Illustration: Thumy Phan
Illustration: Thumy Phan
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Chicago Comics: 1960s to Now

June 19, 2021 - October 3, 2021


More than forty cartoonists with Chicago ties are represented in an exhibition that explores the ways that comics are used not only to entertain readers, but to engage them in the relevant social and political issues of their time. The exhibit is divided into four sections spanning Chicago comics history, including 1960-1970s: The Underground; 1980-1990s: Alternative Weeklies, Comic Books, and Zines; 1990-2000s: Graphic Novels and Community; and 2010-Now: Chicago Rising.


June 19, 2021
October 3, 2021
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Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave., 4th Fl.
Chicago, IL