Exhibit. “The Seminary Co-op Documentary Project: Capturing the Bookstore’s Distinctive Character and History.” Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., 773-493-1893, free. Featuring photography and testimonies about the bookstore’s previous location at 5757 S. University Ave.
Exhibit. “Gigi Scaria: City Unclaimed.” Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchic ago.edu, free. Indian artist Gigi Scaria’s first project for a U.S. museum, combining a large photo-based mural of an imaginary cityscape with a working fountain symbolizing social tension. Through Dec. 8. http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/exhibitions/gigi-scaria-city-unclaimed/
Exhibit. “Animal Inside Out.” Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, 773-684-1414, msichicago.org, $12 adults and seniors, $8 children ages 3-11 and $6 MSI members. An exhibit on the bodies of animals. Runs through Sept. 2. http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/animal-inside-out/
Tower Tour and Carillon Recital. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., $3, free with university ID. Climb up the 271 steps of the Rockefeller Tower to see the view from the top and see and hear the carillon played from the carillon cabin high in the tower. Meet at the Rockefeller front desk at 11:30(…)
61st Street Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., every Saturday, 61st Street between Blackstone and Dorchester Avenues, 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. Link and Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons accepted. Link purchases matched up to $25 every market day. Runs outdoors through Nov. 3 and indoors through Dec. 15.
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Chicago Board of Education President David Vitale and the rest of the members of the board. It did not reach the Herald in time to publish in our print edition ahead of the Wednesday, May 22, vote which will determine whether Canter Middle School, 4959 S. Blackstone(…)