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Garland Gallery, Chicago Rooms, Yates Gallery & Exhibit Hall:

  • Monday–Thursday, 10 am–7 pm
  • Friday–Sunday, 10 am–6 pm

Chicago Cultural Center & Michigan Avenue Galleries:

  • Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm
  • Friday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Sunday, 10 am–6 pm

Closed holidays

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These programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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The Chicago Cultural Center is located at 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602

Discover the free visual art and performance programs presented at the Cultural Center by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and its partners. The beautiful, landmark Chicago Cultural Center is one of the city’s ten most popular attractions and is considered one of the most comprehensive arts showcases in the United States.


Ongoing Programs and Exhibitions

Ian Weaver: Black Knights' Archive, Chapter One: Migration, Chicago Rooms, January 24-April 26, 2015

Alison Ruttan: if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail, Michigan Avenue Galleries, January 24-May 10, 2015

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, Sidney R. Yates Gallery, March 6-August 31, 2015

Chicago’s Gospel Truths, 1st Floor South Hallway, April 15-June 1, 2015

Love for Sale: The Graphic Art of Valmor Products, Exhibit Hall, April 25-August 2, 2015

All-City High School Exhibitions by Chicago Public Schools Students, Expo 72 (72 E. Randolph St.), March 20–April 12; April 17-May 10, 2015

Artist in Residence - Faheem Majeed and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Garland Gallery, Through May 15, 2015

Stand Up for Landmarks! Protests, Posters & Pictures, Landmark Chicago Gallery, Ongoing

StoryCorps, First Floor, May 9, 2013-2016

Chicago Greeter “Insta-Greeter” Visits, Fridays-Sundays, Visitor Information Center, 10am–3pm

Building Tours, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, meet at Randolph Lobby, 1:15pm


View our Exhibitions page.


Daily Events

All events are free unless otherwise noted

(schedule is subject to change)

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Monday, May 11, 2014


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Thursday, May 28, 2015