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selected dates: 10/15/12-any [clear]

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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 almost 2 years 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 almost 2 years ago


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 almost 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 almost 2 years 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 almost 2 years 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 about 2 years 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 almost 2 years 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 19TH, 2012
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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 almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 20TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stew: MCA: Stage: Stew and the Negro Problem: Oct 20-21

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Performance added almost 2 years ago

Join Stew, the Tony Award-winning creator and star of Broadway’s rock musical Passing Strange and his band as they perform a new song cycle inspired by their experiences of and perspectives about Chicago. The work is being developed during a summer MCA Stage residency and is performed along with songs from their 2012 album, Making It. Stew’s concerts limbo between rock show and theater and the musi...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 21ST, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Johanna Burton: SYMPOSIUM LECTURE "Institutions, Inside Out"

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 - 8:00 PM
Opening added almost 2 years ago


OCTOBER 23RD, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Luis Gispert: Form Fit: Luis Gispert

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/
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lecture added almost 2 years ago

Luis Gispert (born 1972) is a sculptor and photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. His multi-media work focuses on youth culture, hip hop, and Cuban-American history. Gispert has exhibited in solo shows at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Otereo Plassert Gallery, Los Angeles; Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami; Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA; and the Hood Museum of...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Josh Abrams: MCA Face the Strange: Josh Abrams

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 almost 2 years ago

MCA: Face the Strange: New Music from Chicago and Beyond: Josh Abrams’ Natural Information Society Tuesday October 23, 2012 6pm, Puck’s Cafe Free for Illinois residents Josh Abrams, a native Philadelphian, has been on the Chicago scene for over 15 years. Working with jazz experimentalist legends Roscoe Mitchell and Bill Dixon to hip hop artists such as Prefuse 73 and The Roots, he includes low...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tim Parsons, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Fundamentals of Interior Product Design: Objects, Function, and Detail

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
Artist talk added almost 2 years ago

As part of the in-gallery conversation series centered on the exhibition Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac, this talk focuses on how the objects within a space contribute towards its atmosphere. The Bouroullecs’ work has a calming presence, but is executed with extreme  technical rigor. A modular approach is also in evidence; the designers enabling the end user to reconfigure the objects to suit...   [more]


OCTOBER 24TH, 2012
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Marc Pascale: Educating the Eye: Drawing through History

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-491-4000
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Artist talk added almost 2 years ago

Join the Art Institute of Chicago's Mark Pascale at 10 am on Wednesday, October 24 as he traces the development of drawing and the artists who expanded the definition and practice of the art form. Light morning fare served at 9:30 am. This event is free for Block Museum members; $10 for nonmembers. To register, email e-forsgren@northwestern.edu. Inquire about campus parking when registering. Pascale's talk is part of...   [more]



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