Arc Gallery - 2156 N. Damen Ave. Bensenville, IL: O'Hare Airport Expansion Project, work by the Langolier Photo Collective; Opera Femmes Fatales, work by Esther Charbit; Points of Departure, work by Jane Stevens. Reception 6-9pm.
Black Cloud Gallery - 1909 S. Halsted St. Natural Selection. Reception 7-10pm.
Catherine Edelman Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. Salt and Truth, work by Shelby Lee Adams. Reception 5-7pm.
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. Future Relics: Cast-offs, work Deirdre Colgan. Reception 5-9pm.
Dock 6 - 4200 W Diversey Ave. Dock 6 Design & Arts, work by Carson Maddox Studios, Lagomorph Design, Navillus Woodworks, SAP Design, Thomeworks, zakrose and -ism furniture. Reception 6pm-12am.
Eyeporium Gallery - 1431 N. Milwaukee Ave. Be Italian, work by Giovanni De Sicilia. Reception 6-8pm.
Historic Chicago Water Tower - 800 N. Michigan Ave. Exit Eden, work by Doug Fogelson. Reception 5:30-7:30pm.
Jackson Junge Gallery - 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. Illumination, work by Kavan Geary. Reception 6-9pm.
Jennifer Norback Fine Art, Inc. - 217 W. Huron. Bronze and Terracotta, work by Ettore Greco. Reception 5-8pm.
Ken Saunders Gallery - 230 W. Superior St. In My Nature, work by Dante Marioni. Reception 5-8pm.
Morpho Gallery - 5216 N. Damen Ave. Monica Cho. Reception 6-10pm.
Old Town School of Folk Music, Harris Gallery - 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Keeping the Faith on the Crooked Road, work by Eric Futran. Reception 7-9pm.
Park Schreck Gallery - 1747 W. North Ave. One Year Anniversary Show. Reception 7-10pm.
Rotofugi Gallery - 2780 N. Lincoln. Sunshine Daze, work by Chris Uphues. Reception 7-10pm.
Roxaboxen Exhibitions - 2130 W. 21st St. BLACK ARTS, work by Sarah Mosk, Caroline Carlsmith, Rebecca Beachy, Lauren Edwards, Sophia Cara Dixon, Emily, Lauren Beck, Robin Hustle, Ellen Nielsen, Meg Noe, Jenny Kendlre, Melissa Demasaukas, Alex Chitty, Megan Diddie, and Caroline Picard. Curated by Liz McCarthy. Reception 7-10pm
Schneider Gallery - 230 W. Superior St. After Classical Portraiture. Reception 5-7:30pm.
Thomas Robertello Gallery - 27 N. Morgan St. The Earth is Blue Like an Orange, work by Sarah Hicks; Treasure, work by Laura Fayer. Reception 6-8pm.
Threewalls - 119 N. Peoria St., #2C. Sitll, yet, else, further, again, work by A. Laurie Palmer. Reception 6-9pm.
Version Festival 2012 Opening Weekend - Bridgeport
SMALL Showroom Opening Party at 3219 S. Morgan St. Reception 5-10pm
Dusty Groove Records Party at 755 W 32nd St. Reception 7-9pm
Enoch’s Donuts + Kevin Heisner’s Tool Party at 755 W 32nd St. Reception 6-9pm.
Paratext Bookstore at 755 W 32nd St. Reception 6-9pm.
Bridgepop SpringPop at 3143 S Morgan St. Reception 6-9pm.
Ray Emerick Studios Opening at 3149 S. Morgan St., #1. Reception 6-10pm.
Research House for Asian Art at 3217 S Morgan St. Reception 6-9 pm
Woman Made Gallery - 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. Consumer Culture; Metta: A New Look at the Four Rs of Consumer Waste; Ritual Regalia for Contemporary Living. Reception 6-9pm.
ZIA Gallery - 548 Chestnut St. Carl Wilen & Deanna Kreuger. Reception 5-7:30pm.
Avram Eisen Gallery - 5202 N. Damen Ave. The Birds. Reception 11am-2pm.
Bridgeport Art Center - 1200 W. 35th St. Apparitions and Constructions. Reception 7-10pm.
Comfort Station - 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Cosmic Debris, work by Sarah and Joseph Belknap. Reception 3:30pm.
Logan Center for the Arts - 915 E. 60th St. Symposium: Of Hospitality, work by Martha Bayne, Zachary Cahill, Michael Christiano, Anais Daly, Erika Dudley, Charles Esche, Fallen Fruit, David Giordano, Hannah B. Higgins, Anthony Huberman, Matthew Jesse Jackson, Allison Knowles, Laura Letinsky, Ed Marszewski, Eric May, Amy M. Mooney, Ana Prvacki, Michael Rakowitz, Dieter Roelstraete, Abigail Satinsky, Stephanie Smith, Cassandra Troyan, and Jan Verwoert. Reception 10am-7pm.
The Orphanage (First Lutheran Church of the Trinity) - 643 W 31st St. Version Festival: Act of God, work by Jenny Kendler, Sam Sieger, Jeriah Hildwine, Stephanie Burke, Theodore Darst, Robin Kang, Aaron Orsini, Adam Rux, Luke Bradley, Kent Bamberger. Curated by Jake Myers & The Octagon Gallery. Reception 7-11pm.
