OPENINGS FOR FRIDAY THE 13TH, SATURDAY THE 14TH, AND SUNDAY THE 15TH:
Las Manos - 5220 N. Clark. Vessel Magnifique, Large-scale works by 16 artists, including Joe Boudreau, Norbert Shimkus, Ted Harris, Michael McGuire, and Michael Del Piero. Fri 3/13, 7 PM. 3/13-4/12.
360See - 1924 N. Damen. Anatomy of a Book, Book-related sculptures, drawings, and collages by Jennifer Khoshbin, Suzanna Scott, and Pat Swanson. Reception Fri 3/13, 6-9 PM. 3/13-5/1.
Hyde Park -
Hyde Park Art Center - 5020 S. Cornell Avenue. Cocktails and Clay At the Hyde Park Art Center Join us for Cocktails and Clay. A late night clay-making, dance-partying, gallery-hopping good time. Donation is suggested. Friday, March 13, 8pm – midnight.
Lincoln Park -
Chicago Art Source Gallery - 1871 N. Clybourn Ave. Group Show, Kirsten Stolle: Sounding Out. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
Logan Square -
Hungry Man - 2135 N. Rockwell. Cloud Form 03.09, Site-specific installation by Mark Rumsey. Reception Fri 3/13, 6-11 PM; Sat-Sun 3/14-3/15, noon-6 PM, then open by appointment through Fri 3/20.
Finestra - 410 S. Michigan #516. Integrant Element Lab, Installation by Fletcher Hayes and Kim Laurel. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-9 PM. 3/4-3/30.
Gallery Uno - 410 S. Michigan #541. Conversations: A Comic Relief, Altered vintage comic strips by Sarah Kaiser. Kaiser discusses her work, Fri 3/13, 6-9 PM. 2/13-3/31.
Near North -
Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 E. Chicago. Starting with the Universe, Models, sketches, and other work by Buckminster Fuller demonstrating his approach to housing, transportation, communication, and cartography. The exhibit includes models of Fuller's geodesic dome and Dymaxion designs and dome structures as well as photos and documents from the years he lived in Chicago. March 14-June 21.
Join us for the Dynamic Maximum Celebration opening night party on Friday, 3.13 from 6-9pm.
Chicago Arts District - 1945 S. Halsted, Ste. 101. March 13: 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night; Reception 6-10pm.
he said-she said - 831 S Grove Ave. Michael Stickrod, Tonight, he screens his films—which make innovative use of recorded conversations and ambient sound—and shows related objects from his art practice. Fri 6pm–8pm.
Logsdon - 1909 S. Halsted. Superstition, Prints and textiles by Jill Lanza and paintings and sculptures by Gabe Lanza. Reception Fri 3/13, 6-10 PM. 3/13-4/4.
River North -
Addington Gallery - 704 N. Wells. March 13: Group show featuring encaustic work.
Andrew Bae - 300 W. Superior. Abstract and Figure, Prints by Kwang Jean Park and Tetsuya Noda. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-8 PM. 3/13-4/11.
Byron Roche Gallery - 750 N. Franklin. Contemporary paintings with an emphasis on process and materials. Representing: Lisa Erf, Margaret Evangeline, Michael Hoffman, Paul Hunter, Blanca Lopez, Isabelle duToit, Leopold Segedin, Jiwon Son, Jeremy Vajda, Ann Wiens and Steve Zieverink. Opening reception March 13 from 5-8pm.
Catherine Edelman - 300 W. Superior. Pictures, Work by German photographer Achim Lippoth. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-7 PM. 3/13-5/9.
Gallery KH - 311 W. Superior. Middle Ground, Landscapes by Rodger Bechtold. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-8 PM. 3/13-4/18.
Gruen Galleries - 226 W. Superior. March 13: Gallery 1 & 2 will feature group show with gallery artists, Gallery 3: African Art
Habatat - 222 W. Superior. Ten: 10, Sculptures by ten artists. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-7 PM. 3/13-4/25.
Josef Glimer Gallery, Ltd. - 207 W. Superior. March 13 - May 15: MAGICAL VOYAGE: Recent Paintings by Vladimir Pailodze.
Judy Saslow - 300 W. Superior. Fresh Faces 2009, Group show featuring Otto Lange, Jonah Burlingame, and Wendy Seller. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-8 PM. 3/13-4/11
Melanee Cooper - 740 N. Franklin. Branching Out, Paintings by Michael Kessler. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-8 PM. 3/13-4/11.
