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Photos-of-Chicagos-Daniel-Sotomayor-included-in-new-Smithsonian-exhibit

  Photos of Chicago's Daniel Sotomayor included in new Smithsonian exhibit

The Smithsonian's first gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of American History, NBC News noted. Billed as a precursor to a national Latino museum ...


 
Gloria-Allen-screening-gathering-to-take-place-June-23

  Gloria Allen screening/gathering to take place June 23

A film screening/community gathering to honor the late trans icon Gloria Allen (also known as Mama Gloria) will take place Thursday, June 23, 6-8 p.m., at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
ART-Immersive-Monet-in-Chicago-starting-June-17

  ART 'Immersive Monet' in Chicago starting June 17

Vincent Van Gogh and Frido Kahlo have gotten the "Immersive" treatment. Now, it's time for the public to experience Claude Monet and fellow Impressionists. Lighthouse Immersive is shifting its focus to the Impressionist movement of the ...


 
American-Art-Awards-issues-national-honors-for-2022-

  American Art Awards issues national honors for 2022

The American Art Awards has selected the 20 Best American Galleries and Museums for 2022. Among other criteria, selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online interest, location, size ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-unveils-Pride-mural-at-Walsh-Park

  Howard Brown Health unveils Pride mural at Walsh Park

On May 25, Howard Brown Health unveiled a mural celebrating Pride month, in collaboration with local artist David Anthony Geary. The unveiling took place at Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave. Wintrust Bank's ongoing community partnership ...


 
Artist-Rick-Sindt-explores-queer-desire-and-pornography-in-Skin-Remembers-

  Artist Rick Sindt explores queer desire and pornography in 'Skin Remembers'

Rick Sindt, a Chicago-based artist who recently moved to St. Louis, explores the discovery and development of queer attraction in his exhibit "Skin Remembers." Sindt transforms pornographic stills, repurposing them into images of intimacy. Sindt recently ...


 
EMERGENCE-Intersections-at-the-Center-exhibit-highlights-queer-community-art

  'EMERGENCE: Intersections at the Center' exhibit highlights queer community art

South Side Community Art Center's (SSCAC) newest exhibition explores the center's role in uplifting and supporting a community of queer Black creators through a collection of their art from the 1940s through the 1980s. "Bringing black ...


 
Quiz-program-Wait-Wait-to-start-taping-June-16-at-the-Studebaker

  Quiz program 'Wait, Wait' to start taping June 16 at the Studebaker

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, will resume live audience recordings Thursday, June 16, in a new Chicago home: the historic Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 401 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
57th-Street-Art-Fair-marking-75th-anniversary-on-June-4-5

  57th Street Art Fair marking 75th anniversary on June 4-5

The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest's oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration on June 4-5 featuring nearly 200 artists, live music presented by Buddy Guy's Legends, and a ...


 
Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-to-present-Unimaginable-on-May-20-22

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present 'Unimaginable' on May 20-22

The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present the spring show "CGMC: Unimaginable," on May 20-22 at three Chicagoland venues. The performances will take place Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m. at Chicago's Athenaeum Center for Thought ...


 
The-Other-Art-Fair-returns-to-the-Loop

  The Other Art Fair returns to the Loop

The Other Art Fair returned to Chicago April 21-24 at Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market, for collectors, artists and art lovers with original works of art from more than 100 emerging artists. Just a few ...


 
It-Was-Vulgar-and-It-Was-Beautiful-explores-art-collectives-part-in-HIV-AIDS-activism

  'It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful' explores art collective's part in HIV/AIDS activism

In Jack Lowery's book, It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful: How AIDS Activists Used Art to Fight a Pandemic, the historian shares how the art collective Gran Fury utilized community-made propaganda to address the HIV/AIDS ...


 
Gay-artist-couple-among-Mayors-Medal-of-Honor-recipients-

  Gay artist couple among Mayor's Medal of Honor recipients

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced the winners of the 2022 Mayor's Medal of Honor. The Mayor's Medal of Honor is an annual award presented by the Mayor to honorees who have demonstrated a passionate commitment ...


