January 12 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Swami Vivekananda, the Hindu monk who became one of the most notable religious leaders of the 19th century. The Art Institute, as the site of his famous 1893 speech promoting religious tolerance, marks this anniversary with a Fullerton Hall showing of the 2011 documentary Swami Vivekananda: An Introspect (running time: 29 minutes) by Aloke Banerjee and Jaydip Mukherjee. Screenings of the film begin at 11:00 and will repeat with the last screening at 3:30.
2 days 20 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Now on view—The Yoshida Family: Three Generations of Japanese Print Artists presents the work of the prolific Yoshida family, all of whom have been integral in major 20th-century Japanese print movements.
3 days 14 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—[insert YOU here] showcases teen art curated by our Art Institute Teen Council members. Now on view in the Ryan Education Center.
See more artwork by Chicago-area teens and get the latest Teen Council news on Tumblr.