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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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Chicago Cultural Center Monthly Schedule

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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


Krista Franklin: Quest for The Marvelous, Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor, September 3, 2016-January 8, 2017

Laura Davis: Jewelry for My Mother(s) and Other Microaggressions, Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor, September 10, 2016-January 8, 2017

Tom Denlinger: Ekstatic Edgewater, Michigan Avenue Galleries, 1st Floor, September 17, 2016-January 8, 2017

Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis, Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor North, September 17, 2016–January 8, 2017

Parsons + Charlesworth: Spectacular Vernacular, Chicago Rooms, 2nd Floor North, Extended through January 22, 2017

Chicago Architecture Biennial Installations, Various Locations, Ongoing

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

Chicago Cultural Center Artists in Residence and Curatorial Fellows, Garland Gallery, 1st Floor South, Winter 2017

StoryCorps, 1st Floor North, Ongoing

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

Building Tours, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 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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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center closed for Christmas


Monday, December 26, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center closed


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Saturday, December 31, 2016