Chicago Design Museum Gallery Under Construction

HEY! PLAY! Games in Modern Culture
October 20, 2017–February 17, 2018

Games are a rich, dynamic medium that live in consoles and controllers as much as they do our own bodies, minds, and social relationships. The gaming industry is worth more than $100 billion and stretches far beyond what we typically see. Artists and designers are creating games about personal challenges, games that facilitate spiritual awakening, and games that challenge, edify, and critique our societies and cultures. This exhibition will showcase a cross-section of compelling examples from this diverse medium and demonstrate that at heart, we are all gamers.

Tuesday–Saturday, 12–7:00p
Free and open to the public

Block Thirty Seven
108 N State St, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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Chicago Design Market

Chicago Design Market
5 Rotating Pop-up Stores in Block 37

The Chicago Design Market is an assembly of five connected pop-up stores on the third floor of Block 37, managed by ChiDM. Market features established local brands alongside emerging artists and designers in the spirit of ChiDM’s mission to strengthen the city’s design community by making it more visible and integrated with other communities and the public. Market is open from July to December 2017, and new stores will rotate every month through the end of the year.

Tuesday–Saturday,
11:00a–7:00p

Block Thirty Seven
108 N State St, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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