 
ONE-Archives-running-exhibit-of-vintage-LGBTQ-activist-posters

  ONE Archives running exhibit of vintage LGBTQ+ activist posters

Los Angeles-based ONE Archives Foundation announced "Days of Rage, a web-based multimedia exhibit featuring newly digitized LGBTQ+ activist posters from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries. The exhibit, which has launched ...


 
The-Other-Art-Fair-to-take-place-in-the-Loop-on-April-21-24

  The Other Art Fair to take place in the Loop on April 21-24

The Other Art Fair returns to Chicago April 21-24 at Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market, for collectors, artists and art lovers with original works of art from 110+ emerging artists. The fair, now in its ...


 
Black-LGBTQ-community-leaders-honored-at-Art-Soul-Salon-and-Sneaker-Gala-

  Black LGBTQ+ community leaders honored at Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala

Social-justice agency Lorde, Rustin & Bates and Fahrenheit Chicago hosted the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala April 13 at Theater on the Lake (2401 N Lake Shore Dr.). The event featured performances from singer ...


 
Alan-Turing-King-Roger-part-of-Chicago-OperaTheaters-2022-23-season

  'Alan Turing,' 'King Roger' part of Chicago OperaTheater's 2022-23 season

-- From a press release

April 14, 2022 (Chicago) — In anticipation of 2023 marking the 50th year of Chicago Opera Theater (COT) producing vital art in the Chicago community, the company proudly announces its 2022/23 season under the direction of ...


 
DANCE-Wired-focusing-on-barbed-wire-to-premiere-at-MCA-on-May-5-8

  DANCE 'Wired,' focusing on barbed wire, to premiere at MCA on May 5-8

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) will showcase the world premiere of Wired on May 5-8. Internationally recognized disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light will return to the stage to premiere its latest work. The work ...


 
Hundreds-attend-EXPO-Chicago-to-experience-contemporary-and-modern-art

  Hundreds attend EXPO Chicago to experience contemporary and modern art

EXPO Chicago, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art, drew hundreds of attendees for its ninth edition, which took place April 7-10 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall. Marking the exposition's first in-person return since its ...


 
Queer-Art-announces-grant-competition-for-Black-trans-women-visual-artists

  Queer|Art announces grant competition for Black trans women visual artists

NYC-based Queer|Art has announced The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists. Developed and named in partnership with Mariette Pathy Allen, Aaryn Lang and Serena Jara, this annual $10,000 grant—awarded to draw attention to an ...


 
Wrightwood-659-xhibits-explore-architecture-aocial-engagement-Japanese-Modern-Girls

  Wrightwood 659 xhibits explore architecture, aocial engagement, Japanese "Modern Girls"

-- From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL — March 31, 2022) Wrightwood 659 presents a trio of exhibitions opening May 6, 2022: AMERICAN FRAMING, a reinstallation of the U.S. entry in the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale; Rirkrit Tiravanija: (who's afraid of ...


 
Psycho-Bunny-menswear-features-collaboration-with-trans-artist

  Psycho Bunny menswear features collaboration with trans artist

As part of its Artist Series, the Psycho Bunny menswear store on the second floor of the 900 N. Michigan Ave. building is featuring a collaboration with Mich Miller, a trans artist with deep ties to ...


 
PERFORMANCE-Senior-focused-All-the-Sex-Ive-Ever-Had-at-MCA-on-March-24-30

  PERFORMANCE Senior-focused 'All the Sex I've Ever Had' at MCA on March 24-30

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 220 E. Chicago Ave., will host the Chicago premiere of All the Sex I've Ever Had, a trailblazing performance that features six real-world Chicagoans older than 62 sharing their most ...


 
Hyde-Park-Art-Center-offers-free-public-programs-exhibition-on-intimacy-and-queerness

  Hyde Park Art Center offers free public programs, exhibition on intimacy and queerness

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (March 18, 2022)—Hyde Park Art Center, announced a roster of free public programs for new major exhibition, Loving Repeating: New Work by Miller & Shellabarger, by married artists and longtime collaborators Dutes Miller and Stan ...


 
ART-Virgil-Catherine-Gallery-presenting-C-Overt-Observations-in-Hinsdale

  ART Virgil Catherine Gallery presenting 'C/Overt Observations' in Hinsdale

Virgil Catherine Gallery—at 45 S. Washington St., in Hinsdale—will host an artist reception for its latest exhibition, "C/Overt Observations," on Saturday, March 19, 5-8 p.m., spotlighting renowned art, fashion and ...


