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

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

Customize your claws with Duro-inspired patterns 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 Olowu-inspired interaction with our artist guides.

Make a shareable souvenir inside a GlitterGuts photobooth.

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

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