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Queer-Inn-producers-announce-inaugural-installation-unveiling-upcoming-website

  Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ...


 
Neon-and-Light-Museum-pop-up-to-start-Sept-9-

  Neon and Light Museum pop-up to start Sept. 9

The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around approximately 70 professional neon and light-based sculptures in an exhibition opening in River North at 325 W. Huron St. (formerly the ...


 
Barbara-Krugers-works-to-be-part-of-Art-on-theMART-

  Barbara Kruger's works to be part of 'Art on theMART'

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART announced a major new addition to its fall program: a projection by renowned conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. The projection will be shown ...


 
New-mural-by-artist-Molly-Costello-celebrates-diverse-Andersonville-neighborhood-

  New mural by artist Molly Costello celebrates diverse Andersonville neighborhood

Residents and visitors of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood are enjoying a colorful new mural by Chicago artist Molly Costello (they/them or she/her) that celebrates the diverse lives in the community. ...


 
Concert-for-Love-and-Acceptance-features-LGBTQ-artists-allies

  'Concert for Love and Acceptance' features LGBTQ artists, allies

Country music artist and philanthropist Ty Herndon, in partnership with CMT, held his annual Concert For Love & Acceptance on June 30. Presented virtually as an exclusive live streaming event, performances included Herndon, Brothers Osborne, Kristin ...


 
Cleve-Carney-Museum-of-Art-to-honor-Frida-Kahlos-birthday

  Cleve Carney Museum of Art to honor Frida Kahlo's birthday

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will honor the birthday of iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in two unique ways this summer on ...


 
Bienen-School-of-Music-launches-Black-Composer-Showcase-series

  Bienen School of Music launches 'Black Composer Showcase' series

The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University has launched a new series of videos featuring performances of art songs and chamber music by Black composers. The three-part Black Composer Showcase series (consisting of "Chicago Connections," ...


 
Brave-Space-Alliance-unveils-mural

  Brave Space Alliance unveils mural

On June 25, Brave Space Alliance (BSA) unveiled a mural honoring influential community members who have championed advocacy for Chicago's trans community. The mural, by Saul Palos Rodriguez, features the late Lois L. Bates, Sky Cubacub, ...


 
Chicago-Where-comics-came-to-life-1880-1960-at-Chicago-Cultural-Center-

  "Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" at Chicago Cultural Center

--From a press release

"Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" opens Saturday, June 19 at Chicago Cultural Center. The new exhibition celebrates Chicago as the comics capital of the world. Current exhibitions include ...


 
Siskel-Film-Center-to-reopen-Aug-6-

  Siskel Film Center to reopen Aug. 6

After closing its doors March 14, 2020 due to COVID-19, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., will reopen for in-person screenings Friday, Aug. 6. With ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Museum-provides-WNDR-ful-experiences-for-all-ages

  ATTRACTIONS Museum provides WNDR-ful experiences for all ages

WNDR Museum—an original immersive art and technology experience—is in the city's West Loop neighborhood, at 1130 W. Monroe St. The 10,000-square-foot museum is filled with interactive artworks by cutting edge ...


 
Actor-artist-creates-huge-mural-for-new-Steppenwolf-center

  Actor/artist creates huge mural for new Steppenwolf center

Chicago-based artist/actor Tony Fitzpatrick has created a massive mural for the exterior of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new Arts and Education Center, 1646 N. Halsted St. Commissioned by Steppenwolf as a highly visible public-art installation for th ...


 
Buffalo-Grove-holds-Pride-Drive

  Buffalo Grove holds Pride Drive

On June 6, a Pride Drive took place in Buffalo Grove. More than 100 residential and commercial properties were decorated with pride decor, balloon art by Balloons by Tommy, music, rainbow treats and more. The Pride ...


 
ARTS-Black-Tie-and-Sneaker-Ball-on-July-9

  ARTS 'Black Tie and Sneaker Ball' on July 9

The Art of Giving Foundation—dedicated to funding local art programs and artists in need of seed funding to launch or maintain social initiative programs that benefit their communities—announced its second annual fundraising gala, the "Black Tie ...


 
Steppenwolf-announces-The-Loft-youth-art-competition

  Steppenwolf announces The Loft, youth art competition

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021)—Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, is excited to announce initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the ...


