Opening Day: Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago

Free With Admission
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Featured images

Clockwise: Toyin Ojih Odutola, An Exceptional Cloth (Adire), 2018. Charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper 40 × 30 inches (sheet); 45 ¼ x 35 5/8 × 2 ½ inches (framed). © Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Barbara Crane, People of the North Portal, 2018. Gelatin silver print; 19 ½ in x 15 ½ in. Collection Museum of Contemporary Photography, gift of Jeanne L. and Richard S. Press, 1986:232.92. Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Judy Chicago, Sky Sun from Flesh Gardens series, 1971. Sprayed acrylic lacquer on acrylic; 96 × 96 in. (244 × 244 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of The American Art Foundation by exchange, 2019.6. Photo: Courtesy of the artist, Salon 94, New York, and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
DJ Duane Powell
Photo: Christopher Andrew of Stoptime Live

Celebrate the opening of this maximalist exhibition in an all-day, museum-wide immersion of color, pattern, and sound.

Customize your claws with wearable art from Astro Wifey.

Join Duro Olowu and Pritzker Director Madeleine Grynsztejn in conversation about the exhibition's relevance and revelations in their 2 pm talk.

Dive deeper into the works on view with free tours throughout the day.

Explore self-expression in an exhibition-inspired interaction with our artist guides.

Express yourself and your city inside a GlitterGuts photobooth.

Contribute to blkHaUS studios's The Commons Collection at the final Open Hours with an item from your personal collection.

Dance with Duane Powell at a special Soundtrack in the Commons.

And be one of the first to experience Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago.