Access Calendar

Explore Accessible Events!

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Keep it Going at the Russ Tutterow Theatre

Chicago Dramatists 798 N Aberdeen St, Chicago

In partnership with former Technical Director Glenn B. Rust's Graduate Thesis Project, Keep it Going presents an afternoon of new works that you can watch in the theatre or from […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Low Lighting
  • Masks Highly Recommended
  • Pay What You Can
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Virtual
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Samita Sinha, Tremor at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Tremor is artist and composer Samita Sinha’s latest performance work. In the piece, Sinha explores what she describes as “the practice of attuning oneself to the raw material of vibration […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning

Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin – A Play with Music at Writers Theatre

Nichols Theatre 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe

Days after the February 1848 revolution, Fryderyk Chopin is teaching a piano lesson in Paris. Set in the Polish pianist-composer’s intimate salon, Chopin shares with his students secrets about the […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Digital Documents Available
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

A Year with Frog and Toad at Chicago Children’s Theatre

Chicago Children's Theatre 100 S Racine Ave, Chicago
Event Series A Year with Frog and Toad

Children’s author and illustrator Arnold Lobel’s beloved characters hop from the page to the stage in the Tony-nominated musical A Year With Frog And Toad, based on his popular children’s […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Audio Description
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Touch Tour
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Learning Series | The Impact of Food Apartheid in Education Part 3 at Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Gardening, not Architecture Throughout the year, the MCA hosts high-quality professional development programming, open to teachers of all subjects, grade levels, and disciplines. These events are educator-specific, skills-based, training on […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Wheelchair Accessible

A Portrait of Redefined History through Photography at Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St, Chicago

MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Photography at Columbia College in Chicago, Dawoud Bey, is one of the most celebrated photographers in American history. Fellow photography colleague Kelli Connell is an […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Frank Bruni: An Age of Grievance at Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St, Chicago

Frank Bruni, renowned New York Times columnist, guides Chicago Humanities on an incisive exploration of our cultural obsession with grievance that has permeated both political spectrums. Grievance dominates our unpredictable […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Eddie Glaude Jr.: We Are the Leaders at Francis W. Parker School

Francis W. Parker School 330 W Webster Ave, IL

Renowned Princeton University professor and New York Times best-selling author Eddie Glaude Jr. is one of the world’s most prominent scholars of African American Studies. Through the iconic interpretations of […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Laura Ortman, Smoke Rings Shimmers Endless Blur at Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Laura Ortman performs two evenings of live, solo, multimedia concerts. Informed by her practice as a sculptor and installation artist, Ortman bridges the gap between music […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Wheelchair Accessible