 
Loving-The-Exhibition-A-Photographic-History-of-Men-in-Love-1850s-1950s

  Loving: The Exhibition, A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s

--From a press release

Hogarth Worldwide (https://www.hogarthww.com), world leader in creative production, will host the inaugural exhibition for LOVING. A Photographic History of Men in Love in their 30,000 square foot facility in midtown ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-June-5-Sept-6-in-Glen-Ellyn

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will host "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Featuring 26 original works on ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-DCASE-announce-Chicago-summer-events

  Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce Chicago summer events

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Choose Chicago, and Chicago's cultural community today announced "Open Culture" — the next phase of ...


 
Art-on-theMART-to-project-Obamas-Frida-Kahlo

  Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions to its summer program: The Obama Portraits (debuting June 17) and Frida Kahlo (starting July 5). ...


 
ART-Terra-Foundation-awards-25M-for-permanent-collection-projects

  ART Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects

The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural organizations throughout the country. These grants support projects through the foundation's new two-year exhibition grant initiative ...


 
Old-Town-Art-Fair-returns-June-12-13-pre-registration-opens-Saturday

  Old Town Art Fair returns June 12, 13, pre-registration opens Saturday

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — The Old Town Art Fair (OTAF) and its sponsoring organization, the Old Town Triangle Association (OTTA) celebrated the announcement from Mayor Lori Lightfoot and DCASE that the Old Town Art Fair will return ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-to-reopen-May-14

  DePaul Art Museum to reopen May 14

With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, DePaul Art Museum will reopen to in-person viewing Friday, May 14. A pair of exhibitions—"LatinXAmerican" and "Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli"—will be on display through ...


 
SAIC-hosts-Debunking-Conversion-Therapy-virtual-panel

  SAIC hosts 'Debunking Conversion Therapy' virtual panel

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) hosted a virtual panel, "Debunking Conversion Therapy," on April 23 that focused on how people have been negatively impacted by conversion therapy, what the Bible says and ...


 
Queer-health-sciences-art-U-of-Michigan-students-translate-research-through-art

  Queer health sciences art: U of Michigan students translate research through art

ANN ARBOR—Tanaka Chavanduka was inspired to reconsider his communication methods after a trip to a national conference on HIV in Washington, D.C. While there, he also visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of ...


 
ART-Immersive-Van-Gogh-to-now-continue-through-Nov-28-

  ART 'Immersive Van Gogh' to now continue through Nov. 28

Due to popular demand, the U.S. premiere of the art experience "Immersive Van Gogh" exhibit will extend its run to Nov. 28 after having sold out the current block of tickets. It was originally extended through ...


 
Movie-about-art-sensation-born-into-slavery-to-premiere-April-16-

  Movie about art sensation born into slavery to premiere April 16

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts—a film about a man who was born into slavery, and whose works became sensations in the art world—will premiere Friday, April 16, in local virtual cinemas of Music Box Theatre and Facets. ...


 
First-US-exhibition-of-Greek-20th-century-artist-Yannis-Tsarouchis-Dancing-in-Real-Life-May-7

  First U.S. exhibition of Greek 20th-century artist Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life May 7

--From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL — April 2, 2021) — Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910—1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the ...


 
ART-Quantum-Mirror-on-Michigan-Avenue-through-April-20-

  ART 'Quantum Mirror' on Michigan Avenue through April 20

Get ready for an innovative, immersive experience. "Quantum Mirror," by artist Adrian Stein, is a 300-square-foot space in Artspace 8, on the third floor of 900 N. Michigan Ave. It will run through at least April ...


 
Victory-Gardens-names-artists-for-Black-Monologues-part-of-Black-Beauty-Fest

  Victory Gardens names artists for Black Monologues, part of Black Beauty Fest

--From a Victory Gardens Theater press release

Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater, in partnership with The Black Women's Expo and Black Owned Chicago, presents the 5th Edition of the Black Beauty Festival (BBF), April 10-11, 2021. Offered virtually for the first time, Black ...


 
CHM-to-explore-work-of-photographer-Vivian-Maier-

  CHM to explore work of photographer Vivian Maier

The Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., is featuring a collection of many never-before-seen works by world-renowned photographer Vivian Maier in an upcoming exhibition, "Vivian Maier: In Color," opening to the public May 8. "The ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Astrographics-Mapplethorpe-and-more-

  Five Worth Finding: 'Astrographics,' 'Mapplethorpe' and more

—'Astrographics' at theMart (starting April 1): Art on theMART (at what used to be known as Merchandise Mart) will resume projections Thursday, April 1, with the world premiere of Astrographics—a ...


 
National-Museum-of-Mexican-Art-to-show-unity-themed-short-

  National Museum of Mexican Art to show unity-themed short

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) is inviting the public to a virtual screening of the unity-themed, award-winning animated short "Color of Tomorrow" as part of its Storytellers 4 Unity Film Forum. The virtual screening ...


