Join us for the inaugural ICUQTS: International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendance Symposium. ICUQTS is an interdisciplinary festival celebrating creative cultural engagement with local and international queer communities through exhibition of visual & performance art, music, panel discussions, and workshops, around the theme of queer (LGBTQIA+) transcendence.
It’s finally happening. Our 3rd installment of For the People Artists Collective’s radical coloring books is finally fresh off the press and ready for distribution! Come through and pick up your copies!
Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, co-directors of ACRE TV (an artist-made livestreaming tele-vision network) will facilitate a three hour (with breaks!) workshop in which all participants will learn about and make LIVE and LIVE-TO-TAPE TV! All ages and experience levels are welcome, no equipment is required, though if you have a laptop or camera please bring it.
Lighthouses On The Mag Mile: A public art display celebrating access & inclusion for people with disabilities On display: June 19th-August 11 The Patternbase Lighthouse is located at 555 N. Michigan Ave. A full map of all lighthouse locations can be seen here. Come out this summer and view Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, a… Read more »
Living Architecture is a large-scale, multidisciplinary exhibition, with public programming including performances, tours, workshops, and conversational dinners that highlight the influence and impact of immigrant artists on Chicago.
All are invited to a music night at Open House Contemporary, and an opportunity to tour Infinite Games. A group of the artists in the exhibition perform on one of the 3 floors housing the exhibition. Performers include Madeleine Aguilar, Tadd Cowen, Douglas Ewart, Walter Kitundu, Lou Mallozzi, Dan Sullivan, Titus Wonsey.
We are pleased to announce The Back Room Residencies, a six-month-long series of residencies in The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food, beginning in May and running through the end of October. These four residencies are conceived as platforms for experimental responses to the ongoing project of The Back Room, and its unique context in the realm of Kim’s Corner Food and Thomas Kong’s practice.
Azimuth presents new site-responsive works by Chicago-based artist Gina Hunt. The artist will create an actual sundial on the south-facing exterior wall of the Franklin and will visit the site at regular intervals to make timeline marks based on the movement of light and shadows.
The opening of a monthly series of workshops at Read/Write Library begins a partnership with an arts organization who shares a similar mission in cultural production and civic engagement. 2nd Sunday Community Binding sessions are free and open to the public. All tools and materials are provided and no experience is necessary for participants.
Noted Chicago performance poets and vocalists Marvin Tate and Avery R. Young respond to the exhibition Never a Lovely So Real: Photography and Film in Chicago, 1950–1980 with in-gallery spoken word and live music performances.