Trans exhibit at Columbia thru Feb.
Columbia College Chicago's Glass Curtain Gallery, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., presents "Bring Your Own Body: transgender between archives and aesthetics," which is open Dec. 10, 2015-Feb. 13, 2016. The reception will be Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, 5-8 p.m.
Jeanne Vaccaro and Stamatina Gregory are the curators, with Cooper Union organizing.
Taking its title from an unpublished manuscript by intersex pioneer Lynn Harris, the exhibit historicizes the sexological and cultural imaginary of transgender through a curatorial exploration of historical collections, including the Kinsey Archives.
See Colum.edu/deps .
HIV/AIDS exhibit at medical museum
The International Museum of Surgical Science ( IMSS ), 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr., is assembling "Then and Now: 35 Years of HIV/AIDS," a large-scale timeline of HIV/AIDS that charts the intersections of medicine and the social from the first appearance of the disease in 1981 to the Present Day.
The exhibit runs through Wed., Dec. 30, in observance of AIDS Awareness Month. Museum admission is free on Tuesdays.
See IMSS.org .