 
EXPO-CHICAGO-announces-galleries-programs-for-EXPO-CHGO-ONLINE-April-8-12

  EXPO CHICAGO announces galleries, programs for EXPO CHGO ONLINE April 8-12

CHICAGO—EXPO CHICAGO today announced the participating galleries and program schedule for EXPO CHGO ONLINE (April 8—12, 2021), a curated digital exposition of contemporary and modern art complemented by five days ...


 
New-LGBTQ-film-ART-AND-PEP-launches-website

  New LGBTQ film, ART AND PEP, launches website

--From a press release

CHICAGO—A teaser and website for the new film ART AND PEP was just released, giving a first glimpse into the documentary that will feature the life and love of LGBTQ+ civil rights leaders, Art Johnston and ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Oscars-art-Billie-Jean-King-Billy-Eichner-Randy-Rainbow

  SHOWBIZ Oscars art, Billie Jean King, Billy Eichner, Randy Rainbow

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the campaign art for the 93rd Oscars, an ABC press release noted. The 2021 campaign illustrates this year's tagline, "Bring Your Movie Love," celebrating our global appreciation ...


 
177-IL-organizations-document-COVID-19-stories-support-racial-equity-work-

  177 IL organizations document COVID-19 stories, support racial equity work

--From a press release

CHICAGO — A report detailing the hardships and successes of 177 Illinois-based community organizations underscores the need for more support in protecting our social fabric in a post-COVID world. Illinois Humanities, the Illinois affiliate to the ...


 
-LGBTQ-Intergenerational-Dialogue-Project-connects-youth-elders-in-conversation

  LGBTQ+ Intergenerational Dialogue Project connects youth, elders in conversation

A chance encounter in 2019 has blossomed into an intergenerational dialogue project that brings together younger and older LGBTQ folks. Adam Greteman, a gay philosopher and School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) faculty member, ...


 
Del-LaGrace-Volcano-exhibit-at-Center-on-Halsted-through-end-of-April-

  Del LaGrace Volcano exhibit at Center on Halsted through end of April

An exhibit featuring the works of genderqueer artist Del LaGrace Volcano will be displayed at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., until Sunday, March 28. Volcano (they/them) has created images that defy gender norms and ...


 
LGBTQ-heroes-postage-stamp-campaign-launched

  LGBTQ heroes postage stamp campaign launched

--From a press release

San Diego, CA: The United States oldest LGBTQ organization; the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965), and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization; the National LGBTQ Task ...


 
ART-Immersive-Van-Gogh-extended-through-Sept-6-in-Chicago-

  ART 'Immersive Van Gogh' extended through Sept. 6 in Chicago

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago—a new venue within Chicago's recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, 108 W. Germania Pl.—will extend the dates of the U.S. premiere of the art experience "Immersive Van ...


 
Howard-Brown-museum-partner-for-no-cost-COVID-testing-in-Pilsen-

  Howard Brown, museum partner for no-cost COVID testing in Pilsen

Howard Brown Health and the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) have announced a partnership to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing in Pilsen. The new testing site will be embedded inside the NMMA, 1852 W. 19th St., ...


 
Comics-CAKE-postponed-to-2022-

  Comics: CAKE postponed to 2022

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) has been postponed to 2022. In an open letter, organizers stated, "While we are encouraged that the State of Illinois has, as of this writing, administered COVID-19 vaccine doses to ...


 
FLXST-opening-exhibit-featuring-artists-of-color-on-Feb-13-

  FLXST opening exhibit featuring artists of color on Feb. 13

FLXST Contemporary, 2251 S. Michigan Ave.—a fine arts and photography gallery as well as an arts incubator—will open its first 2021 group show, "Against Impossibility," on Saturday, Feb. 13, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The ...


 
Sisters-in-Cinema-groundbreaking-Ceremony-promises-access-training-in-South-Shore

  Sisters in Cinema groundbreaking Ceremony promises access, training in South Shore

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL - South Shore will soon have access to a state-of-the art media facility now that a local organization has begun construction on its new brick-and-mortar home. Sisters in Cinema, a 501(c)3 dedicated to celebrating ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-observes-Black-History-Month-

  National AIDS Memorial observes Black History Month

During Black History Month, the National AIDS Memorial is honoring Black lives lost to AIDS with a specially curated selection of 56 blocks of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt), a press release announced. "This virtual ...


