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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 ...


 
WORLD-Trans-model-dies-museum-exhibit-Tunisia-case

  WORLD Trans model dies, museum exhibit, Tunisia case

April Ashley—reportedly the first Briton to undergo gender-confirmation surgery—has died at 86, according to an Out item that cited The Liverpool Echo. Ashley, who was born in Liverpool, was the first known trans model to appear ...


 
ART-DePaul-exhibition-to-explore-themes-of-torture-reparations

  ART DePaul exhibition to explore themes of torture, reparations

DePaul Art Museum's exhibition "Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations | Chicago to Guantanamo" marks 20 years since the opening of the United States' extralegal prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and examines the local and ...


 
MCA-announces-new-curatorial-leadership

  MCA announces new curatorial leadership

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announces the appointments of two new leaders to its curatorial team—Rene Morales, as the James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator; and Jamillah James, as Manilow Senior Curator. Morales and James ...


 
Veterans-Day-event-features-Col-Pritzker-Kinzinger-and-Duckworth-

  Veterans Day event features Col. Pritzker, Kinzinger and Duckworth

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library (PMML), 104 S. Michigan Ave., hosted a free Veteran's Day program that was livestreamed live via YouTube. Transgender Col. (IL) Jennifer Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired ...


 
MCA-to-showcase-Justin-Vivian-Bond-on-Oct-30

  MCA to showcase Justin Vivian Bond on Oct. 30

On Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., will present "Music Talk: Justin Vivian Bond and Jim Hodges," featuring singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist and actor Mx. ...


 
lllinois-Holocaust-Museum-hosts-talk-on-Stonewall-and-the-LGBTQ-rights-movement

  lllinois Holocaust Museum hosts talk on Stonewall and the LGBTQ-rights movement

On Oct. 17, Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center hosted a "Legacy of Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement" panel discussion to kick off its latest exhibit, "Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement." ...


 
LGBT-History-Month-Staten-Island-museum-throws-open-Austens-closet-door

  LGBT History Month: Staten Island museum throws open Austen's closet door

It's been a long time coming, but officials at the Alice Austen House on New York's Staten Island have thrown open the closet door, now fully embracing the lesbian pioneer and photographer who lived in the ...


 
Pandemic-Pivot-Museum-launches-major-digital-exhibit-for-LGBT-History-Month

  Pandemic Pivot: Museum launches major digital exhibit for LGBT History Month

"In Plain Sight' offers website visitors a digital timeline of LGBT achievements including 800 entries across 10 categories Visitors to the Stonewall National Museum and Archives (SNMA) in Fort Lauderdale, one of the largest LGBT lending ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-Library-to-screen-TransMilitary-doc-QA-with-special-guests

  Pritzker Military Museum, Library to screen TransMilitary doc, Q&A with special guests

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (September 27, 2021) On Thursday, Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m., the Pritzker Military Museum & Library will host the screening of the 2018 SXSW Audience Award Winner for Best Documentary TransMilitary. The program will ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-The-Golden-Girls-The-Lost-Episodes-Volume-5-SEX

  THEATER REVIEW The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Volume 5-SEX!

Title: The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Volume 5 SEX! Playwright: David Cerda At: Hell In a Handbag Productions at the Leather Archives and Museum. Tickets: $27-$45. Runs through: HandbagProductions.org It could almost be the premise for ...


 
Art-Institute-workers-forming-union

  Art Institute workers forming union

With backing for a majority of employees, organizers at the Art Institute of Chicago announced they are asking the museum to voluntarily recognize the first labor union at the cultural institution, The Chicago Tribune reported. The ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-to-show-LGBTQ-exhibit-starting-Oct-17

  Illinois Holocaust Museum to show LGBTQ+ exhibit starting Oct. 17

Starting Oct. 17, Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will host the exhibit "Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement," which explores the June 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn as the flashpoint ...


 
MCA-names-Laura-Herrera-Senior-Director-of-Communications-and-Content

  MCA names Laura Herrera Senior Director of Communications and Content

--From a press release

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, announces the appointment of Laura Herrera as Senior Director of Communications and Content, a newly created position that advances ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-extended-to-Sept-12

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' extended to Sept. 12

"Frida Kahlo: Timeless," hosted by the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD), has been extended an additional week to Sept. 12. To date, "Timeless" ...


 
ART-College-of-DuPage-to-showcase-Tony-Fitzpatricks-final-exhibition

  ART College of DuPage to showcase Tony Fitzpatrick's final exhibition

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus, will open its season with "Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue." This will be the final museum exhibition by ...


