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OPENINGS & EVENTS [1022]


selected dates: 10/5/12-any [clear]

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OCTOBER 13TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Casey Gunschel: Casey Gunschel Artist’s Talk

Packer Schopf Gallery    west loop/west town
942 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60608
312.226.8984
http://www.packergallery.com/index.php
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Artist talk added over 1 year ago


OCTOBER 14TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Michlig: Patternesque

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Julia Hechtman: What's His is Mine

Devening Projects + Editions    west loop/west town
3039 West Carroll
Chicago, IL 60612
312.420.4720
http://www.deveningprojects.com
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Cole: The Poetry of Kabbalah

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership    michigan ave/downtown
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312-322-1700
http://www.spertus.edu
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reading added over 1 year ago

Acclaimed writer Peter Cole joins professor Rachel Shteir for a reading and conversation about his new book, The Poetry of Kabbalah. Peter Cole is the author of a number of books, including Things on Which I've Stumbled and Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, co-written with Adina Hoffman. He is the translator of numberous volumes from Hebrew and Arabic, including the acclaimed...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd openhousechicago

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership    michigan ave/downtown
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312-322-1700
http://www.spertus.edu
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Other added over 1 year ago

Spertus is pleased to again be a site for openhousechicago, a festival of free behind-the-scenes access to many of Chicago’s great spaces and places. Presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.    [more]


OCTOBER 15TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dress Code

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org/
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Other added over 1 year ago

Fashion Focus Chicago 2012 returns for its eighth year October 15-21 for a week-long celebration of Chicago's thriving fashion industry while showcasing some of its top designers. Highlights include three headlining runway shows in Millennium Park and fashion events at various locations around the city. Fashion Focus will feature a variety of free and affordable industry happenings, shopping and des...   [more]


OCTOBER 16TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Voices: Ramin Takloo-Bighash

Gallery 400    west loop/west town
UIC College of Architecture and Art, 400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-6114
http://gallery400.uic.edu/
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lecture added over 1 year ago

“The History, Theory, and Practice of Prime Numbers” Karen Reimer’s site-specific installation at Gallery 400 is the latest entry in her ongoing series Endless Set (begun 2007), in which appliquéd pillowcases marry hand-sewn fabric's domesticity to the infiniteness of the prime number sequence. In this lecture, Professor Ramin Takloo-Bighash provides insight into the mathematical concept of the pri...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kirsten Leenaars: MCA: Soap Opera Screening and Talk: Oct 16

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Screening added over 1 year ago

 In 2011, as part of the exhibition Without You I’m Nothing: Art and its Audience, artist Kirsten Leenaars produced On Our Way to Tomorrow, a soap opera based on real-life drama that was filmed on location using MCA staff and visitors as the core actors and extras. While the characters are fully fictionalized, scripts and improvisations were based on their actual positions at the museum. Leenaars is...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nick Briz: MCA Internet Supoerheroes: Chicago Dirty New Media: Oct 16

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Performance added over 1 year ago

MCA: Internet Superheroes: Art and Technology Chicago Dirty New Media: Round Robin October 16, 2012 6pm Bottom level of the MCA parking garage FREE for Illinois residents   Every third Tuesday of the month, explore the intersection between art, technology and the internet along with the MCA as we meet the brilliant minds who make the virtual world more interesting. This October, a real-time au...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Between Heaven & Earth: Birds In Ancient Egypt

The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago    south side
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
773-702-9520
http://oi.uchicago.edu
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


OCTOBER 17TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Margaret Lindauer, Brigid Globensky, Joe Becker, Georgina Valverde: Spaces of Learning: Museums and Education

Gallery 400    west loop/west town
UIC College of Architecture and Art, 400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607
312-996-6114
http://gallery400.uic.edu/
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lecture added over 1 year ago

With growing emphasis on the social and cultural roles of today’s institutions, education and visitor experience is increasingly important for museum and exhibition professionals. Four speakers will put forth their diverse experiences in the field and open up forum for discussion. Professor of Art History and Museum Studies Margaret Lindauer will present her research on the social, cultural, and curato...   [more]


OCTOBER 18TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Perspectives on Black Vernacular Art

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art    west loop/west town
756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
312-243-9088
http://www.art.org
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Other added over 1 year ago

How are the ordinary experiences of self-taught artists like William Hawkins and Hawkins Bolden important to the aesthetics and landscape of black vernacular art?  Self-taught artist William Hawkins had an astonishing body of large-scale paintings while working at numerous jobs simultaneously.  Hawkins Bolden, who lost his sight in childhood, constructed scarecrows to place in his home garden. Th...   [more]


OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Soo Shin, Jesse Butcher, Kristina Paabus: At that very moment

Heaven Gallery    north side
1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd floor, Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60622
http://heavengallery.com
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ashley Morgan, Nate Mathews: Shifting Domain

Manifold    other (outside main areas)
4426 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60640
773.754.7186
http://www.manifoldchicago.com
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Steve McQueen: STEVE McQUEEN

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Geraldine Rodriguez, Robin Rios, Cesar Conde, Pedro Igrez, Dawn Korman, Nancy Pirri, Robin L. Powers, Alvin Black III: Bustes En Rose

Zhou B Art Center    south side
1029 West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
773-523-0200
http://www.zhoubartcenter.com
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago



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