On September 19, 2009, the West Chicago City Museum, located at 132 Main Street in West Chicago, will open its doors to the third annual artXposium, a multimedia art experience, in collaboration with People Made Visible, Inc. Local, national and international artists will come together to display a variety of art work ranging from traditional media, to interactive and multimedia installations.
In addition to the West Chicago City Museum, artXposium events and exhibitions will take place in Gallery 200, Main Street Storefronts, the 19th century CB&Q Depot, the West Chicago City Museum and the West Chicago Public Library District. Saturday, September 19th the exhibition opens at 11am, and features a guided tour at 2pm. Saturday evening from 5 to 10 pm will feature a closing reception with an artist talk by Danish Artist in Residence, Berit Nørgaard, performances by Alison Rhoades, Core Project, Kathryn Born and John & Mandy Rakow, along with food, drinks, and a silent auction. (Full program available at artxposium.org.)
Featured artists and performers include:
Lise Haller Baggesen, Kathryn Born, Jessica Bruah, Tom Burtonwood, Andrew Coppersmith, Core Project, Stephanie Dean, Adam Farcus, Benjamin Funke, Valerie J. Gordon, Annie Heckman, Anni Holm, Holly Holmes, Nate Mathews, Sara Peak, Irene Pérez, John Rakow, Mandy Rakow, Brian Reis, Alison Rhoades, Rachel Weaver Rivera, Ingrida Slajuvienne, Christopher Smith, Ted Strandt, Allison Yasukawa, Colin & Emily York
artXposium is curated by Anni Holm and Irene Pérez and organized in conjunction with the West Chicago International Artist in Residency Program featuring Berit Nørgaard’s project: If I Can Do It - You Can Do It Too.