 
Filmmakers-debut-Latinx-centered-pandemic-documentary

  Filmmakers debut Latinx-centered pandemic documentary

Community members gathered at Chicago History Museum (CHM) July 22 for the debut of the locally produced documentary Seguimos Aqui: Pride, Pandemic and Perseverance as well as a conversation with that film's primary collaborators. Seguimos Aqu ...


 
Donnelley-Foundation-announces-Broadening-Narratives-grant-recipients

  Donnelley Foundation announces 'Broadening Narratives' grant recipients

The Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (the Foundation)—which supports land conservation, artistic vitality and regional collections for the people of the Chicago region and the Lowcountry of South Carolina—announces ...


 
Neon-and-Light-Museum-pop-up-to-start-Sept-9-

  Neon and Light Museum pop-up to start Sept. 9

The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around approximately 70 professional neon and light-based sculptures in an exhibition opening in River North at 325 W. Huron St. (formerly the ...


 
Local-film-about-Latinx-community-and-COVID-to-screen-July-22-

  Local film about Latinx community and COVID to screen July 22

On Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m., the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., will host a screening of the film Seguimos Aqui. This documentary tells four unique stories of the impact of COVID on ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-hosts-Reflecting-on-LGBTQ-Pride-in-the-Time-of-COVID-19-virtual-panel

  Illinois Holocaust Museum hosts 'Reflecting on LGBTQ+ Pride in the Time of COVID-19' virtual panel

On June 30, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center (IHMEC) hosted a "Reflecting on LGBTQ+ Pride in the Time of COVID-19" virtual panel. Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7 Chicago columnist and political analyst Laura Washington moderated ...


 
Cleve-Carney-Museum-of-Art-to-honor-Frida-Kahlos-birthday

  Cleve Carney Museum of Art to honor Frida Kahlo's birthday

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will honor the birthday of iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in two unique ways this summer on ...


 
STAYCATION-21c-Museum-Hotels-Love-Is-Love-package

  STAYCATION 21c Museum Hotel's 'Love Is Love' package

The 21c Museum Hotel a chain of mid-size hotels known for being in medium-sized cities such as Cincinnati, Ohio; and Louisville, Kentucky took a leap in early 2020, opening its largest hotel here in Chicago (at 55 E. Ontario ...


 
Holocaust-Memorial-Museum-presents-How-Lesbian-and-Gay-Resistance-Leaders-Defied-Nazi-Persecution

  Holocaust Memorial Museum presents "How Lesbian and Gay Resistance Leaders Defied Nazi Persecution"

--From a press release

To celebrate the contributions of the LGBTQ community this month, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its forthcoming Facebook Live virtual event, "Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution," on Wednesday, June 30, at 9:30 a.m. ET. The ...


 
LGBTQ-Experience-in-Public-Relations-Visibly-Proud-June-29

  LGBTQ Experience in Public Relations: Visibly Proud, June 29

The Museum of Public Relations will host its third annual tribute to the Public Relations industry's LGBTQ community on Tuesday, June 29 from 6 o 8 p.m. ET / (5:00 CT / 4:00 MT / 3:00 PT). This special event is ...


 
PASSAGES-Fritzie-Fritzshall-Auschwitz-survivor-innovator-in-Holocaust-education-

  PASSAGES Fritzie Fritzshall, Auschwitz survivor, innovator in Holocaust education

--From a press release

As a Survivor of the Holocaust and the President of Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Fritzie Fritzshall devoted her life to combatting hatred and prejudice, inspiring people to become Upstanders instead of bystanders, and speaking ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Museum-provides-WNDR-ful-experiences-for-all-ages

  ATTRACTIONS Museum provides WNDR-ful experiences for all ages

WNDR Museum—an original immersive art and technology experience—is in the city's West Loop neighborhood, at 1130 W. Monroe St. The 10,000-square-foot museum is filled with interactive artworks by cutting edge ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-to-mark-Juneteenth-with-event-free-admission

  Chicago History Museum to mark Juneteenth with event, free admission

The Chicago History Museum will celebrate Juneteenth with free museum admission for all and a virtual event, "Resounding Liberty: Remembering Juneteenth." The virtual celebration includes a civic talk on the history and national impact of Juneteenth; ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-to-hold-panel-on-Department-of-Defense-and-transgender-employees

  Pritzker Military Museum to hold panel on Department of Defense and transgender employees

