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Past Events

At The Kehrein Center

  • May 14, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center For The Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Calling all dance artists, crews, companies, educators, presenters, and makers for an in-person gathering of Chicago's vibrant dance community. A day to assemble, not only to share useful information with one another, but also to reinforce our connection, compassion, creativity, and collective power
  • May 12, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    The program culminates in a high energy, rapid-fire showcase event during which 10 non-profit leaders share the mission, vision and impact of their organization with the audience—in just three minutes! Each organization will receive a small unrestricted grant and have the opportunity to fundraise.
  • Apr 22, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    A free concert by the Fernando Jones Trio. "Fernando is one in a million trying to get to the bottom of the barrel of the Blues." —Buddy Guy
  • Mar 25, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts will host a free concert featuring the music of the Ernie Adams Ensemble. A group of talented, professional musicians performing various styles of jazz. Lead by drummer Ernie Adams, the ensemble performs throughout the Chicago area and the Midwest.
  • Mar 22, 6:30 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Curated & performed by Chicago Symphony Orchestra members, the All-Access Chamber Music series presents free concerts. Program includes: Selections from Five Negro Melodies for Piano Trio, Op. 59 (Coleridge-Taylor), Nonet in F Minor, Op. 2 (Coleridge-Taylor), Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65 (Dvořák).
  • Feb 18, 7:30 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Reserve your free tickets! Known as “The Chevalier de Saint-Georges,” 18th-century Black composer Joseph Bologne was a virtuoso violinist, a friend of Mozart and Marie Antoinette, the finest fencer in Europe, general of Europe’s first Black regiment, and a crusader for the abolishment of slavery.
  • Jan 17, 9:00 AM
    Official livestream of Mayor Lori Lightfoot
    Please Join Major Lori E. Lightfoot and the Kehrein Center for the Arts for Chicago's 36th Annual Interfaith Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Realizing the Dream of an Equitable Economy. Keynote speaker: Ms. Rosalind "Roz" Brewer CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance. ASL & captions provided.
  • Dec 20, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Join us for an inspirational show, "Good Trouble", the story of John Lewis, the celebrated Civil Rights Movement organizer and spiritual leader who fought to make a beloved community where everyone is unconditionally loved and accepted, inspiring folks to get into good trouble—and change the world.
  • Dec 09, 2021, 5:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Free event!
  • Dec 05, 2021, 6:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Please join us for our first Christmas Concert in 2 years featuring Rich Daniels and City Lights Orchestra! This is very much a family event and all are welcome! Join us for some holiday cheer as we celebrate the holidays with live music. FREE and open to the public!
  • Dec 03, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:50 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Artists from all over the country will support Save The Hampton House by contributing original works of art to this event that are Chairman Fred Hampton, Black Panther Party or otherwise inspired works to be included in a silent auction with all proceeds going to the savethehamptonhouse.org efforts.
  • Dec 02, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    In-Person or Online
    Fifth Third Bank cordially invites you to important discussion and networking cocktail reception. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Parking available at school lots located on Parkside Ave, at the corner of Central Ave & Washington Blvd, and between Madison St & Washington Blvd.
  • Nov 14, 2021, 6:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Matthew Reed’s “I Remember” is a inspirational Stage Play about a young Lady by the name of Molly Jenkins with a Magical Remote that takes us back in time on her battles with her past on becoming a success while overcoming daily obstacles. This inspiring Play will make you laugh and cry at the same!
  • Nov 12, 2021, 7:00 PM
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    Based on the rap song of the same title by Nas, Undying Love is a tragic love story set in 1960s Queens, NY. For one night only immerse yourself in a story that fuses rap and Verismo opera, re-contextualizing the narrative of the song it was inspired by, and based in the wellspring of Black culture.
  • Nov 07, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    The Apollo Chorus of Chicago's over 120 auditioned members include men and women of all ages, races, creeds, and occupations brought together by their abiding love of music. The voices of college students blend seamlessly with the voices of retirees who have belonged to Apollo for over fifty years.
  • Oct 16, 2021, 10:00 AM
    Virtual Event: www.kehreincenter.com
    The Kehrein Center for the Arts Foundation will host and live-stream its next symposium focusing on the issue of Housing in the Austin community, examining the history of housing in Austin, the present situation, and looking toward the future with potential action steps.
  • Oct 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – Oct 17, 2021, 5:00 PM
    Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    FREE event! The Kehrein Center for the Arts is proud to be a host site for this year’s event. Self-guided tours will be available at the KCA on Oct. 16 from 10:00am-5:00pm and on Oct. 17 from 1:00-5:00pm
  • Oct 04, 2021, 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM
    Kehrein Center for the Arts, 5628 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644, USA
    ETF2021, a presentation of New Music Chicago (NMC), is a citywide, multi-day celebration of new and experimental musical traditions that will feature approximately 600 Chicago artists in dozens of hours of programming, the vast majority featuring recently created works by Chicago artists.