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Go get your vintage sewing machine tattoo touched up, because this year's Pitchfork Music Festival starts tomorrow! The annual festival is an institution at this point, bringing dozens of bands and thousands of canvas shoe enthusiasts to...
They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 showcases art that speaks to artists' journeys to Chicago in the first half of the 20th century. Whether it was Mexican immigrants coming north for better work opportunities...
  The recently opened Picasso and Chicago will celebrate the long history of the artist’s relationship with the city. But 100 years ago this month, when the art of Picasso and his contemporaries was displayed at the museum for the very...
The inaugural installment of EXPO CHICAGO is in full swing throughout the weekend at Navy Pier's Festival Hall. Galleries from across the globe have set up shop, bringing with them a museum-load of modern and contemporary art. There's...
It’s quickly become one of our favorite blog traditions to connect our local music festivals to works in the museum’s collection. So in honor of Lollapalooza this weekend, here are eight artworks from the museum's collection that remind...