Newberry exhibitions are always free and open to all.

Now Open

Seeing Race Before Race

September 8 - December 29, 2023

Explore the roots of race from the Middle Ages to 1800.

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Indigenous Portraits Unbound

November 28, 2023 - March 30, 2024

Reflections on iconic images of resilience.

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Coming Soon

March 21 - July 20, 2024

Relive a night on the town in the mid-twentieth century.

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June 20 - September 28, 2024

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September 12, 2024 - January 5, 2025

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December 12, 2024 - March 29, 2025

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Plan Your Visit


Tuesday – Thursday
10am – 7pm

Friday and Saturday
10am – 5pm


Admission for Newberry exhibitions is free. No advance registration required. 

Guided Public Tours

When an exhibition is on view in our Trienens Galleries, we offer free guided tours several times a week:

  • Thursdays at 11:30am
  • Saturdays at 1pm

Private Tours

To book a private tour of a Newberry exhibition (for a group of 10 or more), please contact Rebecca Haynes at (312) 255-3526 or via email.

Private tours are free, but donations are encouraged.

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Ask us anything about current or upcoming exhibitions at the Newberry.

Adult Education Classes

Led by experts in a variety of fields, our adult education classes can help you jumpstart or elevate your next learning endeavor.

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Artists in Residence

Through the Artist-in-Residence program, artists and writers are able to create work that engages with the Newberry’s collection.

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