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Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.,
Chicago, IL 60602

 

email: dcase@cityofchicago.org


Free Admission

Hours:
Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm
Friday, 9 am–6 pm
Saturday, 9 am–6 pm
Sunday, 10 am–6 pm
Holidays 10 am-4 pm, Visitor Information Center only

 

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Drawn by its beauty and the fabulous free public events, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to the Chicago Cultural Center every year, making it one of the most visited attractions in Chicago. The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art exhibitions and family events. read more

Monthly Schedule

Chicago Cultural Center Monthly Schedule

July & August

Year-round                                                           

Music

DCASE Music

DCASE Music

Ongoing                                                

Performing Arts

DCASE Theater & Dance QUEER, ILL, & OKAY pictured (Credit: Photographer - JI Yang, Artists - NIC Kay and Chris Knowlton)

DCASE Theater & Dance

Ongoing                                                                

Exhibitions

Current Exhibits

DCASE Exhibitions      

Year-round                               

Chamber Mondays

Chamber Mondays

Mondays in Preston Bradley Hall

Dame Myra Hess Concerts

Dame Myra Hess Concerts

Every Wednesday

                    

DCASE Theater & Dance (DON CHIPOTLE, produced by terraNOVA Collective and written by Juan Francisco Villa pictured)

DON CHIPOTLE

Produced by
terraNOVA Collective and
written by Juan Francisco Villa
September 3-27, 2015

Artist in Residence (Cheryl Pope, Just Yell: Levelling the Playing Field)

Artist in Residence

Ongoing

 

Things To DoThings To Do

Find out information on Building Tours, the Visitor Information Center and Getting Married at the Chicago Cultural Center.

 

General InformationGeneral Information

The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art exhibitions and family events.

 

Private RentalPrivate Events

Host your next event at the Chicago Cultural Center. The stunning landmark offers a variety of options for large and small gatherings – from weddings, galas and cocktail receptions to corporate events, conferences and meetings. The historic building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes and many unique event spaces including galleries, halls and a theater.

Host Your Own Program at the Chicago Cultural CenterA Call for Public Humanities Programs at the Chicago Cultural Center

The Illinois Humanities Council, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, invites community groups, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to host free humanities/educational public programs at the Chicago Cultural Center!

Architecture and HistoryArchitecture and History

The Chicago Cultural Center is a People’s Palace – a celebration of the arts, education, Chicago, and the world. Constructed over 100 years ago as the Chicago Public Library and a Civil War memorial, the Chicago Cultural Center reflects the best of Chicago.

Directions and ParkingDirections and Parking

Information on getting to the Chicago Cultural Center and convenient parking locations.