--From a press release

CHICAGO, June 8, 2021 — The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is proud to present a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wednesday, June 23rd at Noon CDT ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-announces-Open-Chicago-Night-at-the-Museums-June-11

  Mayor Lightfoot announces Open Chicago Night at the Museums June 11

--From a press release

CHICAGO Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with Chicago museum leadership, today announced for one night only, select Chicago museums will be open late for visitors under the Mayor's Open Chicago initiative as the city moves ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-hosting-June-23-Pride-panel

  Pritzker Military Museum hosting June 23 Pride panel

Chicago's Pritzker Military Museum & Library is presenting a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wed., June 23, at noon CT in celebration of Pride Month. The virtual ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-Panel-Discussion-Pride-in-the-time-of-COVID-19

  Illinois Holocaust Museum Panel Discussion: Pride in the time of COVID-19

--From a press release

The global pandemic has been a roadblock to traditions and celebrations for consecutive years. Since the 1970s, the last Sunday in June was an opportunity for thousands of LGBTQ+ individuals to celebrate their individuality, to be ...


 
Mayor-Lori-Lightfoot-to-kick-off-A-Legacy-of-Pride-June-7

  Mayor Lori Lightfoot to kick off "A Legacy of Pride" June 7

--From a press release

The Legacy Project and Rep. Lamont Robinson will present "A Legacy of Pride" at Chicago's Legacy Walk Outdoor LGBTQ+ History Museum/Jane Addams Memorial, 3600 N. Halsted St. on June 7 at 10:30 a.m. Mayor Lori Lightfoot ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-makes-statement-on-anti-Semitic-attacks

  Illinois Holocaust Museum makes statement on anti-Semitic attacks

--From a press release

Dear Museum Community, At Illinois Holocaust Museum, we are appalled at the recent rise in worldwide anti-Semitic incidences. We cannot stand by while Jews and synagogues are violently attacked, including in Skokie, New York, Los Angeles, ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-to-host-Reflecting-on-LGBTQ-Pride-in-the-Time-of-COVID-19

  Illinois Holocaust Museum to host "Reflecting on LGBTQ+ Pride in the Time of COVID-19"

--From a press release

Skokie, IL — On June 30, Illinois Holocaust Museum will host a thoughtful reflection and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a dynamic panel of thought leaders and advocates. Since the 1970s, the last Sunday in ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-June-5-Sept-6-in-Glen-Ellyn

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will host "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Featuring 26 original works on ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-to-reopen-May-14

  DePaul Art Museum to reopen May 14

With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, DePaul Art Museum will reopen to in-person viewing Friday, May 14. A pair of exhibitions "LatinXAmerican" and "Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli" will be on display through ...


 
Hate-mail-threatening-Obamas-Biden-Harris-sent-to-DuSable

  Hate mail threatening Obamas, Biden, Harris sent to DuSable

The Secret Service is investigating six threatening letters sent to the DuSable Museum of African American History that mention President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the Obama family, among others, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


 
Queer-health-sciences-art-U-of-Michigan-students-translate-research-through-art

  Queer health sciences art: U of Michigan students translate research through art

ANN ARBOR Tanaka Chavanduka was inspired to reconsider his communication methods after a trip to a national conference on HIV in Washington, D.C. While there, he also visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of ...


 
CHM-to-explore-work-of-photographer-Vivian-Maier-

  CHM to explore work of photographer Vivian Maier

The Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., is featuring a collection of many never-before-seen works by world-renowned photographer Vivian Maier in an upcoming exhibition, "Vivian Maier: In Color," opening to the public May 8. "The ...


 
Chicago-alderman-proposes-zoning-amendment-banning-house-museums-raising-ire

  Chicago alderman proposes zoning amendment banning house museums, raising ire

--From a press release

CHICAGO, March 18, 2021 Emmett Till's death became a rallying cry for the civil rights movement 66 years ago. Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, worked tirelessly to preserve her son's place in history. From the segregated ...


 
National-Museum-of-Mexican-Art-to-show-unity-themed-short-

  National Museum of Mexican Art to show unity-themed short

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) is inviting the public to a virtual screening of the unity-themed, award-winning animated short "Color of Tomorrow" as part of its Storytellers 4 Unity Film Forum. The virtual screening ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Museum-of-Science-Industry-offers-Marvel-Zephyr-Michael-Jordan

  ATTRACTIONS Museum of Science & Industry offers 'Marvel,' 'Zephyr,' 'Michael Jordan'

The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., recently reopened to the public and has some impressive exhibits to offer. They include: Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes: Kids of all ages (and those ...


