Current Exhibitions

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New Business: 2016 Center Program Final Exhibition

Curated by Dan Devening, the exhibition includes work by Alejandro Acierto, Kayla Anderson, Miguel Aguilar, Jeffrey Austin, James Britt, Greg Browe, Marian Carow, Mel Cook, Marcelo Eli, Brent Fogt, Deirdre Fox, Victoria Fuller, Eric J. Garcia, Azadeh Gholizadeh, Stephanie Graham, Yvette Kaiser Smith, Kelly Lloyd, Stacza Lipinski, Fidencio Martinez, Randall Miller, Injung Oh, Suzanne Torres, Melissa Weber, and Gwendolyn Zabicki.

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Institutional Garbage

An online exhibition that presents the administrative residue of imaginary public institutions produced by artists, writers, and curators.

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Ground Floor

A biennial exhibition that brings together work by a selection of 22 promising artists emerging from MFA programs in Chicago.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Army Ants Donnellan


A group exhibition of artwork by Seamus Nolan, Dylan Tighe, Marie Barrett (North 55), Philippa Donnellan/Cois Ceim, Softday (Sean Taylor and Mikael Fernstrom), and Megs Morley engaging with key issues that reflect the complexity of pressing social, political and environmental issues in 21st century Ireland, at a significant time of commemoration in 2016.

The Ancient Language Of Jesus

Mary King: War Stories

Recent paintings and works on paper based on borrowed personal narratives from people involved in past and current world conflicts.


Jan Tichy: Installation no. 21

Jan Tichy creates a site-specific digital mural Installation no. 21 for the Jackman Goldwasser Catwalk Facade Gallery.  

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Not Just Another Pretty Face

The sixth installment of an ongoing successful Art Center program encouraging new and diverse public to think of themselves as patrons or leaders of contemporary art. The exhibition presents over 50 new works by artists with possible participants such as Candida Alvarez, Juan Angel Chavez, Terry Evans, Tony Tassett, and many more.

Last Seduction La Manicure


Precariat features artists whose interdisciplinary practices produce work in response to identity, social issues, and activism.

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Public School

Featuring art projects and workshops by artists and teachers rethinking public education 

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The Presidential Library

The Presidential Library Project is the Obama Presidential Library imagined, designed and populated by artists.

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Corinna Button

The relationship between printmaking and ceramic processes is the focus of this solo exhibition.

Bear Crop

A Transhuman Public

Guest curator Caroline Picard studies whether art objects can encourage interactions and communications between people and other living beings.