Jul 01, 2024

Holiday Hours

The Renaissance Society will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Regular gallery hours resume Friday, July 5th. 

Jordan Strafer: DECADENCE is on view until July 7th.

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Jun 18, 2024

Juneteenth Closure

The Renaissance Society will be closed Wednesday, June 19th, in observation of Juneteenth.

Jordan Strafer: DECADENCE is on view until July 7th.

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Jun 04, 2024

Dala Nasser Acquired by the Hartwig Art Foundation

Dala Nasser, Adonis River, installation view, 2023. Photo by Bob.

The Hartwig Art Foundation recently acquired Dala Nasser’s Adonis River (2023) from the artist’s solo show at the Renaissance Society last winter. The piece is currently on loan to the Whitney Museum in New York, where it is exhibited as part of the Whitney Biennial.

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May 01, 2024

Spring Book Sale

We are pleased to announce our spring book sale!

We’re offering 25% off all of our titles, from 1991’s Jessica Stockholder catalog to last year’s Life On The Caps by Meriem Bennani. Stock up on our online shop, or stop by the Ren to browse our bookshelves. Use code SPRING25 at checkout.

Shop now through June 8th.

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Apr 05, 2024

Extended Gallery Hours During EXPO Art Week 2024

Tue, Apr 9, 10am to 8pm
Wed, Apr 10, 10am to 6pm
Thu, Apr 11, 10am to 6pm
Fri, Apr 12, 10am to 6pm
Sat, Apr 13, 10am to 6pm
Sun, Apr 14, 10am to 6pm

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Nov 10, 2023

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

For the Thanksgiving holiday, the Renaissance Society will be:

  • Open on Wednesday, November 22
  • Closed on Thursday, November 23
  • Open on Friday, November 24 through Sunday, November 26
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Oct 20, 2023

Call for members: Student Committee

The Ren’s Student Committee is an active group of both undergraduate and graduate students who are enthusiastic about contemporary art and excited to engage closely with the Ren and its program. Students in all fields of study, from any academic institution in Chicago, are encouraged to apply.

Committee activities begin in November 2023 and extend through June 2024. Participants should be...

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Oct 18, 2023

Book Launch Events: Meriem Bennani: Life on the CAPS

On the occasion of her 2022 exhibition at the Ren, we co-published Meriem Bennani’s Life on the CAPS—her first comprehensive monograph—in partnership with Bidoun. For our friends near and far, there are two upcoming book launch events to celebrate the book in Paris and New York.

The first will be on Friday, October 20 from 3-5pm at PARIS INTERNATIONALE with After 8 Books. The program will...

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Dec 08, 2022

Holiday Hours

For the holidays, the Renaissance Society will be:

  • Closed on December 25 – 26 and January 1
  • Open on Christmas Eve, 12pm–6pm
  • Open by appointment only December 27–31

To schedule an appointment, email info@renaissancesociety.org one day in advance.

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Sep 27, 2022

Recent productions at the 60th New York Film Festival

Still from PEAK HEAVEN LOVE FOREVER, 2021. Courtesy of the artist.

Three films commissioned and/or produced by the Renaissance Society are official selections in the Currents section of the 60th New York Film Festival. The films include Life on the CAPS by Meriem Bennani, and co-commissioned with Nottingham Contemporary, UK; IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS by Diane Severin Nguyen and co-commissioned with Sculpture Center, New York; and PEAK HEAVEN LOVE FOREVER by...

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