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Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
Free admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Daily (except Thursday), 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
On view: Manet and Modern Beauty; Ornamental Traditions: Jewelry from Bukhara

 

Aspect/Ratio
864 N. Ashland, Chicago IL 60622
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Exhibition walkthrough: Friday, February 14, 7:00–8:00 p.m.
On view: This Scrim Became One

 

Chicago Architecture Center
111 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Discounted admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Daily, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Exhibits open at 9:30 a.m.
On view: Skyscraper Gallery; Chicago Gallery; Chicago City Model; From Me to We: Imagining the City of 2050

 

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-4801
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
On view: In Flux: Chicago Artists and Immigration, opens Friday, February 14

 

Columbia College Chicago, Student Center
754 S Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60605
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
On view: Graduate MFA exhibition, February 12–16

 

Columbia College Chicago, Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S Wabash Ave, 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Monday—Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m., Thursday, 9:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m.
On view: The Petty Biennial.2, closes Friday, February 14

 

DePaul Art Museum
935 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Wednesday and Thursday, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Monday and Tuesday
On view: Julia Fish: Bound by Spectrum; Remember Where You Are; Architectural Annotations

 

Field Museum
1400 South Lakeshore Drive, Chicago IL, 60605
Discounted admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Daily, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (last admission at 4:00 p.m.)
On view: Permanent Exhibition Highlights: Evolving Planet and SUE the T. rex; Maximo the Titanosaur; Inside Ancient Egypt; Ancient Americas; Lions of Tsavo; Hall of Gems. Ticketed Exhibitions: Fantastic Bug Encounters!; Cyrus Tang Hall of China; Underground Adventure

 

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Easily accessible by Number 6 bus from the South Loop
On view: Not Just Another Pretty Face

 

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
756 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642
Free admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Monday
On view: Outsider Art: The Collection of Victor F. Keen

 

Museum of Contemporary Photography
600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Daily (except Thursday and Sunday), 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
On view: In Real Life

 

National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608
Free admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Tuesday– Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Monday
On view: Nuestras Historias: Stories of Mexican Identity from the Permanent Collection; WOVEN, Connections and Meanings; 40 Años, a la Esperanza

 

Richard H. Driehaus Museum
40 East Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Free admission for CAA Annual Conference attendees with badge
Hours of operation: Open daily 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
On view: Eternal Light: The Sacred Stained-Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany

 

Riverside Arts Center
32 E Quincy St, Riverside IL 60546
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00—5:00 p.m.
Easily accessible by Metro BNSF train or car
On view: Line: Diana Gabriel and Adadeh Gholizadeh

 

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
72 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Daily (except Monday and Thursday), 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Closed Monday
On view: The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

 

Sullivan Galleries
33 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60603, 7th Floor
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Tuesday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday
On view: Spaces With(in); Post-Bacc Annual; We Don’t Want Your MTV

 

VGA Gallery
2418 West Bloomingdale Avenue, Unit 101, Chicago, IL 60647
Free and open to the public
Hours of operation: Thursday, 5:00 p.m.­–8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
On view: System Link: Video Game as Memoir