Illustration: Thumy Phan
Illustration: Thumy Phan

A Time to Grieve: Día de Los Muertos Exhibition

National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL

This year’s exhibition pays tribute to and remembers the numerous individuals from Mexico and the U.S. who have died from COVID-19. The National Museum of Mexican Arts invites all to contemplate this moment with new artistic expressions by local artists and site-specific installations created by artists from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Adam Toledo, the thirteen-year-old whom Chicago police shot and killed earlier this year in La Villita, is also being remembered at the museum's exhibit. The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday; closed on Monday.

Free

Pilsen Vendor Market

Pilsen Art House 1756 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL

This family-friendly weekly market invites artists and vendors to sell their wares such as candles, jewelry, woodwork, apparel, handmade goods, and more. There are both indoor and outdoors space, and masks are required throughout the event.

Free

Free Painting Sessions at Pilsen Arts Community House.

Pilsen Arts and Community House 1637 W. 18th St., Chicago, IL

Join artist Julia Kay Morrison for weekly painting sessions designed to help you tap into your imagination. Materials will be provided. Participants should feel free to bring ideas, photographs, images, and sketches that inspire or speak to them.

Free

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