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Top Things to Do This Weekend in Chicago | Choose Chicago

Want to know what’s happening this weekend in Chicago? Look no further. As Chicago continues to safely reopen, there’s a whole calendar of exciting events, exhibits, and activities taking place all over the city. This weekend, you can step inside a cutting-edge art exhibits, soak up the sun at a spring flower show, enjoy world-renowned opera at home, and so much more.

Check out just a few of the top things to do this weekend in Chicago.

EXPO CHGO ONLINE

April 9-11

EXPO CHGO ONLINE

EXPO CHGO ONLINE (April 8–12, 2021) is a curated digital exposition of contemporary and modern art featuring 80+ galleries in a focused online presentation via hook.art/expo. The digital exposition will be complemented by five days…

Art on theMART

Apr 6 – Jul 4

Art on theMART

Join us on the Chicago Riverwalk nightly at 8:30 & 9:00 p.m. to view the Spring 2021 Projection Program. Artwork includes the Adler Planetarium’s Astrographics and a…

Spring Flower Show: Saturation

April 9-11

Spring Flower Show: Saturation

The Garfield Park Conservatory’s 2021 Spring Flower Show “Saturation” will be on display Saturday, February 27 through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9. This year’s show…

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

April 9-11

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes celebrates Marvel history with more than 300 artifacts including original comic book pages, sculptures, interactive displays and costumes and props…

Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings

April 9-11

Belmont Theater District Spring Offerings

The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago’s largest theater district, introduces a wide variety of offerings this spring. With more than 25 organizations, BTD members’ offerings…

Cuts and Beats: Cecil McDonald, Jr.

April 9-11

Cuts and Beats: Cecil McDonald, Jr.

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, plans to safely reopen its doors to the…

Virtual Shark Feeding Tour

April 9-10

Virtual Shark Feeding Tour

It’s time to meet the sharks—virtually!   Experience a live virtual tour with the sharks that call Shedd home from the comfort of your home during this new,…

April 9-11

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

April 9-11

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Bisa Butler: Portraits

April 9-10

Bisa Butler: Portraits

Over twenty of Bisa Butler’s large-scale portrait quilts come together in the first museum exhibition devoted to her bold and celebratory works. Quilts have long…

Poetic Strings

April 9-11

Poetic Strings

– Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) continues its popular IPO Reimagined virtual season with its spring concert Poetic Strings filmed in IPO’s stunning home venue, Ozinga…

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