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Saturday, September 23

  • Today, September 23rd 2017

  • Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

    40 Arts Circle Drive  / +18474914000 / blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
    Tue 10am to 5pm, Wed - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    William Blake and the Age of Aquarius

    Sep 23, 2017 - Mar 11, 2018

    The Block presents a major exhibition on British poet and artist William Blake and the 20th century counterculture artists he inspired.

  • Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

    40 Arts Circle Drive  / +18474914000 / blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
    Tue 10am to 5pm, Wed - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    “Looking Life Right Straight in the Face”: The Art of Purvis Young

    Sep 23 - Dec 10, 2017

    An exhibition of paintings and drawings by the self-trained artist Purvis Young (1943-2010) from the Block Museum collection.

  • Fernwey Gallery

    916 North Damen Ave.  / +16097211217 / fernwey.com
    Sat 12pm to 5pm

    Fernwey is an artist-run gallery dedicated to promoting the work of emerging and mid-career artists in Chicago.

    Jessica Campbell, Mat Gasparek, Zoe Nelson, Ralph Pugay, Eric Ruschman Zone of Totality

    Sep 23 - Oct 31, 2017

  • Wednesday, September 27th 2017

  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

    5550 South Greenwood Avenue  / +17737020200 / smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Lene Berg, Olga Chernysheva, Anri Sala, Cauleen Smith, and others Revolution Every Day

    Sep 14, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018 Reception: Wed Sep 27 7pm

    Presented on the centenary of the Russian Revolution, this exhibition juxtaposes Soviet posters with works on video and film.

  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

    5550 South Greenwood Avenue  / +17737020200 / smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Emmanuel Pratt Radical [Re]Constructions

    Sep 12, 2017 - Jul 1, 2018 Reception: Wed Sep 27 7pm

    Emmanuel Pratt blends art, architecture, and urban agriculture to transform the Smart Museum's threshold with a site-specific installation.

  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

    5550 South Greenwood Avenue  / +17737020200 / smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Bruce Nauman and Auguste Rodin The Hysterical Material

    Sep 14 - Dec 17, 2017 Reception: Wed Sep 27 7pm

    This exhibition investigates the emotional possibility of material in works Auguste Rodin and Bruce Nauman.

  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

    5550 South Greenwood Avenue  / +17737020200 / smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10am to 5pm

    John Chamberlain, Walker Evans, Yves Klein, Xing Danwen Conversations with the Collection: Building Environments

    Aug 29, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018 Reception: Wed Sep 27 7pm

    This exhibition mixes works from across eras, cultures, and media to question the ways we occupy and perceive the built environment.

  • Saturday, September 30th 2017

  • DEFIBRILLATOR Gallery

    1463 W Chicago Ave  / +17736091137 / www.dfbrL8r.org

    Defibrillator was formed to support artists working in performance art and enlighten the general public regarding this form of expression.

    Winters | Hind + Pérez

    Sep 30, 2017 Reception: Sat Sep 30 7pm

  • Sunday, October 8th 2017

  • The Art Institute of Chicago

    111 South Michigan Avenue  / +13124433600 / artic.edu/aic
    Mon - Wed 10:30am to 5pm, Thu 10:30am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10:30am to 5pm

    The Art Institute of Chicago presents exhibitions and collections of ancient to modern art. Please contact museum for more information.

    Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

    Oct 8, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018

  • Shane Campbell Gallery | South Loop

    2021 S. Wabash Ave.  / +13122262223 / shanecampbellgallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

    Kristin Dickson-Okuda and Alex Olson, with film by Gillian Garcia Slip Cover

    Oct 8 - Nov 17, 2017

    Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park

  • Thursday, October 12th 2017

  • Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)

    600 South Michigan Avenue, Columbia College Chicago  / +13126635554 / mocp.org
    Mon - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

    Disruptive Perspectives

    Oct 12 - Dec 22, 2017 Reception: Thu Oct 12 5pm

    Disruptive Perspectives explores gender, sexuality, and identity, and the vast spectrum beyond simplistic binaries.

  • Friday, October 13th 2017

  • 65GRAND

    3252 W. North Ave., 1st Floor  / 312-719-4325 / 65grand.com
    Thu 6pm to 9pm, Fri - Sat 12pm to 6pm

    65GRAND is a Contemporary Art Gallery

    William Staples

    Oct 13 - Nov 11, 2017 Reception: Fri Oct 13 6pm

  • Logan Center Exhibitions, University of Chicago

    915 East 60th Street, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts  / +17737026082 / arts.uchicago.edu/logan/gallery
    Tue - Sat 9am to 9pm, Sun 11am to 9pm

    Returns

    Oct 13 - 19, 2017

    What does it mean to return—to a cultural history, to a movement, and to the site of Africa in developing an artistic language?

  • Sunday, October 15th 2017

  • Hyde Park Art Center

    5020 S. Cornell Ave.  / +17733245520 / hydeparkart.org
    Mon - Thu 9am to 8pm, Fri - Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

    Hyde Park Art Center presents exhibitions of emerging artists. Please visit website for more information.

    Sheri Rush Portals of Discovery

    Oct 15 - Dec 17, 2017

  • Saturday, October 21st 2017

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA Chicago)

    220 East Chicago Avenue  / +13122802660 / mcachicago.org
    Tue 10am to 9pm, Wed - Thu 10am to 5pm, Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    We Are Here

    Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018

    For the MCA’s 50th anniversary, a three-part exhibition draws from the MCA’s collection to explore the question: What is contemporary?