The Silver Room - 1442 N. Milwaukee Ave. True Hip-Hop, work by Mike Schreiber. Reception 6-10pm.
ACRE Projects - 1913 w 17th St. COOKBOOK SHUFFLE, release party for KADABRA VOL II. Reception 1-5pm.
TERRAFORMER - 3216 S. Morgan St. GRAVEYARD, work by Tim Piggott, Daniel G. Baird, Michael Una, Adam Farcus, E. Aaron Ross, Thad Kellstadt, Alex Bradley Cohen, Nick Peterson, Jim Zimpel/Anna Reich, Miguel Cortez, Kevin Jennings, Edra Soto, Jake Myers, Mathew Paul Jinks, Jourdon Gullett, Brian Wadford, Jerimiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Andrew CopperSmith, Rebecca Beachy, Frank Van Duerm, and Phil Parcellano. Reception 4-8pm.
Julius Caeser - 3311 W. Carroll Ave. Melina Ausikaitis. Reception 4-7pm.
Peanut Gallery - 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., #345. Positive Reinforcement. Reception 5-9pm.
Peregrineprogram - 3311 W. Carroll Ave. Did You See Heaven: Spectra. Reception 4-7pm.
Tags: A. Laurie Palmer, Aaron Orsini, Abigail Satinsky, ACRE Projects, Adam Farcus, Adam Rux, After Classical Portraiture, Alex Bradley Cohen, Alex Chitty, Allison Knowles, Amy M. Mooney, Ana Prvacki, Anais Daly, Andrew CopperSmith, Anthony Huberman, Apparitions and Constructions, Arc Gallery, Avram Eisen Gallery, Be Italian, BLACK ARTS, Black Cloud Gallery, Brian Wadford, Bridgepop SpringPop, Bridgeport Art Center, Bronze and Terracotta, Carl Wilen, Caroline Carlsmith, Caroline Picard, Carson Maddox Studios, Cassandra Troyan, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Charles Esche, Chris Uphues, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Comfort Station, Consumer Culture, COOKBOOK SHUFFLE, Cosmic Debris, Daniel G. Baird, Dante Marioni, David Giordano, Deanna Kreuger, Deirdre Colgan, Dieter Roelstraete, Dock 6, Dock 6 Design & Arts, Doug Fogelson, Dusty Groove Records Party, E. Aaron Ross, Ed Marszewski, Edra Soto, Ellen Nielsen, Emily, Enoch’s Donuts + Kevin Heisner’s Tool Party, Eric Futran, Eric May, Erika Dudley, Esther Charbit, Ettore Greco, Exit Eden, Eyeporium Gallery, Fallen Fruit, First Lutheran Church of the Trinity, Frank Van Duerm, Future Relics: Cast-offs, Giovanni De Sicilia, GRAVEYARD, Hannah B. Higgins, Harris Gallery, Historic Chicago Water Tower, Illumination, In My Nature, Inc., Jackson Junge Gallery, Jake Myers, Jan Verwoert, Jane Stevens, Jennifer Norback Fine Art, Jenny Kendlre, Jeriah Hildwine, Jerimiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Jim Zimpel/Anna Reich, Jourdon Gullett, Julius Caeser, KADABRA VOL II, Kavan Geary, Keeping the Faith on the Crooked Road, Ken Saunders Gallery, Kent Bamberger, Kevin Jennings, Lagomorph Design, Langolier Photo Collective, Laura Fayer, Laura Letinsky, Lauren Beck, Lauren Edwards, Liz McCarthy, Logan Center for the Arts, Luke Bradley, Martha Bayne, Mathew Paul Jinks, Matthew Jesse Jackson, Meg Noe, Megan Diddie, Melina Ausikaitis, Melissa Demasaukas, Metta: A New Look at the Four Rs of Consumer Waste, Michael Christiano, Michael Rakowitz, Michael Una, Miguel Cortez, Mike Schreiber, Monica Cho, Morpho Gallery, Natural Selection, Navillus Woodworks, Nick Peterson, O'Hare Airport Expansion Project, Old Town School of Folk Music, One Year Anniversary Show, Opera Femmes Fatales, Paratext Bookstore, Park Schreck Gallery, Peanut Gallery, Phil Parcellano, Points of Departure, Positive Reinforcement, Ray Emerick Studios Opening, Rebecca Beachy, Research House for Asian Art, Ritual Regalia for Contemporary Living, Robin Hustle, Robin Kang, Rotofugi Gallery, Roxaboxen Exhibitions, Salt and Truth, Sam Sieger, SAP Design, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Sarah Hicks, Sarah Mosk, Schneider Gallery, Shelby Lee Adams, SMALL Showroom Opening Party, Sophia Cara Dixon, Stephanie Burke, Stephanie Smith, Sunshine Daze, Symposium: Of Hospitality, TERRAFORMER, Thad Kellstadt, The Birds, The Earth is Blue Like an Orange, The Octagon Gallery, The Orphanage, The Silver Room, Theodore Darst, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Thomeworks, ThreeWalls, Tim Piggott, Treasure, True Hip-Hop, Version Festival 2012 Opening Weekend, Version Festival: Act of God, Woman Made Gallery, work by Jenny Kendler, Zachary Cahill, zakrose, ZIA Gallery