Visitors view "Handmaidens for Travelers: The Pullman Company Maids" in the Newberry galleries. The exhibition ran at the library in the summer of 2022.

Newberry exhibitions are always free and open to all.

Now Open


June 20 - September 23, 2023

Don't Clog the Wheels

What happens when you search "wheels" in the Newberry collections? The answer may surprise you!

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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:

  • Tuesdays at 1pm
  • Thursdays at 11:30am
  • Fridays at 1pm
  • 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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