On Wednesday, July 9th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Bottle & Bottega in Chicago's South Loop (1241 S. Michigan) will be hosting a painting party to commence the launch of Chicago’s premier window design competition: Project Windows.
This summer over 50 of Chicago's top retailers from Michigan Avenue, Oak Street and the city's Loop neighborhood will participate in a visual competition in conjunction with the Art Institute of Chicago's upcoming blockbuster exhibition, Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. In celebration of one of the original forms of public art, retail window design, the contest will be judged by 12 professionals from the art, retail and design community. Winning scores will be based on basic design principles, craftsmanship and industry trends. Project Windows judges and other retail and design professionals will be on-site as guests UNTHINK painting, wine and summer fun.
A VIP after party will be held from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. at ¡AY CHIWOWA! (311 West Chicago Avenue) for Magritt-e-Ritas*, dancing and fun!Tickets can be purchased in advance for $35 per person. Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine (please BYOB if you'd like more), all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas.
Here is a link to register. Join me for some creative artistry! I love Bottle and Bottega, Magritte, and contributing to a cause!.
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