 
Sideshow-Theatre-Company-announces-2022-season

  Sideshow Theatre Company announces 2022 season

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (March 9, 2022) Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2022 season featuring the world premiere of Artistic Associate Brynne Frauenhoffer's brash, incisive comedy Pro-Am, directed by ...


 
21c-Museum-Chicago-hires-Top-Model-judge-Nigel-Barker-as-creative-director

  21c Museum Chicago hires 'Top Model' judge Nigel Barker as creative director

21c Museum Hotel Chicago, one of the newest hotels in downtown Chicago, announced renowned photographer and entrepreneur Nigel Barker—best known for his roles as photographer/judge on America's Next Top Model—as its new creative director. In ...


 
Chicago-Choral-Artists-to-present-Considering-Matthew-Shepard

  Chicago Choral Artists to present 'Considering Matthew Shepard

-- From a press release

Chicago Choral Artists will present Craig Hella Johnson's Considering Matthew Shepard in three performances: Friday, April 29, 7:30 PM at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1500 W. Belmont, Chicago Saturday, April 30, 7:30 PM at Grace Lutheran ...


 
Wrightwood-659-announces-trio-of-exhibitions-for-spring-2022

  Wrightwood 659 announces trio of exhibitions for spring 2022

-- From a press release

Wrightwood 659 announces three shows Opening May 6. The gallery is at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago. Exhibitions run Fridays and Saturdays, May 6 July 16, 2022. The exhibitions: American Framing Wrightwood 659 ...


 
Nick-Cave-to-bring-first-retrospective-to-MCA-Chicago

  Nick Cave to bring first retrospective to MCA Chicago

-- From a press release

CHICAGO The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announced that tickets for Nick Cave: Forothermore, the first career-spanning retrospective of internationally renowned, Chicago-based LGBTQ artist Nick Cave, will go ...


 
New-Immersive-Frida-Kahlo-exhibit-shows-the-joyful-woman-behind-the-art

  New Immersive Frida Kahlo exhibit shows the joyful woman behind the art

Frida Kahlo began painting to channel her pain as she recovered in a full-body cast for three months after being injured during a bus accident in 1922. Using vibrant colors, she visualized her physical pain through ...


 
Navy-Pier-to-host-Carnivale-Ale-Fest-Golden-Girls-expo-this-spring

  Navy Pier to host 'Carnivale,' Ale Fest, 'Golden Girls' expo this spring

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Navy Pier announced its full spring events schedule today, offering a wide range of events including cultural celebrations, the return of Chicago's premiere international art expo, and a first-of-its-kind tribute ...


 
Black-Creativity-Program-and-signature-Juried-Art-Exhibition-return-to-MSI-

  Black Creativity Program and signature Juried Art Exhibition return to MSI

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 16, 2022) — Black Creativity and its signature Juried Art Exhibition is open now through April 17 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI). MSI has hosted the annual celebration for more ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-LEGO-exhibit-Art-of-the-Brick-at-MSI-

  ATTRACTIONS LEGO exhibit 'Art of the Brick' at MSI

"The Art of the Brick," an exhibition featuring more than 100 incredible works of art made from millions of LEGO bricks, is at the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) through Sept. 5. Tickets are currently ...


 
ART-Moor-explores-Blackness-queerness-and-more-with-CCMA-exhibit

  ART Moor explores Blackness, queerness and more with CCMA exhibit

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA)—at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn, Illinois—is presenting "Ayanah Moor: I Wish I Could Be You More Often," through April 10. Moor is ...


 
EXPO-CHICAGO-announces-participating-exhibitors-for-ninth-edition

  EXPO CHICAGO announces participating exhibitors for ninth edition

-- From a press release

CHICAGO EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary & modern art, today announced the list of exhibitors for its ninth edition, April 7 10, 2022 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Ave.). Marking the ...


 
Lightfoot-announces-6M-in-DCASE-grants-for-city-nonprofit-arts-organizations

  Lightfoot announces $6M in DCASE grants for city nonprofit arts organizations

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced applications are open for the City of Chicago's 2022 CityArts Program grants for Chicago ...


