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Exhibitions

Please note—Schedule Change

Our fall museum exhibitions will close two weeks earlier than previously announced in order to accommodate an intensive period of physical reconfiguration and installation for the winter exhibition The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China. The early closure impacts the exhibitions Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy of Me?, Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power, and Down Time: On the Art of Retreat—all three shows will now close at the end of the day on Sunday, December 15, 2019.

The Chicago Sound Show

September 27–December 29, 2019

This outdoor sound art exhibition presents site-specific works by nine Chicago artists that explore thresholds, passageways, and common spaces across the University of Chicago’s campus.

Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me?

September 18–December 15, 2019

In his first U.S. museum exhibition, Samson Young premieres a trilogy of animated music videos that explores varying concepts of social progress and utopia.

Sculpture Garden

Vera and A. D. Elden Sculpture Garden

The outdoor sculpture garden features work by Scott Burton, Jene Highstein, Richard Hunt, Arnaldo Pomodoro, and Richard Serra.