June - July 2010 Arts and Events
Your Chicago guide to the best museums, galleries, and events in Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., 312-443-3600,
presents Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 through June 20.
Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St., 312-787-3997, presents
George Grosz in America 1933-1958 through July 23.
Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave., 312-922-3432,
features Chicago Model City through November.
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, 847-835-5440,
presents Music on the Esplanade, Tuesday evenings June 8 through Aug.
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 312-744-6630,
presents Diane Simpson: Sculpture and Drawing, 1978-2009 through July 3.
Jon Fjortoft: Photographs through June 27. From Process to Print:
Graphic Works by Romare Bearden runs through June 27. Louis Sullivan’s
Idea runs June 26 through Nov. 28.
Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 312-642-4600, presents I
Do! Chicago Ties the Knot through Jan. 3.
DePaul University Art Museum, 2350 N. Kenmore, 773-325-7506,
presents The Nomadic Studio July 8 through Nov. 21.
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., 312-922-9410, hosts Mammoths
and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age through Sept. 6.
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, presents
Spatial City: An Architecture of Idealism through Aug. 8. Roger Brown:
Calif U.S.A runs June 20 through Oct. 3.
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.,
Skokie, 847-967-4800, presents The Wartime Escape: Margret and H.A.
Rey’s Journey from France through June 20.
International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr.,
312-642-6502, presents chromatherapy photographs by Patrick Nagatani and
a yew tree project wall installation by Carolyn Bernstein, both through
Kohl Children’s Museum of Great Chicago, 2100 Patriot Blvd.,
Glenview, 847-832-6600, presents Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet
Home June 15 through Sept. 26.
Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 N. Michigan Ave., 312-915-6394,
presents New Icon through Aug. 1.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., Evanston,
847-475-1030, presents Raising the Totem: Exploring Northwest Coast
Indigenous Cultures through June 13.
Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, 630-968-0074,
presents Steelroots, an outdoor exhibition of monumental sculptures by
Steve Tobin, through Jan. 31.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312-280-2660,
presents Rewind: 1970s to 1990s, Works from the MCA Collection runs
through Sept. 5. Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance,
Joy runs June 26 through Oct. 17. Earthworks: Robert Smithson, Sam
Durant and Mary Brogger continues through Sept. 5.
Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave.,
312-663-5554, hosts Sarah Pickering: Incident Control through June 20.
Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive,
773-684-1414, features Smart Home: Green + Wired through Jan. 2.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr., 773-755-5100,
hosts Sanctuary: Flight of the Majestic Monarch through Sept. 19.
The Renaissance Society, 5811 S. Ellis, 773-702-8670, presents The
Seductiveness of the Interval through June 27.
Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773-702-0200, presents The
Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900 through June 13.
Spertus Museum, 610 S. Michigan Ave., 312-322-1700, hosts Ground
Level Projects: Jan Tichy through June 27.
MUSIC AND THEATER
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress,
312-902-1500, presents Fuerza Bruta through July 25.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand,
312-595-5600, presents Itsoseng June 9-20. The Emperor’s New Clothes
runs June 30 through Aug. 29.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000,
presents pianist Ingrid Fliter June 13.
Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, hosts Harry Connick Jr. &
Orchestra June 22-23. Call 312-902-1500 for tickets.
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773-753-4472, presents Sizwe Banzi is
Dead through June 13.
Eclipse Theatre presents After the Fall July 8 through Aug. 22 at
the Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln, 773-404-7336.
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, 312-443-3800, hosts The Sins of
Sor Juana June 19 through July 25. The Latino Theatre Festival runs July
Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777,
presents Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago July 17.
Lollapalooza runs Aug. 6-8 in Grant Park. This year’s lineup
features The Strokes, Soundgarden, Green Day and Lady Gaga.
Lookingglass Theatre Company, 821 N. Michigan, 312-337-0665,
presents Lookingglass Alice June 16 through Aug. 1.
Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 847-673-6300,
presents Low Down Dirty Blues through July 3.
Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes St., 847-866-8049, presents Late:
A Cowboy Song July 26 through Aug. 29.
Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway, 773-549-1815, presents Body
Awareness through June 27.
Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln, 773-871-3000, presents
Jacob and Jack through June 20.
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe, 847-242-6000, presents A
Streetcar Named Desire through July 11.
Ann Nathan Gallery, 212 W. Superior, 312-664-6622, hosts a summer
group show, featuring the work of Rose Freymuth.
Carl Hammer Gallery, 740 N. Wells, 312-266-8512, presents The
All-Seeing Eye: Photographic Revelations July 9 through Aug. 27.
Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-266-2350, presents
Michael Kenna’s Venice/China/Japan/Egypt/Etc. through July 10.
David Weinberg Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-529-5090, presents work
by Rhonda Wheatley, Yvette Kaiser Smith and Marissa Glink through July
Gallery KH, 311 W. Superior, 312-642-0202, presents Patrick Adams
and Peter Hoffer: Surfaces through July 20.
Habatat Galleries, 222 W. Superior, 312-440-0288, presents work by
Toots Zynsky through July 17.
Jean Albano Gallery, 215 W. Superior, 312-440-0770, presents work by
Jim Waid through July 31.
Josef Glimer Gallery, 207 W. Superior, 312-787-4640, features
paintings by Sheila Finnigan through June 30.
Judy A Saslow Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-943-0530, presents Far
Out, a group show, through July 17.
....Ken Saunders Gallery, 230 W. Superior, 312-573-1400, presents
Richard Royal: Sun, Moon and Stars July 1 through Aug. 30. Jay Musler:
Little Creatures runs July 22 through Aug. 30.
Linda Warren Gallery, 1052 W. Fulton Market, 312-432-9500, features
work by Carson Fox and Rosalyn Schwartz through June 19.
Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W. Lake, 312-226-8984, features Rich
Lehl’s Cattywampus through June 19.
Printworks Gallery, 311 W. Superior, 312-664-9407, features work by
Susan Barron through July 3..
...Richard Gray Gallery, 875 N. Michigan, Recent Selections:
Baselitz, Fischl, Nilsson, Paschke, Salle, Shapiro, Wirsum and Estate of
Roger Brown runs July 23 through Aug. 21.
Schneider Gallery, 230 W. Superior, 312-988-4033, features A New
Angle: Portrait Group Show through July 3. Easy Acquisitions: New
Discoveries from Around the Globe runs July 9 through Sept. 11.
Walsh Gallery, 118 N. Peoria, 312-829-3312, presents From Gaza to
Beijing: Photography by Gao Lei through June 19.
Zg Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-654-9900, presents new paintings by
Martina Nehrling through July 10.
Randolph Street Market Festival, at the 1350 block of West Randolph
Street, runs June 19-20, July 24-25, Aug. 28-29 and Sept. 25-26.
Published: July 20, 2010
Issue: Summer 2010 Urban Living