 
Fahrenheit-postpones-gala

  Fahrenheit postpones gala

It is with great regret that I inform you that Lorde, Rustin & Bates (LRB) has postponed the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 to a new date scheduled ...


 
University-of-Chicago-presents-exhibition-by-Tara-Betts-and-Renaldo-Hudson

  University of Chicago presents exhibition by Tara Betts and Renaldo Hudson

-- From a press release

February 1, 2022 — (Chicago, IL) From January 27 — April 1, 2022, Truth and Beauty in the Hard Places will be on display in Café Logan, located in the Reva and David Logan Center for ...


 
Hidden-Gems-art-pop-up-at-Goodman-Theatre-Feb-3-27

  'Hidden Gems' art pop-up at Goodman Theatre Feb. 3-27

In celebration of Black History Month, Goodman Theatre is presenting its first-ever on-site art expo "Hidden Gems: A Celebration of African American Artists & Art" in conjunction with the major revival of August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean ...


 
DCASE-plans-new-art-exhibitions-public-programs-at-the-Chicago-Cultural-Center

  DCASE plans new art exhibitions, public programs at the Chicago Cultural Center

-- From a press release

CHICAGO The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce two new contemporary art exhibits featuring the work of five Chicago artists opening this winter at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington ...


 
Hubbard-Street-Dance-Chicago-announces-2021-22-44th-season-RE-CONNECT

  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago announces 2021/22 44th season, 'RE/CONNECT'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has announced its 2021/22 44th season Spring Series: RE/CONNECT. The dance company will premiere two programs that will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago ...


 
Illinois-organizations-included-in-NEAs-33M-grant-dispersal

  Illinois organizations included in NEA's $33M grant dispersal

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million, a press release stated. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans ...


 
WORLD-German-official-museum-items-cake-case

  WORLD German official, museum items, cake case

WORLD COMPILED BY WCT STAFF In Senegal, lawmakers stopped from passing to parliamentary vote a draft bill that sought to toughen already severe laws against same-sex relations, Openly News reported. Gay sex is punishable by up ...


 
Mercury-Theater-Chicago-announces-casting-and-artists-for-Women-of-Soul

  Mercury Theater Chicago announces casting and artists for 'Women of Soul'

--From a press release

Chicago Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran, and Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizonannounce the cast and creative team for the next Mainstage production of the ...


 
Chicagos-historic-Fine-Arts-Building-launches-new-website-ticketing-for-spring-productions

  Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building launches new website, ticketing for spring productions

Chicago's Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., launched its new look and a website with centralized ticketing and rental platforms that encompass all of the landmark building's spaces: artists' studios, offices, rehearsal halls and two ...


 
ART-DePaul-exhibition-to-explore-themes-of-torture-reparations

  ART DePaul exhibition to explore themes of torture, reparations

DePaul Art Museum's exhibition "Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations | Chicago to Guantanamo" marks 20 years since the opening of the United States' extralegal prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and examines the local and ...


 
Pop-culture-event-C2E2-returns-to-Chicago

  Pop-culture event C2E2 returns to Chicago

The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) returned to the South Building of McCormick Place on Dec. 10-12. It was a different season to hold the convention that usually happens in the summer, but organizers wanted ...


 
Photography-giant-Annie-Leibovitz-talks-Wonderland-at-Chicago-Humanities-Festival

  Photography giant Annie Leibovitz talks 'Wonderland' at Chicago Humanities Festival

In its classic style of spotlighting creative humans, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) hosted "Ellen Stone Belic Presents: In Her Infinite Wisdom Annie Leibovitz: Wonderland" on Dec. 7 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. ...


 
Chicago-queer-hair-artists-carve-out-safe-spaces-to-cut-and-style-hair

  Chicago queer hair artists carve out safe spaces to cut and style hair

When Blue Line Barbers moved locations, Talia Roxit immediately knew which barber chair she wanted to claim: the one closest to the window. "It's not that I want the attention, but I want to draw in ...


