featuring our new gallery exhibit, Prism Walls: Sexual Identity and the Expression of Desire. Join us for this FREE event from 5 - 6:30 PM to get a first look at the art which examines the moment when self-preservation and the Read more

Atmospheres I: An Object Roundtable

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Sticking around Chicago for your “spring” break? Check out the Smart Museum of Art on Tuesday, March 3 for a round-table discussion about nine works from the Smart Museum’s collection.

This discussion goes from 1-2:30 PM and includes presentations from Nancy Kawalek, Benjamin Morgan, Emily Osborn and many more.

If you’re interested in attending, RSVP to aleonard@uchicago.edu. Space is limited so sign up quickly! For more information about this event, click here. 

Silk Road Ensemble With YO-YO Ma

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The Silk Road Ensemble joined with creative director YO-YO Mama is coming to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Silk Road ensemble brings together musicians and composers from over 20 countries. Celebrating their 15th anniversary, this concert features new music from the group as well as commissions by acclaimed composers.

The show is March 6 at 8 PM. Tickets start at $80 and can be purchased here.

I heart the ’80s

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09_EdpThe KFT Dance season starts with an ’80s themed concert. They will pay tribute to some of the most famous people and trends of the ’80s. Chicago Dance Crash combines dance, art and competition into one very entertaining show.

The show is Friday March 6 at 9:30 PM at Mayne Stage. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $25 for preferred seating. The show is 18 and over and tickets can be purchased here.

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