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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.

AUGUST OPEN STUDIOS SPECIAL EVENTS

RIVER LEVEL:

Chicago Maritime Museum (0E5010) Presentation: Captain Streeter, Facts and Foibles by Don Glasell | 7 PM. Experience the fascinating history of this legend for which Streeterville is known today

1ST FLOOR:

8A5E CHICAGO (1D1300) – Come explore the 8A5E Café and Retro Game Night. This hybrid space features artisan coffee, snacks, and technology.

Taco Truck – The Taco Truck will be rolling up to the first floor outdoor atrium by 8 PM: Plancha Tacos and Q-dillas.

3RD FLOOR:

Joe Rudy (3A3130) – This is a must visit studio with hundreds of incredible, colorful mounted butterflies!

Jeffrey Hirst (3A3120) – In studio printmaking demonstrations

Pop in to see what’s up: Smilebooth (3A3102) | Patricia Stewart (3A3140) | ErQing Chen (3B3210)

4TH FLOOR:

4TH FLOOR GALLERY – Exhibition: ENCAUSTIC 2017: REBIRTH OF AN ANCIENT MEDIUM.
Encaustic Demonstration presented by Helen Dannelly beginning at 7:45 PM. Guests are welcomed to participate!

Resident Artist Corridor Gallery –See the in house talent of our artists and professionals!

Complimentary Refreshments – Thank you to our sponsor ARGUS BREWING for the complimentary Brews located off the 4th Floor Gallery!

Ashley Jan (4F4039) – Welcome this new artist by exploring her open studio and showcase on her thesis work.

Wet Paint Chicago (4E3055) – Wet Paint Chicago will be hosting “Daydreamer” drawings by local artist Steve Badauskas. View animated drawing and enjoy wine and light snacks in studio!

Pop in to see what’s up: Richard Maltz (4F2018) | Lora Delestowicz-Wierzbowski (4F4009) | Teresa Moorehouse (4D4465) | Tamara Wasserman (4F4011) | Carla Dvorak (4F4014)

5TH FLOOR:

CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER GALLERY – Exhibition: BODY, CLAY explores the limitless potential of the human form through the intimate and powerful connection with clay.

Carol Brookes (5B5250) – Experience Carol’s new line of jewelry, Body Pulse, and snack on delicious finger foods while touring her working studio and viewing her currently displayed body of artwork.

NEXT THIRD FRIDAY

September 15, 7-10PM

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