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Chicago

Chicago Cultural Center

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Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
michigan ave/downtown



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
February 22nd - May 4th 35 Years of Public Art
Mary Broggers, Anish Kapoor, Jacob Lawrence, Kerry James Marshall, Todd Palmer
 
February 15th - May 11th Mecca Flat Blues
 
February 15th - May 4th Thirty-Five Years of Public Art
Mary Brogers, Anish Kapoor, Jacob Lawrence, Kerry James Marshall
 
February 1st - April 27th aroundcenter
Jan Tichy
 
March 12th, 1994 - December 31st, 2020 Chicago Landmarks Before the Lens
Stephen Beal, Barbara Crane, Richard Nickel, Bob Thall
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org/
EMAIL:  
info@chicagoofficeoftourism.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday through Thursday: 8am to 7pm; Friday: 8am to 6pm; Saturday: 9am to 6pm; Sunday: 10am - 6pm.
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Free
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DESCRIPTION

As one of the most comprehensive free arts showcases in the United States, this landmark building is the setting for hundreds of programs and exhibitions presented annually by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Through collaborative programming, admission-free exhibitions and programs covering a wide range of the performing, visual, and literary arts are presented on practically every day of the year.

Designed in the beaux-arts style by the Boston firm Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, the Chicago Cultural Center was completed in 1897 and dedicated as the city's original Chicago Public Library. Completed at a cost of nearly $2 million, this remarkable monument was inspired by the neo-classical style of the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.

Wheelchair accessible at 77 E. Randolph


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