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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Peter Skvara: Approaches

Andrew Rafacz Gallery    west loop/west town
835 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607
August 1st - September 5th - closing tomorrow
added about 1 month ago

ANDREW RAFACZ is pleased to announce Approaches, a solo exhibition of new work by Peter Skvara in Gallery One. Chicago, IL, August 1, 2015– ANDREW RAFACZ concludes summer 2015 with Approaches, a solo exhibition of new paintings and installation by Peter Skvara. The exhibition continues through Saturday, September 5, 2015. Imagine a cry for help transmitted through fog and panic only to g...   [more]

Opening: August 1st   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Out of Office

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)    michigan ave/downtown
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
May 23rd - September 6th - closing in 2 days
added 5 months ago

Scanning, copying, scheduling, saving receipts—these simple organizational tasks become the focal point in Out of Office, a small exhibition that highlights five works from the MCA Collection. By transforming commonplace objects through shifts in scale and unexpected uses of materials, these artists raise questions about the increasingly prevalent role of economic transactions and technology...   [more]

Opening: May 23rd   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Geof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art    suburbs
Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
September 11th - September 11th - closing in 7 days
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The Block Museum is proud to present the first solo museum exhibition of the work of Chicago-based artist Geof Oppenheimer. Opening in September 2015, the exhibition will feature two new works commissioned by the Block, including a large sculptural project, occupying the museum’s Main Gallery, and the video, Drama, on continuous view in the Alsdorf Gallery. With each of these new works, Geof Oppen...   [more]

Opening: September 11th   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo

The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago    south side
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
February 17th - September 13th - closing in 9 days
added about 1 year ago

How did modern Cairo come to be? Unlike many cities in Egypt which originated during ancient Pharaonic or Greco-Roman times, Cairo is a relatively young city. The first permanent urban settlement began only in 641 AD but it grew quickly into a sprawling capital city. This exhibit highlights the diversity of people who were the first to make Old Cairo their home. In the exhibit, visitors will exp...   [more]

Opening: February 17th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mini Exhibit: Cairo in Chicago

The Oriental Institute at University of Chicago    south side
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60649
April 2nd - September 13th - closing in 9 days
added 5 months ago

“Street in Cairo” was one of the most popular attractions on the Midway of the World’s Columbian Exposition, held just a block from the University of Chicago campus in 1893. The Egyptian attraction at the exposition was composed of “Street in Cairo” that replicated examples of architecture from the heart of the medieval city, including a mosque and a mausoleum. Adja...   [more]

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