 
Autistic-ChicanIndia-queer-artist-Sabrina-Zarco-discusses-creative-process

  Autistic ChicanIndia queer artist Sabrina Zarco discusses creative process

Sabrina Zarco is a ChicanIndia queer femme multi-media artist. She is also an activist, poet, cultural worker and community educator. Her visual artwork, or "artivist work," as Zarco calls it on her website, documents stories often ...


 
ART-Wrightwood-659-exhibits-extended-into-2022

  ART Wrightwood 659 exhibits extended into 2022

Two exhibitions currently on view at Wrightwood 659—a private, non-collecting institution at 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. devoted to socially engaged art and to architecture—will be extended through Feb. 26, 2022. "Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works ...


 
ART-Frida-Immersive-Dream-coming-to-Germania-Place-in-2022

  ART 'Frida: Immersive Dream' coming to Germania Place in 2022

Lighthouse Immersive, North America's leading producer of ground-breaking experiential art exhibits, and Maestro Immersive Art announce their newest immersive art installation, "Frida: Immersive Dream." This exhibition will run at Lighthouse ...


 
MCA-announces-new-curatorial-leadership

  MCA announces new curatorial leadership

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announces the appointments of two new leaders to its curatorial team—Rene Morales, as the James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator; and Jamillah James, as Manilow Senior Curator. Morales and James ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-The-Dr-Seuss-Experience-at-Water-Tower-Place

  ATTRACTIONS 'The Dr. Seuss Experience' at Water Tower Place

It's certainly a time and place to be immersed in nostalgia. The family-friendly attraction "The Dr. Seuss Experience" is running through Jan. 2, 2022, at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. It's certainly hard to ...


 
Black-Harvest-awards-to-go-to-directors-of-Dionne-Warwick-Reopening-

  Black Harvest awards to go to directors of 'Dionne Warwick,' 'Reopening'

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago announced the 2021 winners of the Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize—a cash award given to both the ...


 
MCA-to-showcase-Justin-Vivian-Bond-on-Oct-30

  MCA to showcase Justin Vivian Bond on Oct. 30

On Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., will present "Music Talk: Justin Vivian Bond and Jim Hodges," featuring singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist and actor Mx. ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Pizza-pop-up-WNDR-Wrightwood-

  ATTRACTIONS Pizza pop-up, WNDR, Wrightwood

—Rewired's pizza pop-up: Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar, 1102 W. Thorndale Ave., is getting in on the Halloween fun by paying homage to classic restaurant chains and "dressing up" as owner Daniel Barat's favorite pizza chain: ...


 
Alphawood-chooses-LGBTQ-individual-to-head-foundation-

  Alphawood chooses LGBTQ+ individual to head foundation

Alphawood Foundation Chicago announced Chirag G. Badlani as its newest executive director, effective Nov. 8. Badlani succeeds Jim McDonough, who retired this month after leading the foundation since 2012 and who will remain Alphawood's legal counsel ...


 
Portrait-series-Still-Searching-highlights-missing-Black-women-children

  Portrait series 'Still Searching' highlights missing Black women, children

--From a press release, video below

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. On Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Damon Lamar Reed, Nicole So Random, and 345 Art Gallery will collaborate to present Still Searching Art Exhibition at 345 Art Gallery in Chicago, ...


 
LGBT-History-Project-Tee-A-Corinne-Photographer-of-lesbian-sexuality-

  LGBT History Project: Tee A. Corinne: Photographer of lesbian sexuality

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Over her decades as a lesbian photographer and artist, Tee Corinne said, "I'm one of the most obscure famous artists." Famous? Yes. Obscure? Certainly not within artistic circles nor within the queer art world where she ...


 
3Arts-awards-nearly-1M-to-women-artists-artists-of-color-Deaf-disabled-artists

  3Arts awards nearly $1M to women artists, artists of color, Deaf, disabled artists

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (OCTOBER 18, 2021) 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, will award Chicago artists with nearly $1 million in unrestricted cash grants during the 14th annual 3Arts Awards, taking place ...


 
LGBT-History-Month-40s-and-50s-instant-photography-gave-LGBT-people-Safe-Haven

  LGBT History Month: '40s and '50s instant photography gave LGBT people 'Safe/Haven'

Two men dressed in drag for a tea party, and two women cuddled up at the beach. Today these might be benign photographs but, in the early 1950s, they were memories shuttered away from public view. ...


