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3RD FRIDAYS | OPEN STUDIOS | 7-10PM

Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and woodworkers open their studios with interactive demonstrations and special in-studio events. Every month is something different – don’t miss out on this FREE art-filled experience!

FREE parking in the North Lot. Complimentary wine and refreshments served. Upon arrival please enter using the NORTH ENTRANCE.

APRIL OPEN STUDIOS SPECIAL EVENTS

RIVER LEVEL:

Chicago Maritime Museum (0E5010) – Presentation | 7:30 PM |  Dominic Pacyga, Ph.D. Slaughterhouse: Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and the World it Made.

Carla Carr
(0A1045) – Explore the studio & engage Carla about her process!

1ST FLOOR:

8A5E CHICAGO (1D1300) – Stop in for the Signature Gravity-Induced Cold Brew from the conical brew rig (aka IG88) and digital and vinyl music during Open Studios!  The Taco Truck will be rolling up to the atrium by 8 PM: Plancha Tacos and Q-dillas.

Paul Leisen
(1E1430) – This custom woodworking shop is available to tour tonight!

3RD FLOOR:

GALLERY – Exhibition Opening: 3RD ANNUAL ART EDUCATOR EXHIBITION.  Enjoy drinks and refreshments while exploring over 140 art educator works!
Pop in to see what’s up: Maureen Claffy (3B3210), Patricia Stewart (3A3140)

4TH FLOOR:

GALLERYPAPER ARTS: TWO- AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL WORKS EXPLORING THE MEDIUM OF PAPER

Resident Artist Corridor Gallery – check out the in house talent in this revolving exhibition.  Select artworks for sale!

Project Onward (4D4400) Artists will provide their perspectives on the divergent concepts of The Sacred + Profane.  Wine and other beverages, along with light snacks will be available for a donation.  NOTE: Access to parts of the gallery will be limited to adults 18 years and older.

Green Star Movement (4E3010) – Stop in studio to learn more about the featured “Make a Mosaic” Class

Pop in to see what’s up: Carla Dvorak  (4F4017) | Richard Maltz (4F2018) | Fred Camper (4F4052) | Lora Wierzbowski (4F4009) | Maya Scott (4F4007) | RK Design studio (4F4022)

5TH FLOOR:

CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER  – Tour the gallery and instructional space

CIRCLE LINE GALLERY – INDEPENDENT STUDY:
Vessels, Figures and the Conceptual Students & Faculty Works from CCC

Delvin McCray (5D5300) – See the development in process off the men’s and women’s fall fashion line!

Carol Brookes (5B5250) – Come see the new jewelry Line “BODY PULSE”, the beginning of a series of wearable body art, and sculptural forms

Pop in to see what’s up: Binta Sagale (5D5410) | Kim Acerra (5C5420)

NEXT THIRD FRIDAY

May 19, 7-10PM

Please check back for current schedule that is updated a few days before the event.