 
Annual-Clarence-Darrow-Commemoration-March-13-

  Annual Clarence Darrow Commemoration March 13

--From a press release

The Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee will host its annual outdoor tribute to Darrow Saturday, March 13, 10 a.m. at the Darrow bridge in Jackson Park, behind the Museum of Science & Industry. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ...


 
Red-Stars-rename-Press-Row-in-honor-of-Ida-B-Wells-

  Red Stars rename Press Row in honor of Ida B. Wells

The Chicago Red Stars announced that they are formally renaming Press Row at SeatGeek Stadium in honor and memory of Ida B. Wells. According to the National Women's History Museum's website, Wells "was a prominent journalist, ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-names-new-president-

  Chicago History Museum names new president

The Chicago History Museum (CHM) announced that Donald E. Lassere—president of the Muhammad Ali Center and Museum (MAC) in Louisville, Kentucky—will succeed Gary T. Johnson as Museum president. Johnson is ...


 
Howard-Brown-museum-partner-for-no-cost-COVID-testing-in-Pilsen-

  Howard Brown, museum partner for no-cost COVID testing in Pilsen

Howard Brown Health and the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) have announced a partnership to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing in Pilsen. The new testing site will be embedded inside the NMMA, 1852 W. 19th St., ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-partners-with-ALMA-in-new-OUT-at-CHM-series-

  Chicago History Museum partners with ALMA in new 'OUT at CHM' series

The Chicago History Museum announced a new partnership with the local LGBTQ+ group Association of Latinos/as/x Motivating Action (ALMA). This partnership is the culmination of a longstanding collaboration with OUT at CHM and will highlight the ...


 
American-Writers-Museum-launches-virtual-American-Voices-exhibit

  American Writers Museum launches virtual American Voices exhibit

--From a press release

(CHICAGO - December 7, 2020) - The American Writers Museum (AWM) today announced the launch of a new website NationofWriters.org, an online resource featuring a virtual American Voices exhibit, educational ...


 
Adler-Planetarium-showcases-work-of-Frank-Kameny

  Adler Planetarium showcases work of Frank Kameny

Adler Planetarium,The Kameny Papers and Google Arts & Culture have created and made available the Frank Kameny/Pride exhibition, an online graphic slide show, viewable at Google Arts & Culture. Thirteen slides document Kameny's life and work. ...


 
WORLD-Canada-museum-gay-NZ-leader-marriage-items-Drag-Race

  WORLD Canada museum, gay NZ leader, marriage items, 'Drag Race'

The embattled Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) said it's planning sweeping changes to rebuild the organization more than four months after staff came forward with shocking allegations of racism and LGBT censorship, CBC.ca reported. The ...


 
Legacy-Walk-inducts-singers-Mercury-and-Sylvester

  Legacy Walk inducts singers Mercury and Sylvester

Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community. Thanks to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ...


 
History-initiative-pairs-NYC-and-LA-LGBTQ-groups

  History initiative pairs NYC and LA LGBTQ groups

--From a press release

Organizations from two cities rich in LGBT history, New York City and Los Angeles, are teaming up for the annual social media event #MuseumInstaSwap. Tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 6), the NYC LGBT ...


 
Holocaust-Museums-soiree-raises-250K

  Holocaust Museum's soiree raises $250K

The Women's Leadership Committee (WLC) of the Illinois Holocaust Museum successfully hosted its first-ever Virtual Soiree Sept. 2. The committee entertained and educated more than 1,100 guests online and raised ...


 
MCA-Chicago-receives-25M-grant-from-Mellon

  MCA Chicago receives $2.5M grant from Mellon

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago received a $2.5-million award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—the largest in the venue's history. In a statement, the MCA said the grant "will enable the museum to take ...


 
Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-exhibit-extended-

  Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibit extended

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center has extended the run of its exhibit "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" through Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. Based on the New York Times best-selling ...


 
Series-to-celebrate-Mexican-artist-Frida-Kahlo-

  Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a monthly series of events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kicking off the series, ...


 
American-Art-Awards-names-25-best-American-galleries-museums

  American Art Awards names 25 best American galleries, museums

By Thom Bierdz

This is the 12th anniversary for the American Art Awards organization who decides the 25 Best American Galleries and Museums each May. Decisions are based upon years established, industry reputation, online buzz, location, size, socially relevant ...


 





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Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
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