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MAY 11TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd MCA: Family Day: Amalia Pica: May 11

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Performance added over 1 year ago

MCA: Family Day: Active Art Saturday, May 11, 2013, 11am-3pm Free for families with children 12 and under   The MCA invites families every second Saturday of the month from 11 am to 3 pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art from October to May to learn about the art of our time through hands-on art activities, scavenger hunts, Look & Learn stations, and more. This May, experience Amalia Pica’s par...   [more]


MAY 13TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eric May, Rimas Simaitis: Eric May and Rimas Simaitis present: E-Dogz: Apocalypse Culinary Refuge Center

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
Other added over 1 year ago

When the zombie apocalypse goes down, we'll all have to think on their toes—watching our backs as we hit the roads and waterways, escaping the ravenous army of undead relentlessly pursuing our cranial tissues. The living will have to eat, too, and the mobile kitchen of E-Dogz will be a beacon of nourishment in these end days. Chef Eric May has teamed up with inventor Rimas Simaitis to equip the fo...   [more]


MAY 15TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mequitta Ahuja: Artist Talk with Mequitta Ahuja

DePaul Art Museum    north side
935 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Artist talk added over 1 year ago

Mequitta Ahuja translates performance documentation photographs into dense mixed-media drawings. Working across artistic histories, referencing myths and her mixed ancestral heritage (Ahuja is African American and South Asian-American), she creates invented landscapes for her large-scale self-portraits.  War Baby / Love Child was curated by Laura Kina, Vincent DePaul Professor of Art, Media and...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd “DRAWING THE FUTURE: CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE, 1900-1925 ” GALLERY TALK

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
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Artist talk added over 1 year ago

Join curator David Van Zanten (Mary Jane Crowe Professor in Art and Art History, Northwestern University) and catalogue contributors Ashley Dunn and Leslie Coburn for an in-depth discussion of the exhibition.   [more]


MAY 17TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jasmine Justice: All Myths are True

65GRAND    west loop/west town
1369 W Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
312.719.4325
http://www.65grand.com/
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Amy Laskin: Garden Goddesses

Carl Hammer Gallery    river north/near north side
740 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60654
312.266.8512
http://www.hammergallery.com/
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gina Litherland: The Reason for the Unreason

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gertrude Abercrombie, Julia Thecla: Joint Exhibition

Corbett vs. Dempsey    west loop/west town
1120 N. Ashland Ave. , 3rd Fl. (above Dusty Groove)
Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.1664
http://www.corbettvsdempsey.com
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


MAY 18TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alfonso and Margaret Iannelli: Modernism’s Messengers: The Art of Alfonso and Margaret Iannelli

Chicago Cultural Center    michigan ave/downtown
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
http://www.chicagoculturalcenter.org
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jeff Wall, Rodney Graham, Stan Douglas, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Ana Mendieta: Think First, Shoot Later

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
Opening added over 1 year ago


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd MCA: Teen Day: May 18

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop added over 1 year ago

MCA Teen Day: 21Minus Saturday, May 18, 12 – 5 pm Free for teens and their families   The Teen Creative Agency (TCA) is an exciting program at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago that partners with local teens. As the culminating project for the second-year TCA members, the students are hosting a Teen Day at the MCA called 21Minus. Interested in participatory and collaborative experiences...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd David Salle: Ghost Paintings

The Arts Club of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
201 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-3997
http://www.artsclubchicago.org
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


MAY 20TH, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Book release - RE: things in the lap

PEREGRINEPROGRAM    other (outside main areas)
3311 W Carroll Ave. #119
Chicago, IL 60624
http://www.peregrineprogram.com
1:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago


MAY 21ST, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd MCA Curator Tour: Amalia Pica: May 21

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

MCA Curator Tour: Amalia Pica Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12pm Free with museum admission   Visitors are invited to walk through the current Amalia Pica exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago with Julie Rodrigues Widholm, the MCA Pamela Alper Associate Curator, and learn about the criteria and ideas that guided their selection of artworks. Curator tour groups meet by the admissions d...   [more]


MAY 23RD, 2013
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Stephen Dwoskin: MCA: BOW Film Screening: Stephen Dwoskin: May 23 & 25

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
312.280.2660
http://www.mcachicago.org/
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Screening added over 1 year ago

MCA: Bodies of Work Festival: Film Screening:  Four Films by Stephen Dwoskin Thursday, May 23 & Saturday, May 25, 2013 Free with museum admission   Stephen Dwoskin was a prominent member of the avant-garde in New York in the 60’s and later in London.  He made films that scrutinize the body and its discontents, rooted partly in his long struggle with polio. Emotionally intense, often with litt...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tomoaki Suzuki: Solo Show

The Art Institute of Chicago    michigan ave/downtown
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312-443-3600
http://www.artic.edu
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Opening added over 1 year ago



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