Perimeter - 210 W. Superior. Suites: Visions and Revisions, Etchings and Paintings, Work by Warrington Colescott. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-8 PM. 3/13-4/11.
Zolla/Lieberman - 325 W. Huron. Heather Becker, Paintings & Veil of History, Work by Peter Stephens & Glenn Wexler, Photo-based work. Reception Fri 3/13, 5-7:30 PM. 3/13-4/11.
West Loop -
Thrones Gallery – 123 N Jefferson St. Insiderart, group show: Artists: Jason Benson, Joel Dean, Austin Eddy, John Friel, Dom Garritano, George Gittins, Jacob Goudreault, Ian Hokin, Sachi Pollard, & Justin Swinburne. Opening Reception: March 13th, 2009. 6 - 9 PM
Wicker Park -
THE SILVER ROOM - 1442 N. Milwaukee. Exhibition openings with featured artist occur on the 2nd Fridays of each month from 7p – 10p (+ wine, live Dj).
SATURDAY –Bridgeport –
Co-Prosperity Sphere - performances by this incredible line up: aids wolf, us girls, mayor daley, & cacaw. 9pm.
Homan Square -
Murphy Hill - 3333 W. Arthingon. Photography: A Post Modern View, Photos by Jon Shaft documenting the influence of Daniel Burnham on Chicago's architecture. Reception Sat 3/14, 6-10 PM. 3/11-4/18.
Lincoln Square –
Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - 4642 N. Western. Rebellious Integration, Portfolio exhibition curated by Megan Sterling and Katarzyna Cepek. March 14-April 25.
Golden Age - 1744 W 18th St. Taxis Pleins, Taxis Vides launch party, Published in an edition of 500 by Je Suis une Bande de Jeunes, Taxis Pleins, Taxis Vides compiles the work of 12 young photographers from around the world. Grolsch. Sat 7pm–10pm.
River North -
Art Dealers Association of Chicago – River North, Franklin St. Meet inside the Starbucks at the corner of Chicago & Franklin. Saturday Art Gallery Tour Free - guided tour of 4 galleries in the River North district. This week a representative from Addington Gallery will lead the tour to: Andrew Bae Gallery, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Roy Boyd Gallery and Addington Gallery. 11 AM - 12:30 PM; 750 N.
River West -
Scott Projects - 1542 N Milwaukee Avenue, 3rd floor. Samuel Lipp: Dedicated to the Oneness. 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
South Loop -
Framing Mode - 1526 S. Wabash. Behind the Wheel: A Celebration of Feminism, Work by artists including Dana Day, Jessica Kronika, Elsa Muñoz, Jennifer Greenburg, and Lynda Glyman celebrating Women's History Month. Reception Sat 3/14, 6-10 PM. 3/14-4/4.
West Loop -
Art Dealers Association of Chicago – West Loop, Meet inside the Starbucks at the corner of Randolph and N. Morgan Streets. Saturday West Loop Gallery Tour, This week a representative from Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery will lead the tour to: FLATFILEgalleries, Mars Gallery, Linda Warren Gallery and Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery. 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wicker Park -
David Leonardis Gallery: Wicker Park - 1346 North Paulina. Jesy Grose, Tom Townsend, Mark Flores, Andrew DeLeo: New Blood Group Show. 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
The Green Lantern – 1511 N Milwaukee Ave. Matthew Paul Jinks: The Queen's Tailor. Jinks's closing reception includes a screening of his new video—which re-creates scenes from the film The Man in the White Suit, shifting the context from 1950s England to Chicago's contemporary Indian/Pakistani community—as well as the original film, which stars Alec Guinness. Light refreshments will be served. Sun 2pm–5pm.
Hyde Park -
Hyde Park Art Center - 5020 S. Cornell Avenue. Bits and Pieces, a video mini-exhibition inspired by the work of Mary Lou Zelazny and curated by Livebox. Works by Gregg Biermann, Sean Capone, Valerie George, Henry Gwiazda, Ellen Lake, Jodie Mack, ManosBuckius, Ruth Pringle, and Michael Szpakowski. Sunday, March 15, 6-8 pm.
Logan Square -
New Wave Coffee - 3103 W Logan Blvd. N.A.I.L.S.: The CMYK Show. 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
River North -
Josef Glimer Gallery - 207 W. Superior St. Vladimir Pailodze: Magical Voyage. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.