Curator Talk: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Free With Admission
  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


Tickets for this event do not include tickets to the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech.” Timed tickets are required to visit the exhibition. More information can be found on the FAQ page.

Featured images

Off-White™ c/o Virgil Abloh, Spring/Summer 2016, Look 14; Courtesy of Off-White™ c/o Virgil Abloh
Photo: Fabien Montique


Join Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, for a special in-depth look at Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” in the Edlis Neeson Theater on the museum’s first floor. Virgil Abloh’s artistic endeavors encompass fashion, architecture, music, and design. This talk highlights Virgil’s trajectory into the fashion realm and creative collaborations in the music industry.

Admission to this event is free. Guests who would like to experience the Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” exhibition after the talk are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Limited exhibition timed tickets will be available the day of the talk.

Live interpretation events are organized by Rosie May, Associate Director of Interpretation and Visitor Research and Meagan Burger, Manager of Interpretation.