Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., 312-443-3600, presents
Looking After Louis Sullivan: Photographs, Drawings, and Fragments
through Dec. 12.
Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St., 312-787-3997, presents Chris Ofili from Sept. through Nov. 30.
Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave., 312-922-3432,
features a New Shorter Bus Tour: Skyscraper Express, Fri. and Sat. at
1:30 p.m. New Program Series: Appetite for Design and at Home.
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, 847-835-5440,
Farmers’ Market, 1st and 3rd Sun. through Dec., Spooky Pooch Parade,
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.,
312-744-6630, presents Louis Sullivan’s Idea through Nov. 28. Imagine
Cuba: Photographs by Sandro Miller Oct. 2 through Dec. 26.
Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark presents I Do! Chicago Ties the Knot, running through Jan. 3.
DePaul University Art Museum, 2350 N. Kenmore, 773-325-7506, presents
The Nomadic Studio through Nov. 21. The Basilica of St. Vincent de
Paul: Architecture of the Catholic Renouveau in Paris runs through Nov.
Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., 312-922-9410,
hosts Climate Change through Nov. 28. Gold: National Treasure, Cultural
Obsession, Oct. 22 through Mar. 6.
Hyde Park Art Center,
5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, presents Ground Floor through Oct.
31. Kim Piotrowski: Beds and Guns, Oct. 17 through Jan 30.
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.,
Skokie, 847-967-4800, presents Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master
Race through Jan. 2 through Oct. 23.
Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago, 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview,
847-832-6600, presents Curious George: Let’s Get Curious, Oct. 19
through Feb. 5.
Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 N.
Michigan Ave., 312-915-6394, presents Pilgrimage of Faith: Buddhism,
Christianity, and Islam through Nov. 14.
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., Evanston, 847-475-1030, presents Bolos: Men’s Neck Fashions, opening Oct. 30.
Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, 630-968-0074,
Steelroots, an outdoor exhibition of monumental sculptures by Steve
Tobin, continues through Jan. 31.
Museum of Contemporary
Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312-280-2660, presents Urban China: Informal
Cities, Oct. 16 through April 3.
Museum of Contemporary
Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave., 312-663-5554, presents La Frontera:
the Cultural Impact of Mexican Migration, Oct. 8 through Dec. 23.
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, Haven Yoga and Tai Chi through November.
Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood, 773-702-0200, presents
Darkness Revisited: A Collection of Private Pleasures, through Dec. 5.
Spertus Museum, 610 S. Michigan Ave., 312-322-1700, hosts Jewish Musicians at the Court of Henry VIII, Oct. 28.
Music & Theater
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress, 312-902-1500, presents Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, Oct. 28, 29.
Briar Street Theater, 3133 N. Halsted Street, 773-348-400, presents Blue Man Group.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand, 312-595-5600, presents Romeo and Juliet through Nov. 14.
Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State, hosts John Mellencamp Nov. 26-27. Call 312-902-1500 for tickets.
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis, 773-753-4472, presents Home, Nov. 11 through Dec. 12.
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, 312-443-3800, presents The Seagull, Oct. 16 through Nov. 14.
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777, presents The Chicago Rhythm Project Nov. 26 through 28.
Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 847-673-6300, presents
Daddy Long Legs through Oct 24. Civil War Christmas starts Nov. 5.
Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes St., Evanson, 847-866-8049, presents
The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, a new version by Sarah Ruhl, Oct.
18 through Nov. 21.
Red Tape Theater, 621 Belmont, 773-330-1206 presents Obscura: a voyeuristic love story
Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln, 773-871-3000, presents At Home at the Zoo by Edward Albee, Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.
Writers’ Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe, 847-242-6000, presents She Loves Me through Nov. 21.
Andrew Bae Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-335-8601, Young June Lew/redemption, through Oct. 16.
Ann Nathan Gallery, 212 W. Superior, 312-664-6622, Introducing Stephen Cefalo through Nov. 30.
Carl Hammer Gallery, 740 N. Wells, 312-266-8512, Frank Jones, Bill
Traylor, Joseph Yoakim—From Struggle Came Power through Oct. 23.
Martin/Witness Oct. 29 through Dec. 31.
Edelman Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-266-2350, presents Elizabeth
Ernst, Smoke & Mirrors, Nov. 5 through Dec. 31.
Weinberg Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-529-5090, presents work by David
Burdeny and 2010 MFA Graduate Photography from Yale, through Oct. 30.
Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N.
St. Louis, 773-442-4944, presents Leo Segedin: A Retrospective, Nov. 1
Echt Gallery, 222 W. Superior,
312-440-0288, is exhibiting glass and clay works by Christina Bothwell,
through Oct. 31.
Gallery KH, 311 W. Superior, 312-642-0202, presents Mark Dickson and Richard Taylor, Layers and Dimensions, opening Nov. 5.
Jean Albano Gallery, 215 W. Superior, 312-440-0770 present Donna
Rosenthal and Susan Saladino, Friendly Persuasions, beginning Oct. 22.
Judy A Saslow Gallery, 300 W. Superior, #103, 312-943-0530, is exhibiting the work of Rebecca Kincead through October 30.
Ken Saunders Gallery, 230 W. Superior, 312-573-1400, presents Rick Beck through Oct. 31.
Linda Warren Gallery, 1052 W. Fulton Market, 312-432-9500, features
Zach Taylor in Collaboration with Other Artists including Aaron
Williams, Oct. 29-Dec. 4.
Maya Polsky Gallery, 215 W.
Superior, 312-440-0055, presents Jose Cobo, close and beyond, An
Exhibition of Sculpture, through Oct. 30.
Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W. Lake, 312-226-8984, presents works by Louise LeBourgeois, Nov. 5 through Dec. 23.
Printworks Gallery, 311 W. Superior, 312-664-9407, presents Nicholas Sistler, Oct. 22 through Nov. 27.
Roy Boyd Gallery, 739 N. Wells, 312-642-1606, features Manfred Muller:
Firat Erdim: Sculptures and Drawings, Mario Trejo: New Work, through
Oct. 26. William Conger: Gouaches, Jay Kelly: New Work, Oct. 29 through
Russell Bowman Art Advisory, 311 W. Superior, 312-751-9500, presents Chicago! Chicago!, Nov. 5 through Dec. 31
Schneider Gallery, 230 W. Superior, 312-988-4033, features In-between
Portraits of Teenagers around the World, through Oct. 30.
Zg Gallery, 300 W. Superior, 312-654-9900, presents Justin Henry Miller, “Remnants of a Radiant Tomorrow,” through Oct. 23.
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Inc. 325 W. Huron, 312-944-1990, presents Susanne Doremus, open/closed, through Oct. 23.
The 29th Annual Amicus Certus Celebration (Lutheran Social Services of
Illinois), honoring State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz. The Meadows Club, 2950
W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, 847-635-4656, Nov. 6.
Women’s Board of the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue,
Winnetka, 847-446-0537, Antiques+Modernism Winnetka, Oct. 22 through 24.