Where Creativity Meets Innovation: The Garfield Park Conservatory Opens New Artist's Garden Show on July 3

“The Creative Mind of George Washington Carver” will give visitors a peek

Twenty New Cherry Blossom Trees Planted in Jackson Park in Honor of Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

A total of 60 cherry blossom trees will be planted in Jackson Park over the next 3 years. 

Chicago Park District’s Switch On Summer Event at Buckingham Fountain Kicks Off 12th Season of ‘Night Out in the Parks'

101 artists and cultural organizations team up with the Park District to feature over 1,200 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programmi

See the Short-Term Installation of Daniel Popper's Heartwood on the Museum Campus Before It’s Gone

UPDATE [4/12/24]: De-installation rescheduled for April 18. 

Autumn and Halloween Events Fall Throughout Chicago Parks

Festivals, pumpkin patches, and parties to celebrate Chicago's hurrah before winter

Mayor Lightfoot and Superintendent Rosa Escareño Announce Short Term Installation of Popper's Heartwood on the Museum Campus

Installation increases public access to a popular art piece from The Morton Arboretum and is a step toward greater activation ambitions

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

Interactive Art Installation ‘OUT OF SIGHT’ Expands to Six Parks Across the City

Artwork Turns Hopscotch into a Pathway for Chicagoans to Manifest Their Goals

Theater on the Lake Announces Call for Submissions for the Play Development Project

Play selection will be part of the 2019 festival season that kicks of June 23th at Theatre on the Lake

Chicago Park District Announces New Curators & Dates for the 2019 Season of Theater on the Lake

67th season of the off-loop, lakefront theater kicks off June 23rd 

Chicago Park District October 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Pumpkin Patches, Harvest Fests & Campfire Movies in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you.

Mayor Emanuel, Andrea and James Gordon and the Chicago Park District Announce Plans to Expand Citywide Theater and Cultural Programming

Generous donation from James and Andrea Gordon will support theater in communities across Chicago with Theater on the Lake as the Hub

Chicago Park District September 2018 Monthly Newsletter

A spooky good time looms near! Join us for Halloween in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you.

Chicago Park District Announces 10-year Anniversary of TRACE Program and Grant Award

Celebration includes unveiling of Englewood Line murals and #IAMTRACE exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art 

Chicago Park District August 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Chicago Onscreen Kicks Off August 26

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce the Return of Pianos in the Parks for Fourth Season

International Music Foundation to host popular program in Chicago parks

Chicago Park District Hosts Exhibition that Celebrates Community Based Artistry

Initiative highlights local artist; exposes city’s youth to the arts

Chicago Park District to Unveil New Public Art Exhibit on the Former Steel Works Site at Steelworkers Park on June 16

Public art installation depicts how industry and humans shaped Chicago’s Southeast Side