Arts

Project for Puerto Rico's artisans signed in Humboldt Park's National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

Date: 
05/11/2018
SignAgree

Focusing on preserving the culture, traditions and arts and promoting artisans living in Puerto Rico, an agreement for a new project,  The Artisan Project and More (“Proyecto Artesano y Mas”) was signed Thursday, May 10, by Billy Ocasio, Executive Director, National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC) and Carlos R. Ruiz, Executive Director, Puerto Rico’s Institute of Culture (PRIC).

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Save a Milwaukee Ave. building for artists: LatinX Nation benefit and art auction

Date: 
05/04/2018
LatinX

Do you fight to keep a popular art gallery and event space along with a movie theatre, second gallery and artist studios or do you sit back and watch another cherished historic building turned over to a developer for another non-arts space along Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park?

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Chicago International Film Festival: Poster Design Competition announced

Date: 
04/09/2018
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With the tagline "Everybody Loves Movies," one submission in the Cinema/Chicago 54th Chicago International Film Festival poster design competition will be

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"Red" is theme for open call at Jackson Junge Gallery

Date: 
01/12/2018
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All artists using any media are eligible to submit entries in Jackson Junge Gallery's exhibition Red to open on March 9 at 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. 

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Fernwey: An eclectically curated art gallery

Date: 
12/27/2017
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Fernwey, 916 N Damen Ave., located in Ukrainian Village, is a cozy artist-run gallery

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Call for Entries: "Not Just Drawing: A Line With Intent"

Date: 
12/21/2017
OpinionsTangle

With the intent to invite thoughtful exploration of a series of questions, ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen Ave., has a call for entries in any medium for a February 28 to March 24, 2018, exhibition, Not Just Drawing: A Line With Intent

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WOW Frequency Exhibition celebrates the holidays with limited edition work

Date: 
12/11/2017
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A WOW Frequency Exhibition brings together a diverse group of artists in a limited edition art sale and celebration of the holiday and community, thanks to Iwona Biedermann of DreamBox Gallery in collaboration with Cup & Spoon, 2415 W. North Ave., in the WOW (west of western) District.

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Two successes one more to go: "In The 'Hood"

Date: 
11/18/2017
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The In The Hood's heavily attended opening in Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Nov. 10 was followed on Sunday by a crowd at Rick Kogan's story telling session. This Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 to 4 p.m.

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Jackson Junge Gallery's celebration of Chicago neighborhoods opens Friday

Date: 
11/08/2017
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In The 'Hood, a celebration of Chicago's diversity and richness through its neighborhoods, opens Friday, November 10,

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Grant opportunities for individual artists

Date: 
10/15/2017
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The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Individual Artists  Program (IAP) grants application guidelines and registration will be available

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Art with a message and a smile: Beejoir and Mau Mau's "Foreign Policy"

Date: 
07/21/2017
3Monkeys

Satirical, political, irreverent…three words that describe the work of two Brits who have a twinkle in their eyes as they speak of their messages on walls and in collections around the world signed with their street names, Beejoir and Mau Mau. Foreign Policy is their joint show which remains open through July 29 in Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western. 

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Shibari featured at Jackson Junge Gallery

Date: 
07/16/2017
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One Wall 2017 opens with a Shibari piece named "Caught" by Averie at Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. It will remain on display through July 27. 

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Performance Artists Opportunity: "mo - men - tum" ARC's 1st Annual Performance Festival

Date: 
07/08/2017
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A call for performance artists to be included in mo-men-tum, the First Annual Performance Festival

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Window closing: High Concept Labs Artist Program opportunity

Date: 
06/09/2017
ArtImage

The window will close on June 15 for artists to apply for the four-month High Concept Labs (HCL) Fall Sponsored Artist Program,

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DCASE encourages participation in Chicago's Year of Public Art

Date: 
04/25/2017
PublicArt

In this the Year of Public Art, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is sending out deadline reminders for the 50x50 initiative and the Public Art Youth Corps project. 

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"Opposition": Artists comment on today's chaos

Date: 
04/14/2017
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Opposition at Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park, addresses many issues of the day, like the rallies that have had people swarming in plazas and streets across the country during the last several months. 

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Blek le Rat: An interview and his art

Date: 
04/02/2017
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Known internationally as the creator of life-sized stenciled graffiti, Blek le Rat (Xavier Prou) has some of his work filling the walls of Vertical Gallery,

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Proterfield and Weaver: Morality Tales at Firecat Projects

Date: 
03/08/2017
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Thanks to Firecat Project's Stan Klein, Mary Porterfield and Kathy Weaver were paired in this thoughtful, timely and emotionally charged exhibit Morality Tales, 2124 N. Damen, open until Mar. 18.

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Digital images take many forms at ARC Gallery

Date: 
01/21/2017
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Three artists show how digital media can provide different impressions in the January ARC Gallery Show, 2156 N. Damen, through Jan. 28 in Bucktown.

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50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project applications open

Date: 
01/12/2017
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Declaring 2017 as the "Year of Public Art," Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has opened the application process

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