Black Creativity

Exhibits and Experiences

Since 1970, the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) has hosted the Juried Art Exhibition, the nation’s longest-running exhibition of African-American art. Joining that legacy is the Innovator Gallery, which features the work of prominent African-Americans who are making their mark on Chicago and the world.


Juried Art Exhibition

January 20 – March 1, 2020

The nation's longest running exhibition of African-American art features approximately 100 works by adult and youth artists each year.

Black Creativity Innovation Studio

January 20 – March 1, 2020

Experiment and explore new ideas through making, experience the process of design thinking and learn about contributions of African Americans to STEM fields.