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MCA announces exciting new design concept for Museum

MCA announces exciting new design concept for Museum
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, has announced the names of the creative team that will reimagine many of the MCA’s public spaces as part of an architectural redesign of the building.  The redesign will stay inside the original 12,000 square-foot footprint of the building in order to create public... Read more »

Diana Thater exhibition at the MCA explores the natural world

An immersive video installation, Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination, that opened Saturday at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) creates a whole new lens through which to observe the natural world. For the past 25 years, Los Angeles–based artist Diana Thater has traveled the world in order to depict a range of natural phenomena–some joyful... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's top 7 things to do for this weekend and Halloween

1. Chicago Cubs in the World Series The 7-game series for 2016’s best team in major league baseball moves to Wrigley Field for Game Three on Friday, October 28, Game Four on Saturday, October 29 and Game Five on Sunday, October 30. Hopefully, Sunday will bring Chicago’s 108 wait for the title home. If not,... Read more »
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Show Me Chicago's top 7 things to do this weekend

The first weekend of fall serves up a potpourri of food and art events with two of Chicago’s biggest events, EXPO CHICAGO and Chicago Gourmet, teaming up for an art-filled weekend. 1. Expo Chicago Over 3,000 artists represented by 145 international galleries, 22 countries and 53 cities are in town this week for the fifth... Read more »

Chicago Fall Arts Calendar of Exhibitions and Events for 2016

Chicago Fall Arts Calendar of Exhibitions and Events for 2016
EXPO ART WEEK ushers in Chicago’s Fall Art Season kicking off with tonight’s citywide gallery walks and EXPO CHICAGO. Here are Exhibition and Event Highlights for the Fall Season The Arts Club of Chicago | The Arts Club of Chicago at 100 celebrating the centennial anniversary and featuring highlights from the permanent collection and special... Read more »

EXPO Chicago offers a week of food, art & cultural events

EXPO Chicago offers a week of food, art & cultural events
EXPO Chicago, the International Exposition of Modern & Contemporary Art, returns to Chicago this September for its fifth year offering a weeklong calendar of exciting events under the umbrella of EXPO ART WEEK. The week runs from September 19th through September 25th aligning with the annual EXPO art exposition at Navy Pier, September 22nd through... Read more »
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Chicago International Film Festival Winning Poster 2016

Chicago International Film Festival Winning Poster 2016
After a global competition, the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) has selected their winning poster design for the 2016 Festival that will take place in Chicago from October 13th through October 27th. The announcement was made last night at the Festival Launch Party hosted at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in the West Loop. And the winner... Read more »

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry at the MCA Chicago

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry at the MCA Chicago
Did you know that Chicago is home to one of America’s greatest living painters?  Kerry James Marshall, who lives and paints in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, is the subject of the just opened exhibition, Mastry, at The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. If you don’t know the name–Kerry James Marshall–get ready to. If you do know... Read more »

Art and food a heady mix at Chicago Artists Coalition Starving Artist Benefit

Art and food a heady mix at Chicago Artists Coalition Starving Artist Benefit
Art and food headline at the Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)’s Starving Artist Benefit this Thursday, April 14 at Chicago’s event hotspot, Venue One (1034 W. Randolph). The benefit is a showcase for the talents of Chicago’s emerging artists that brings together artists, art lovers and food enthusiasts to celebrate Chicago’s creative marketplace. The hot ticket... Read more »
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Pop Art Design Exhibition at the MCA: A sneak peek

Pop Art Design Exhibition at the MCA: A sneak peek
The Pop Art Design exhibition which opens tomorrow (Saturday, December 19) at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) showcases the work of many of the most important artists from the pop art period including Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein, Charles Eames, George Nelson and others. Here’s a sneak peek. The Jones Chair The perfect... Read more »