Untitled Film (Red)
(Elmhurst Art Museum)
Last chance to visit the museum’s highly anticipated restoration of the original facade of Mies van der Rohe’s McCormick House (1952) and experience Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s “Untitled Film (Red),” an architectural intervention that will make you rethink the original space.
(Through August 23)
Retro on Roscoe
(2000 W. Roscoe)
A proper blast from the past spans three days and six blocks in Roscoe Village and features music across three stages, with artisan vendors, local street food and an antique car show showcasing over fifty antique, classic and muscle cars.
(August 10-12: Friday 2pm-10pm, Saturday-Sunday 1:30pm-10pm, $10 suggested donation)
Arte Diseño Xicágo
(National Museum of Mexican Art)
A timely exhibition focusing on the influence of Mexican travelers, immigrants and artists in Chicago’s art and design scene through artifacts, photography and design objects, from the World’s Columbian Exposition to the Civil Rights Era.
(Through August 19)
Northalsted Market Days
(Boystown on Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison)
The largest street festival in the Midwest is a summer party with an all-day lineup of live music and DJs on four stages, 200+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, and colorful crowds that are not afraid to stand out.
(August 11-12, 11am-10pm, $10 suggested donation)
(5051 N. Broadway)
This month’s theme is “Vintage Wedding” and the garage-based market, home to thousands of vintage, retro and one-of-a-kind clothes, jewelry, accessories and gifts, promises to spice up anyone’s special day.
(Aug 19, 10am-5pm, $5)
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