CAA's in town this weekend, so be prepared for pedagogical antics of the highest degree! Get yo' ass out there!
Thursday Bonus! (2/11)
UIC MFA Open Studios - 400 S. Peoria St.
Come see work by Michael Radziewicz, Stephanie Tisza, Rebecca Grady, Mike Morris, Orson Panetti, Claire Arctander, Kristen VanDeventer, Aay Preston-Myint, Olivia Ciummo, Latham Zearfoss, Raychael Stine, Allison Yasukawa, Michael Sirianni, Tim Nickodemus, Erin Leland, Paul Nelson, Christopher Meerdo, Michael Gibisser, Maria Jonsson, Nick Harvey, Melina Ausikaitis, Min Song, Erik Peterson, Raquel Ladensack, Nicholas Wylie, Rebecca Beachy and Daniel Baird, in situ. Held in conjunction with a reception for the College Art Association conference at Gallery 400.
Morpho - 5216 N. Damen Ave. 4th Annual Emerging Artists Exhibit. Reception 6-10pm. 2/12-2/26.
Medicine Cabinet - 3216 S Morgan St. Non-Prescription, work by Christa Donner. Reception 7-11pm.
Second Bedroom Project Space - 3216 S Morgan St. By George, work by Jim Zimpel.
EAST ROGERS PARK -
Mess Hall - 6932 N. Glenwood Ave. Open House. Opens at 5pm.
Northwestern University Dittmar Gallery - 1999 Campus Dr. AfriCOBRA and the Chicago Black Arts Movement, member show. Reception 6-8pm. 2/12-3/17.
LINCOLN PARK -
Intuit - 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Treasure of Ulysses Davis. Reception 5-8pm. 2/12-5/15.
Notebaert Nature Museum - 2430 N. Cannon Dr. The Birth of Coffee. 2/12-5/9.
Fine Arts Building - 410 S. Michigan Ave. FUSED 2: art + wax in Chicago. Reception 5pm.
Gallery Uno - 410 S. Michigan Ave., #541. Efflorescene, work by Amanda Joy Calobrisi. Reception 4:30-9pm. 2/9-3/4.
President's Gallery - Harold Washington College, Room 1105, 30 E Lake St. Artist talk with Helen Maurene Cooper. Talk from 11am-12pm.
Sullivan Galleries - 33 S. State St. Picturing the Studio. Reception 6-8pm.
Chicago Art Department - 1837 S. Halsted. Cultural Excavation, work by Christopher Piatt, Ben Valentine, Wayne Bertola, Virginia Broersma, Allison Rae Butkus, Seth Gershberg, Jennifer Hines, Jennifer Jackson, Sarah Leitten, Amanda Paulson, Aaron Wooten and others.
Chicago Arts District - 1945 S. Halsted, Ste. 101. 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night. Receptions 6-10pm.
Logsdon 1909 - 1909 S. Halsted St. Desire.10, group show. Reception 6-10pm. 2/12-3/6.
National Museum of Mexican Art - 1852 West 19th St. Translating Revolution: U.S. Artists Interpret Mexican Muralists. Reception 6-8pm. 2/12-8/1.
PlayfulZen - 2147 S. Lumber St. Form and Structure, group show. Reception 6-10pm. 2/12-3/3.
ROOMS Gallery - 645 W 18th St. ORACLE:CHANNELING, with Marrakesh & Todd Frugia. Performance from 8-10pm.
RIVER NORTH -
Addington Gallery - 704 N. Wells. Carl Linstrum, New Mixed Media Paintings. Reception 5-8pm. 2/12-3/4.
Perimeter Gallery - 210 W. Superior. Don Pollack: Painting. 2/12-3/13.
RIVER WEST -
Women Made Gallery - 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. From the Center: Now! Reception 6-9pm.
SOUTH LOOP -
Elephant Room, Inc. - 704 S. Wabash Ave. 1000 Miles Shy, work by Jay Lawrence Pearson. Reception 6-10pm. 2/8-3/24.
WEST LOOP -
Ebersmoore - 213 N. Morgan, #3C. ANTEXPAGNA, work by Ryan Travis Christian. Reception 6-9pm. 2/12-3/13.
Packer Schopf Gallery - 942 W. Lake St. Jason Lahr's "Words for Paintings" Book Release Event. Reception 5-8pm.
Spoke - 119 N. Peoria, Unit 3D. Reclaimed: Clybourn Place Bridge, work by Amber-Carla-Lia, Luke Boehnke, Kim & Zach DeBord, Kazuki Guzman, Andy Hall, Scott Jarrett, Kevin Kaempf, Heather Mullins. Reception 6-8pm. 2/12-2/27.
Thomas Robertello Gallery - 939 W. Randolph. Troy Richards: The Perfect View. Reception 5-8pm. 2/12-4/3.
Walsh - 118 N. Peoria St., 2nd fl. Personal Codes, work by Michiko Itatani. Reception 5-8pm. 2/9-4/17.
DOVA Temporary Gallery - 5228 S. Harper Ave. Masquerade, A Retrospective, work by Emma Bee Bernstein. Reception 5-8pm. 2/5-2/27.
OhNo!Doom - 1800 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Following Are Pages Torn From Our Most Favorite Imaginary Books. Reception 6-10pm. 2/13-2/28.
GARFIELD PARK -
Julius Caesar - 3311 W. Carroll Ave. Studio Art Open Session on Painting: work by Thomas Lawson, Scott Reeder, Carrie Moyer, Michelle Grabner. Reception 5-7pm.
LOGAN SQUARE -
Concertina Gallery - 2351 N Milwaukee Ave. X420X, Damian Abraham. Reception 6-8:30pm.
Gallery Provocateur - 2125 N. Rockwell St. Femme Divine, work by Carrie Leigh, Derek Gores, Jeffrey David Cohn, and more. Reception 8pm-12am. 2/13-5/9.
No Coast Exhibitions and Editions - 1500 W. 17th St. Look Into the Light, work by Danimal and Jes Seamans. Reception 6-9pm. 2/13-3/7.
SOUTH LOOP -
Film Row Cinema - Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S. Wabash. MFA Film Screenings. Screening runs from 12:30-2pm.
WEST LOOP -
Rowley Kennerk Gallery - 119 N Peoria St, #3C. Studio Art Open Session on Painting: Varda Caivano, Mary Heilmann, Rebecca Morris, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung. Reception 7-10pm.
Shane Campbell Gallery - 1431 W. Chicago Ave. Studio Art Open Session on Painting: Ann Craven, Peter Halley, Jon Pestoni. Reception 6-8pm.
Western Exhibitions - 119 North Peoria Street, #2A. Studio Art Open Session on Painting: Anoka Faruqee, Judy Ledgerwood, Sabina Ott, Susanna Coffey. Reception 7-10pm.
WICKER PARK -
LVL3 - 1542 N Milwaukee Ave. Maybes. Reception 6-11pm.
Beverly Arts Center - 2407 W. 111th. Drawing the Line, work by members of the Jewish Women Artists' Network. Reception 12:30-2pm. 2/5-2/28.
HYDE PARK -
Hyde Park Art Center - 5020 S. Cornell. Opening receptions for five new exibitions: Ghost Town, Notes to Nonself, Flow Interrupted, Aspen Mays: From the Office of Scientists, and Stan Chisholm: ThingsThatNeverReallyHappened. Opening reception 3-5pm.
Lillstreet - 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave. Monster Movie Seminar! Seminar from 6-8pm.