 
Joffrey-Ballet-artists-create-video-installation-

  Joffrey Ballet artists create video installation

The Joffrey Ballet announced that a dynamic video installation featuring members of the company will animate the acclaimed 150 Media Stream public art exhibition at 150 N. Riverside Plaza as the inaugural output of Action Lines. ...


 
Draw-With-Me-follows-trans-teen-whos-Jennifer-Lopezs-nibling-director-reflects

  'Draw With Me' follows trans teen who's Jennifer Lopez's nibling; director reflects

Draw With Me—an official Oscar entry for Documentary Short Subject—is the story of talented teen artist Brendon Scholl, who identifies as trans non-binary and whose art has been a vital outlet for self expression. The movie—created ...


 
OP-ED-Gormans-inauguration-poem-has-Black-women-talking

  OP-ED Gorman's inauguration poem has Black women talking

Amanda Gorman mesmerized a nation with her inauguration poem "The Hill We Climb." The beauty of her presence and the power of her words captured a country battle-scarred and looking for a lifeline. "After four years ...


 
Disability-Culture-Leadership-Initiative-launches-online-hub-with-Chicago-artists-

  Disability Culture Leadership Initiative launches online hub with Chicago artists

--From a 3Arts press release

CHICAGO, IL (Jan. 15, 2021)— 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, announced today the launch of the Disability Culture Leadership Initiative (DCLI), featuring a new online platform created to elevate ...


 
Tribute-event-to-honor-Chicagos-first-Cultural-Historian-Jan-28

  Tribute event to honor Chicago's first Cultural Historian Jan. 28

--From a City of Chicago press release

CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced a tribute event to honor Chicago's first Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson. Samuelson recently retired after 3 ...


 
THEATER-About-Face-airing-festival-with-Black-LGBTQ-artists-

  THEATER About Face airing festival with Black LGBTQ+ artists

About Face Theatre is launching its 25th season with Kickback—an online festival of 10 newly commissioned short plays and performances by Black LGBTQ+ artists, inspired by the Rebuild Foundation's collections at the Stony Island Arts Bank. ...


 
BOOKS-ART-Local-man-releases-sketches-by-famous-artist-uncle

  BOOKS/ART Local man releases sketches by famous artist uncle

Cuban American painter Gustavo Ojeda (1958—89) is best known for lush and meditative urban nightscapes that brought him recognition in the 1980s downtown New York art scene. He exhibited works alongside artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, ...


 
Play-development-series-seeks-new-plays-authored-by-artists-of-color-

  Play development series seeks new plays authored by artists of color

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) Calling all bold, imaginative new plays authored by artists of color for Future Labs—Goodman Theatre's newest artistic program to develop works authored and directed by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, AAPI and other artists of co ...


 
Day-Without-Art-Transmissions-launches-online-Nov-30

  Day With(out) Art: Transmissions launches online Nov. 30

--From a press release

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 — Visual AIDS, the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS and HIV awareness through dialogue, art exhibitions and public forums, announces their ...


 
Hyde-Park-Art-Center-gala-Nov-21

  Hyde Park Art Center gala Nov. 21

Hyde Park Art Center will present its annual gala—held for the first time virtually—on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 3-4 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m. with the Centerpiece program at 7-8 p.m, and afternoon and evening programming geared ...


 
57th-Street-Art-Fair-to-return-next-June

  57th Street Art Fair to return next June

The 74th annual 57th Street Art Fair is slated to return June 5-6, 2021. The free event is the Midwest's oldest juried art fair, featuring nearly 200 artists, live music, kids' activities and a food court. ...


 
The-African-American-Arts-Alliance-announces-2020-Black-Excellence-Awards-

  The African American Arts Alliance announces 2020 Black Excellence Awards

--From a press release

Chicago, IL—The African American Arts Alliance (AAAA) will host the 20th annual Black Excellence Awards, an evening celebrating Black artists, Black voices, and Black stories across artistic disciplines, on November 10, 2020 at 7pm. The 2020 ...


 
Arts-in-the-Dark-Halloween-Parade-this-year-a-drive-through

  Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, this year a drive-through

--From a Chicago Park District press release

CHICAGO: LUMA8, in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), the Chicago Park District and Presenting Sponsor, the Blommer Chocolate Company, is pleased to announce Arts in the Dark - an UPSIDE ...


 
All-Souls-to-the-Polls-concerts-to-help-fund-GOTV-efforts

  "All Souls to the Polls" concerts to help fund GOTV efforts

--From a press release

Chicago, IL—Adding art to the urgency of ensuring a robust voter turnout for what all consider to be 'the most important election of our lifetimes, more than 50 artists and activists from 50 states have created ...


