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February 2013 - March 2013 Chicago Art, Culture, and Events

By CHICAGO LIFE MAGAZINE
Museums

Adler Planetarium (1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago/312-922-7827/adlerplanetarium.org) presents The Universe: A Walk Through Space and Time.
 
Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago/ 312-443-3600/artic.edu) presents Irving Penn: Underfoot, through April 28.
 
Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe/ 847-835-5440/chicago- botanic.org) presents 24 spectacular gardens on 385 acres.
 
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St., Chicago/312-744-6630/explore chicago.org) presents free exhibitions and events.
 
Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark, Chicago/312-642-4600/chicagohs. org) presents Magic through Jan 6; Vivian Maier’s Chicago through summer 2013.
 
DePaul Art Museum (935 W. Fullerton,
Chicago/museums.DePaul.edu/artwebsite/ 773-325-7506) presents Climate of Uncertainty, through Mar. 4.
  
Driehaus Museum (40 East Erie/312-482-8933/driehausmuseum.org) presents one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th century Chicago.
 
Field Museum (1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago/ 312-922-9410/fieldmuseum.org) presents Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence, Mar 7-Sept. 8.
 
Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago/ 773-324-5520/hydeparkart. org) presents Candida Alvarez: mambomountain, through Mar. 24.
 
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center (9603 Woods Drive, Skokie/ 847-967-4800/ilholocaustmuseum.org) presents Courage: The Vision to End Segregation, The Guts to Fight for It,
through April 21.
  
International Museum of Surgical Science (1524 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago/ 312-642-6502/imss.org) presents Surgicogenomics: Genes and Stem Cells in Surgery.
  
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art (756 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago/ 312-243-9088/ art.org) presents The Circus Collages of C.T. McCluskey, through May 25.
  
Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago (2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview/ 847-832-6600/kohlchildrensmuseum.org) presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, through April 15.
  
LUMA, Loyola University Museum of Art (820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago/ 312-915-6394/luc. edu/luma) presents Archie Rand: Making Belief—True Adventures with Word and Image, Mar. 2-June 2.
  
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University (40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston/847-491-4000/
blockmuseum.northwestern. edu) presents Terry Atkins, Recital, through Mar. 24.
  
Mitchell Museum (3001 Central St.,
Evanston/847-475-1030/mitchellmuseum. org) presents Changing Views of American Indian Fine Art, through Mar. 10.
  
Morton Arboretum (4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle/630-968-0074/mortonarb.org) Outdoor tree museum of 1700 acres including specialty gardens, 2012-13 Chamber Concert Series through Mar.
  
Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago/312-280-2660/ mca chicago.org) presents MCA DNA William Kentridge through Mar. 17.
  
Museum of Contemporary Photography (600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago/312-663-5554/ mocp.org) presents Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape, through Mar. 31.
  
Museum of Science and Industry (600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago/312-663-5554/
msichicago.org) presents Air Racers, through June 30.
 
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon Drive, Chicago/773-755- 5100/ chias.org) presents Backyard Monsters.
  
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (5811 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago 773-702-8670/renaissance society.org) presents A Solo Exhibition by John Neff, through April 14.
 
Smart Museum of Art (5550 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago/773-702-0200/ smartmuseum. com) presents Divine and Princely Realms: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection, through April 28.
  
Spertus Museum (610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago/312-322-1700/spertus.edu/ museum) presents Uncovered & Rediscovered: Stories of Jewish Chicago, through April 26.

Theatre

Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave,
Chicago/773-935-6100/apollochicago.com) presents the Million Dollar Quartet through April 28.
 
ATC, American Theater Company (1909 W. Byron St./Chicago/773-4094125/atcweb. org) presents Columbinus, through Mar. 10.
 
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago/ 800-982-ARTS/auditorium theatre.com) presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Mar. 8-17.
 
Briar Street Theater (3133 N. Halsted Street, Chicago/773-348-4000/blueman. com) presents a new and updated Blue Man Group showcasing technogeek ingenuity.
 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier (800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago/ 312-595-5600/ chicagoshakes.com) presents Julius Caesar through Mar. 24.
 
Chicago Theatre (175 N. State Street/312-902-1500/thechicagotheatre.com) presents Diana Krall, April 27.
 
Drury Lane Theatre (100  Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Brook, 630-530- 0111/ drurylaneoakbrook.com) presents Sunset Boulevard through Mar. 24.
 
Goodman Theatre (170 N. Dearborn St.,
Chicago/312-443-3800/goodmantheatre. org) presents Measure For Measure, Mar. 9-April 14.
 
Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph St.,
Chicago/312-334-7777/harristheaterchicago. org) presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Mar. 14-17; Giordano Dance Chicago, Mar. 21-23.
  
Lookingglass Theatre (821 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago/312-377-0665/lookingglasstheatre.org) presents Bengal Tire at he Baghdad Zoo, through Mar. 17.
 
Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive,
Lincolnshire/847-634-0200/marriotttheatre. com) presents Now and Forever, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber, through Mar. 17.
 
Mercury Theatre (3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago/773-325-1700/mercurytheatre chicago.com) presents  A Grand Night for Singing, through Mar. 10.
  
Northlight Theatre (9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie/847-673-6300/northlight.org) presents Stones in His Pockets, Mar. 8- April 14.
  
The Paramount Theatre (23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora/630-896-6666/paramountaurora. com) presents Fiddler on the Roof, Mar. 6-24.
 
Raven Theatre Company (6157 N. Clark St, Chicago/773-338-2177/raventheatre. com) presents A Soldier’s Play, through Mar. 30.
 
A Red Orchid Theatre (1531 N. Wells St,
Chicago/312-943-8722/aredorchidtheatre. org) presents The Aliens, through Mar. 3.
 
Royal George Theatre (1641 North Halsted, Chicago/312-988-9000/royalgeorgetheatre. com) presents Late Night Catechism.
 
Steppenwolf Theatre Company (1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago/312-335-1650/steppenwolf. org) presents The Birthday Party, through April 28.
 
TimeLine Theatre (615 W. Wellington,
Chicago/773-281-8463/timelinetheatre. com) presents Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West, through April 14.
 
Victory Gardens (2433 N. Lincoln Ave,
Chicago/773-871-3000/victorygardens.org) presents The Whale, April 5-May 5.
 
Writers’ Theatre (664 Vernon Ave,
Glencoe/847-242-6000/writerstheatre.org) presents Sweet Charity, through Mar. 31.

Galleries

Ann Nathan Gallery (212 W. Superior St., Chicago/312-664-6622/annnathangallery. com) presents contemporary realism in paintings, sculpture, and unique functional furniture.
   
The Arts Club of Chicago (201 E. Ontario, Chicago/312-787-3997/artsclub chicago. com) presents Meredith Sparks, through May 4.

Carrie Secrist Gallery (835 W. Washington Blvd,, Chicago/312-491-0917/secristgallery. com) presents Judith Geichman, through Mar. 9.
 
Catherine Edelman Gallery (300 W. Superior, Chicago/edelmangallery.com) presents Holly Roberts: As the Crow Flies, through Mar. 2.
  
Douglas Dawson Gallery (400 N. Morgan, Chicago/312-226-7975/douglasdawson. com) presents non-western art including textiles, sculpture, and vessels.
 
Gallery KH (311 W. Superior Street,
Chicago/312-642-0202/gallerykh.com) presents Francine Turk, A 10 Year Retrospective.
 
Jean Albano Gallery (215 W. Superior Street, Chicago/312-440-0770/jeanalbano gallery.com) presents WILD, Group Exhibition, through Mar. 2.
 
Judy Saslow Gallery (300 W. Superior,
Chicago/312-943-0530/jsaslowgallery.com) presents Michel Nedjar, Stanislov Holas.
 
Linda Warren Gallery (1052 W. Fulton Market, Chicago/312-432-9500/lindawarren gallery. com) presents Ed Valentine, Michael Stillion, through April 5.
 
Perimeter Gallery (210 W. Superior Street, Chicago/312-266-9473/perimetergallery. com) presents Jeffrey Forsythe
Painting & Sculpture Mar. 1-April 13.
  
Printworks Gallery (311 W. Superior Street, Chicago/312-664-9407/printworks chicago. com) presents Beyond the Drawers, through Mar. 16.
 
R.S. Johnson Fine Art (645 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago/312-943-1661/rsjohnsonfine art.com) Durer to Rembrandt: A Major Collection of Old Master Prints, Mar. and April.
 
Rhona Hoffman Gallery (118 N. Peoria, Chicago, 312-455-1990/rhoffmangallery. com) presents ceramic sculpture and work by Chris Garofalo through March 9.
 
Richard Gray Gallery (875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2503, Chicago/312-642-8877/ richardgraygallery.com) presents Jaume Plense.
 
Roy Boyd Gallery (739 N. Wells, Chicago/ 312-6421606/royboydgallery.com) presents Carlos Estrada Vega, Mar. 1-April 16.
 
Russell Bowman Art Advisory (311 W. Superior, Chicago/312-751-9500/bowmanart. com) presents Ed Paschke.
 
Schneider Gallery (230 W. Superior Street, Chicago/312-988-4033/schneider gallery.com) presents Martina Lopez: Between Reason,
Mar. 1-April 27.
  
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Inc. (325 W. Huron Street, Chicago/312-944-1990/zolla  liebermangallery.com) presents David Kroll, Mar. 8-April 13.

Special Events

Chicago Academy for the Arts (specialevents@chicagoartsacademy.org) presents their annual A Taste for the Arts Gala on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra are hosts. Enjoy student performances and Chicago’s hottest chefs. The event begins at the Harris Theater at 6 p.m. and proceeds to the Millennium Park Terrace at 7:30 for dinner, cocktails, and more performances.






Published: February 23, 2013
Issue: Winter 2013 Issue