Tours at the Clarke House Museum have been cancelled until further notice. Please refer to the Chicago Department of Public Health’s website chicago.gov/coronavirus, for the latest local updates on the response to COVID-19.
Following recommendations from the CDC and the guidance of City and State officials, DCASE has announced the following:
•Special Event permits will not be issued for parades, athletic events or neighborhood festivals through May 30.
•The Chicago Film Office is not issuing permits for filming through May 30.
•DCASE venues include Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Clarke House Museum, Expo 72 and the City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower are closed to the public. All events and programs are canceled through May 30.
•The opening of Chicago City Markets (scheduled for May 7) has been postponed until after May 30. Maxwell Street Market is closed through May 30.
•The Chicago Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony (scheduled for May 23) is canceled.
•Chicago In Tune, including the 4th Annual Chicago House Music Conference & Festival (scheduled for May 21–24), the 35th Chicago Gospel Music Festival (scheduled for May 27–30) and the 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival (scheduled for June 5–7), is canceled.
•The Year of Chicago Music will extend into 2021.