 
Natl-AIDS-Memorial-to-launch-50-state-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-Virtual-Exhibition

  Nat'l AIDS Memorial to launch 50-state AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO (October 9, 2020) — The National AIDS Memorial is announcing a virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt) that will feature more than 10,000 Quilt panels representing all 50 state and U.S. ...


 
Twelve-northern-Illinois-arts-organizations-receive-grants

  Twelve northern Illinois arts organizations receive grants

ComEd and the League of Chicago Theatres announced grants of up to $10,000 each to 12 non-profit arts organizations throughout northern Illinois to support the arts and encourage creativity. ComEd and the League, an alliance of ...


 
Art-and-Social-Progress-Oct-14-

  'Art and Social Progress' Oct. 14

In concert with its ongoing virtual exhibition, "Anthem," Weinberg/Newton Gallery has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to present the virtual panel discussion "Art and Social Progress: Creating a Better ...


 
Artist-Sarp-Kerem-Yavuz-talks-career-online-auction-COVID-19

  Artist Sarp Kerem Yavuz talks career, online auction, COVID-19

When Sarp Kerem Yavuz was 5, he drew a boat with smiling passengers and a caption that read "The boat that was curious about what was under the sea." "I distinctly remember thinking about the internal ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-incidents-governors-It-Gets-Better-Keith-Haring-Gloria-Trevi

  NATIONAL Trans incidents, governors, It Gets Better, Keith Haring, Gloria Trevi

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourned the loss of Aerrion Burnett, a 37-year-old Black trans woman from Independence, Missouri who was found dead of a gunshot wound Sept. 19, a press release noted ...


 
Artist-led-Retreat-to-provide-platform-for-creatives-in-food-music-art

  Artist-led "Retreat" to provide platform for creatives in food, music, art

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Rebuild Foundation, the arts, education and cultural development organization founded by artist Theaster Gates, and Dorchester Industries today announced the opening of "RETREAT," an artist-led activation aimed at ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Tom-of-Finland-help-for-renters-Batwoman

  Five Worth Finding: Tom of Finland, help for renters, 'Batwoman'

—Rentervention (https://lcbh.org/get-legal-help/rentervention): This webpage begins with a daunting statistic: Each year, more than 20,000 people are evicted from their homes in Chicago. Rentervention—a part of the ...


 
MCA-Chicago-receives-25M-grant-from-Mellon

  MCA Chicago receives $2.5M grant from Mellon

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago received a $2.5-million award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—the largest in the venue's history. In a statement, the MCA said the grant "will enable the museum to take ...


 
EXPO-Chicago-hosting-EXHIBITION-Weekend-Sept-24-27

  EXPO Chicago hosting EXHIBITION Weekend Sept. 24-27

EXPO Chicago has announced EXHIBITION Weekend (Sept. 24—27)—a digital initiative showcasing Chicago-based exhibitions, curatorial projects and artist programs through virtual studio visits, exhibition and gallery tours; ...


 
Series-to-celebrate-Mexican-artist-Frida-Kahlo-

  Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a monthly series of events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kicking off the series, ...


 
PHOTOGRAPHY-Lisa-A-Frank-talks-career-inspirations-Springboard-Arts-Chicago-installation

  PHOTOGRAPHY Lisa A. Frank talks career, inspirations, Springboard Arts Chicago installation

Fifteen years ago, Lisa A. Frank's professional world changed forever when she was fired from a job designing textiles for Ralph Lauren. The very next day, Frank went out and bought a digital camera and "never ...


 
ART-LGBTQ-installation-on-display-in-Chicago-Cultural-Center-

  ART LGBTQ+ installation on display in Chicago Cultural Center

The final pieces of Sam Kirk's latest art installation are on display in the Chicago Cultural Center until the end of September. In honor of Pride, Kirk's installation began as a way to pay tribute to ...


 
WORLD-Tom-of-Finland-India-items-Denmark-legislation-PrEP-study

  WORLD Tom of Finland, India items, Denmark legislation, PrEP study

The works of the iconic Finnish artist Tom of Finland will be exhibited in Japan for the first time ever, a press release noted. The exhibition is the result of a collaboration between the Finnish Institute ...


 
American-Art-Awards-names-25-best-American-galleries-museums

  American Art Awards names 25 best American galleries, museums

By Thom Bierdz

This is the 12th anniversary for the American Art Awards organization who decides the 25 Best American Galleries and Museums each May. Decisions are based upon years established, industry reputation, online buzz, location, size, socially relevant ...


 





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