Archive for 'Visual Art'

175 Days to Love Chicago: Wright’s Roots

An exhibition curated by Chicago’s Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson gives new insight into the early period of architect Frank Lloyd-Wright’s Career. Opening June 22, Wright’s Roots is our latest 175 Days to Love Chicago pick! 

175 Days to Love Chicago: 57th Street Art Fair

Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood hosts over 200 artists and artisans at the free admission 57th Street Art Fair our colorful and one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 3.

Chicago Hosts Major Pop Art Exhibition

Roy Lichtenstein, Whaam!, 1963. Image courtesy The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago has the honor of being the first city to host the largest exhibition of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein’s work to date.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Senior Artists Network Annual Members Show

Celebrate Chicago’s 175th Birthday with The Senior Artists Network’s 23rd annual Members Show at the Old Town Art Center, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, May 7.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Know Your Flag / SAIC Fashion 2012

Know Your Flag, Meng Yang See imagination on display at our two 175 Days to Love Chicago picks for Thursday, April 19. In Lincoln Park, meet graphic designer Meng Yang and learn how Chicago history and iconic flag and seal inspire his designs.  In Millennium Park, watch as head-turning garments glide down the runway at Fashion [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Latino Film Festival

From thrillers to comedies, documentaries to drama, see over 100 films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States during the 28th Chicago Latino Film Festival! The festival, which runs through April 26, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, April 17.

Amateur Photographers Have a Shot at City Hall Exhibition: City Residents Invite to Submit for “Chicago Pix”

Ping Tom Park in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is inviting all residents to submit their own photographs of Chicago for a rotating exhibition at City Hall at the Office of the Mayor, beginning in mid-May.  The exhibit will periodically be refreshed with new images that will be [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Loves Me

Artist Donte Mearon creates vibrant and cheerful works made out of brightly colored acrylic paint and spray paint, inspired by Chicago. See “Chicago Loves Me” at Elephant Room, Inc., our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, April 16.

Discover How Chicago’s Neighborhoods Inspire Two Designers

We were thrilled to talk to two designers, Chris Gorz of Studio Chris and Steve Shanabrunch of The Chicago Neighborhoods, who are inspired by the distinctive character of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. Take a look at their unique neighborhood-inspired designs and get the story behind their artwork.

175 Days to Love Chicago: The Flag and Seal Revisited

Take a look at hip artworks created by Chicago’s lively printmaking community, which riff on iconic Chicago designs at Flag and Seal Revisited, our pick for Thursday, March 8.