“There are many objects that are kind of surprising familiar. We may not have seen them in a long time, but they’re landmarks in material cultural in the U.S.”Continue Reading
Art Design Chicago was a spirited celebration of the unique and vital role Chicago plays as America’s crossroads of creativity and commerce. Initiated by the Terra Foundation for American Art, this citywide partnership of 95+ cultural organizations examined Chicago’s art and design legacy through exhibitions, public programs, special events, and tours throughout 2018, as well as several new publications, resulting in the first large-scale exploration of the topic to date.
Exhibitions + Events
Chicago Archival Resources Survey and Web Portal
- Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
- Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Virtual Asian American Art Museum: Chicago-Midwest Module
- Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University
What does it mean to “curate Chicago?”Continue Reading
Art Design Chicago was spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. We are deeply appreciative of our funding partners who have helped make this ambitious initiative possible.