Category: Events

Lucky Pierre Presents “Works Against Despair,” the concluding event for “The Sky is Falling. The Money’s All Gone.”

2012 Propeller Fund Awardee Lucky Pierre as Lucky Pierre Free University (LPFU) presents the concluding event for “The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone.” a 10-week seminar in which L.P.F.U. facilitators and participants created responses to themes of environmental and economic fragility. Works Against Despair April 17, 6-9pm Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S. Throop St.  We are living… Read more »

Artist Tax Workshop

Artist Tax Workshop with Janet EcklebargerGallery 400 Lecture Room400 S. Peoria St.March 10, 2015, 6:30 PM Free and Open to the Public Hosted by the Propeller Fund, this workshop will instruct recent grant recipients and applicants on how to properly claim a grant on their taxes. Topics covered:• Taxability of grants and other artist incomes• Deductions and… Read more »

FULTONIA NOW Closing Reception with Black Girl in Om

  Saturday, January 24, 12-5pm Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary 2233 S. Throop St., Room 420 (Fourth floor) For the Fultonia Now closing reception, Black Girl in Om will bring the 21st century wellness along with original Fultonia collaborators Yamani Hernandez and Michael “Tekhen” Strode. Over the course of 5 hours, practitioners will offer 45… Read more »

Lucky Pierre Presents The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone at Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary

2012 Propeller Fund Awardee Lucky Pierre as Lucky Pierre Free University (LPFU) presents The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone., a 10-week seminar in which L.P.F.U. facilitators and participants will create responses to themes of environmental and economic fragility. We are living in a time of both unprecedented technological wonder and the alarming consequences of unchecked “growth.” Natural, industrial… Read more »

Fultonia exhibition at Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary

2013 Propeller Fund Awardees Fultonia present an exhibition, publication, and series of events to bring forth the history of Fultonia as a springboard for conversation and action centered on the present state of Black physical,  mental, and cultural life. Fultonia’s exhibition at the Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary is a look into Chicago’s healthy past, present, and… Read more »

Propeller Fund 2014 Award Ceremony and Reception

Come celebrate the grant recipients and the community with food, drink, and an exhibition by Fultonia, 2013 Grantees. Selected from a pool of over one-hundred candidates, these small, self-organized, and radical projects are vital to Propeller’s mission of promoting diversity and small-scale interventions in Chicago’s visual art world.  Free and open to the public.  View the… Read more »

Propeller residency fellow Radius presents an installation of Jason Soliday’s Infinite Radius at Mana Contemporary

Propeller Fund PILOT PROGRAM resident Radius is pleased to announce their first public exhibition at Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary, an installation of Jason Soliday’s Infinite Radius, a permutation of Radius Episode 30: J. Soliday’s Radial Variations.  For the Infinite Radius installation, Soliday’s original thirteen Radial Variations recordings have been added to The Infinite Jukebox, an online tool which divides each track… Read more »