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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, Landmark Chicago Gallery & 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


Pablo Helguera: Librería Donceles, Garland Gallery, 1st Floor South, January 30-May 29, 2016

Present Standard, Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor, January 30-April 24, 2016

Carlos Rolón/Dzine: I Tell You This Sincerely…, Chicago Rooms, 2nd Floor North, April 9–July 31, 2016 (The exhibition will be closed for maintenance on Monday, April 25)

Chicago Architecture Biennial Installations, Various Locations, Ongoing

Stand Up for Landmarks! Protests, Posters & Pictures, Landmark Chicago Gallery, 1st Floor South, Ongoing

StoryCorps, 1st Floor North, Ongoing

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

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


View our Exhibitions page.


Daily Events

All events are free unless otherwise noted

(schedule is subject to change)


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