 
ART-Contemporary-yet-timeless-exhibition-Young-Gifted-and-Black-arrives-at-Gallery-400

  ART Contemporary yet timeless exhibition 'Young, Gifted and Black' arrives at Gallery 400

To be a Black art collector is to stand on the shoulders of a proud lineage. Throughout history, Black patrons have supported Black artists when nobody else did. Bernard Lumpkin a New York City-based art patron, educator ...


 
ART-Van-Gogh-balloon-celebrates-installations-extension-to-Feb-6

  ART Van Gogh balloon celebrates installation's extension to Feb. 6

Following a maiden flight in Toronto to herald the return of the city's "Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit," Lighthouse Immersive's Vincent van Gogh hot-air balloon made its way to Goebbert's Farm, in the Kane County village of ...


 
ART-Nick-Cave-Bob-Faust-to-unveil-Rapt-on-the-Mile-on-Michigan-Avenue

  ART Nick Cave, Bob Faust to unveil 'Rapt on the Mile' on Michigan Avenue

The Magnificent Mile has recently installed a monumental, multi-story public art installation entitled "Rapt on The Mile" that renowned artists (and couple) Nick Cave and Bob Faust created. The mural, which now wraps the 679 N. ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Queer-Art-sports-items-Kevin-Bacon-Indya-Moore

  SHOWBIZ 'Queer/Art,' sports items, Kevin Bacon, Indya Moore

Queer|Art—New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists—announced the fall season of Queer|Art|Film, returning in person through Dec. 13, a press release noted. The line-up ...


 
Crystal-Lakes-Raue-Center-for-the-Arts-opens-new-school

  Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts opens new school

On its 20th anniversary, the Crystal Lake, Illinois-based nonprofit organization Raue Center for the Arts has launched a new school. Raue Center School for the Arts (RCSA) will provide youth and adult classes in a wide ...


 
Month-long-Open-House-Chicago-2021-to-feature-in-person-site-visits-Oct-16-17

  Month-long Open House Chicago 2021 to feature in-person site visits Oct. 16-17

--From a press release

(September 20, 2021) CHICAGO — Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) announced that Open House Chicago 2021 will again offer its popular in-person, indoor site visits, providing rare behind-the-scenes access to more ...


 
ART-The-Peninsula-hosting-installation-by-Bob-Faust

  ART The Peninsula hosting installation by Bob Faust

The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E. Superior St., an art installation featuring Chicago artist Bob Faust—half of a power couple of the art world, with Nick Cave. Titled "with all, and still…," this exhibit debuted mid-September and ...


 
Chicagos-holiday-cultural-and-arts-events-to-reopen-for-in-person

  Chicago's holiday cultural and arts events to reopen for in-person

--From a press release

CHICAGO Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced DCASE fall and holiday programming as Chicago's vital arts scene continues to safely and fully reopen. In-person holiday ...


 
Art-Institute-workers-forming-union

  Art Institute workers forming union

With backing for a majority of employees, organizers at the Art Institute of Chicago announced they are asking the museum to voluntarily recognize the first labor union at the cultural institution, The Chicago Tribune reported. The ...


 
ARCHITECTURE-Thompson-Center-Idea-Competition-winners-named

  ARCHITECTURE Thompson Center Idea Competition winners named

The Chicago Architecture Center and the Chicago Architectural Club announced the jury's selection of three winning designs for the Thompson Center Design Ideas Competition that represent three distinct, creative visions for the State of Illinois Thomp ...


 
Lightfoot-attends-Parade-of-Hearts-public-art-installation-series-launch

  Lightfoot attends 'Parade of Hearts' public-art installation series launch

--From a press release

CHICAGO (September 8, 2021) — The Love, Unity & Values (LUV) Institute, a Chicago non-profit, unveiled a new series of neighborhood art installations Sept. 8 to launch the Parade of Hearts, an initiative to commemorate the ...


 
Footwork-dancers-to-be-featured-Sept-10-in-Art-on-theMART-event

  Footwork dancers to be featured Sept. 10 in Art on theMART event

"Dance Down by The River"—an evening of Chicago dance and music—is coming to the Riverwalk in conjunction with Art on theMART thanks to a Chicago Presents grant awarded by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and ...


 





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