  • Sunday, October 22nd 2017

  • Hyde Park Art Center

    5020 S. Cornell Ave.  / +17733245520 / hydeparkart.org
    Mon - Thu 9am to 8pm, Fri - Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

    Hyde Park Art Center presents exhibitions of emerging artists. Please visit website for more information.

    O.L.A.F.T.

    Oct 22 - Dec 1, 2017

  • Saturday, October 28th 2017

  • LVL3

    1542 N Milwaukee, 3rd Floor  / +13124690333 / lvl3gallery.com
    Sun 1pm to 4pm

    Jeffly Gabriela Molina, Curtis Stage, Matthew Schlagbaum, Esther Rui Wasteland Dream

    Oct 28 - Dec 10, 2017 Reception: Sat Oct 28 6pm

    LVL3 is proud to present Wasteland Dream, a group show featuring Jeffly Gabriela Molina, Curtis Stage, Matthew Schlagbaum, and Esther Ruiz.

  • Shane Campbell Gallery | South Loop

    2021 S. Wabash Ave.  / +13122262223 / shanecampbellgallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

    John McAllister

    Oct 28 - Dec 9, 2017 Reception: Sat Oct 28 1pm

    Shane Campbell Gallery, South Loop

  • Sunday, October 29th 2017

  • The Art Institute of Chicago

    111 South Michigan Avenue  / +13124433600 / artic.edu/aic
    Mon - Wed 10:30am to 5pm, Thu 10:30am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10:30am to 5pm

    The Art Institute of Chicago presents exhibitions and collections of ancient to modern art. Please contact museum for more information.

    Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test

    Oct 29, 2017 - Jan 15, 2018

  • Thursday, November 2nd 2017

  • Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design Fair (SOFA CHICAGO)

    600 East Grand Avenue, Navy Pier Festival Hall  / +18005637632 / sofaexpo.com

    SOFA CHICAGO, the world-renowned art fair dedicated to Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art & Design returns November 6-9, 2014.

    Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design Fair

    Nov 2 - 5, 2017

  • Friday, November 3rd 2017

  • Gallery 400

    400 South Peoria Street, University of Illinois at Chicago Art and Design Hall, First Floor  / +13129966114 / gallery400.uic.edu
    Tue - Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 12pm to 6pm

    Traduttore, Traditore

    Nov 3 - Dec 16, 2017

    Curated by Karen Greenwalt and Katja Rivera

  • Carl Hammer Gallery

    740 North Wells Street  / +13122668512 / hammergallery.com
    Tue - Fri 11am to 6pm, Sat 11am to 5pm

    Neil Goodman Twists and Turns

    Nov 3 - Dec 30, 2017

    New Sculpture

  • Saturday, November 4th 2017

  • Regards

    2216 West Chicago Avenue  / +17736612578 / regardsgallery.com
    Wed - Sat 12pm to 6pm

    Contemporary art gallery in Chicago.

    John Pittman Grace

    Nov 4 - Dec 23, 2017 Reception: Sat Nov 4 4pm

  • Friday, November 17th 2017

  • 65GRAND

    3252 W. North Ave., 1st Floor  / 312-719-4325 / 65grand.com
    Thu 6pm to 9pm, Fri - Sat 12pm to 6pm

    65GRAND is a Contemporary Art Gallery

    Deborah Handler

    Nov 17 - Dec 15, 2017 Reception: Fri Nov 17 6pm

  • Saturday, December 16th 2017

  • Shane Campbell Gallery | South Loop

    2021 S. Wabash Ave.  / +13122262223 / shanecampbellgallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm

    William J. O'Brien

    Dec 16, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018 Reception: Sat Dec 16 1pm

    Shane Campbell Gallery, South Loop

  • Saturday, January 13th 2018

  • Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

    40 Arts Circle Drive  / +18474914000 / blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
    Tue 10am to 5pm, Wed - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt

    Jan 13 - Apr 15, 2018

    Partnerships between art historians, archaeologists, and material scientists reveal new findings about Roman Egyptian mummy portraits.

  • Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

    40 Arts Circle Drive  / +18474914000 / blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
    Tue 10am to 5pm, Wed - Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Experiments in Form: Sam Gilliam, Alan Shields, Frank Stella

    Jan 13 - Jun 24, 2018

    A focused exhibition of works by artists engaged with abstraction and the expansion of painting in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Tuesday, January 16th 2018

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA Chicago)

    220 East Chicago Avenue  / +13122802660 / mcachicago.org
    Tue 10am to 9pm, Wed - Thu 10am to 5pm, Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Chicago Works: Paul Heyer

    Jan 16 - Jul 1, 2018

    Paul Heyer’s paintings explore the moments just before life and right after death.

  • Thursday, February 15th 2018

  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

    5550 South Greenwood Avenue  / +17737020200 / smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8pm, Fri - Sun 10am to 5pm

    The Other Side: Osaka Prints from the Brooks McCormick, Jr. Collection

    Feb 15 - Jun 10, 2018

    The flourishing production of richly colored woodblock and surimono prints that took place in Osaka and Kyoto during the 19th century.

  • Saturday, February 24th 2018

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA Chicago)

    220 East Chicago Avenue  / +13122802660 / mcachicago.org
    Tue 10am to 9pm, Wed - Thu 10am to 5pm, Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

    Feb 24 - May 20, 2018

    The MCA presents the first major survey of work by groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell.

  • Saturday, March 31st 2018

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA Chicago)

    220 East Chicago Avenue  / +13122802660 / mcachicago.org
    Tue 10am to 9pm, Wed - Thu 10am to 5pm, Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat - Sun 10am to 5pm

    Otobong Nkanga

    Mar 31 - Sep 9, 2018

    Nigerian-born artist Otobong Nkanga is fascinated by what she calls “shine.”