Exhibition. “Testimony.” Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. An exhibit featuring the 2013-14 Arts and Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture artists-in-residence David Boykin, Krista Franklin and Andres L. Hernandez. Runs July 9 to Aug. 30.
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Exhibition. “Researching Mexico: University of Chicago Field Explorations in Mexico, 1896-2014.” 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Saturdays; Regenstein Library, The Special Collections Research Center, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-702-4685, free. Exhibit curated by Kathleen Feeney and Seonaid Valiant that presents correspondence, diaries, photographs, sketches, recordings, rare books and manuscripts relating to(…)
Exhibition. “Serial Drawings.” Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu. An exhibit of drawings by three generations of artists associated with Chicago – Robert Barnes, Barbara Rossi and Robert Lucy. Runs through Aug. 31.
Exhibit. “Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago.” Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200,smartmuseum.uchicago.edu. Featuring postwar art by a group of Chicago artists nicknamed the Monster Roster. Runs through June 2016.
Exhibition. “Chromatic Patterns.” Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu. A wall painting by Chicago-based artist Judy Ledgerwood, inspired by musician Morton Feldman’s piece, “Patterns in a Chromatic Field.” Runs through spring 2015.
Exhibit. “In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East.” Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507. An exploration of food and drink and effigies in commemorating the dead. Runs through Jan. 4, 2015.
Exhibit. “Fast Forward : Rewind : Play.” Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A series of rotating exhibits incorporating artwork, murals, creative exercises and ideas from art center teaching artists, student artists and youth artists. Runs through Aug. 31.
Exhibition. “The Beast.” Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A transformation of the main gallery’s interior with an architectural framework inspired by the form of a dead steer. Runs through Aug. 3.