Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Opening This Weekend! (4/9-4/11)

Well hello again my darlings. Sorry about the lack of listing last week, I was out in the middle of the desert looking at wildflowers. I was woken up one morning by a scorpion (thankfully in a jar), and man, those things are cool looking. We turned him loose in the desert a couple hours later. Oh, the desert, it's awesome. I also discovered that my favorite decrepit old motel, the North Shore Yacht Club on the sunny (and stinky) shores of the Salton Sea, has been remodeled. SUCK! I also acquired a Brownie Beau from my husband's grandmother (it belonged to her aunt), and shot a roll of film with it. Firggin' AWESOME! But now I'm back, and ready to rock and roll. Ya want to know what's happening this weekend? Well, here you go...

Friday 4/9
Morpho Gallery - 5216 N. Damen Ave. Juried Photography Exhibition. 4/9-5/7.

Block Museum of Art - 40 Arts Circle Dr., Evanston. The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480-1650, work by Albrect Durer, Hendrik Goltzius, and more.

The Archer - 3012 S Archer. Luke Munn (Berlin) / Max Alexander (Chicago). Performance 8-11pm.

Humboldt Park:
Garage Spaces - 1337 N Maplewood Ave. Retrospective, ephemera from three 2009 shows: “Stolen,” “Den” and “Funeral.” Reception 5pm-12am.

Hyde Park:
Gordon Center for Integrative Science, University of Chicago - 929 E. 57th St. terra nano, work by Kathy Weaver. Reception 6-8pm.

Center on Halsted - 3656 N. Halsted St. The Long Road, work by the Black Poltergeist. Reception 6-8pm. 4/9-4/30.

Lincoln Park:
Thomas Masters - 245 W. North Ave. Slice of Slonem, work by Hunt Slonem. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-5/9.

Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave. New Paradigms: How WE Influence Art, discussion with Dawoud Bey, Theaster Gates, and Kehinde Wiley. Talk from 6:30-8pm, reception 8-9pm.

ARTSpace537 - 410 S. Michigan Ave. ARTSpace537 Opening Event, work by Serene Wise, Parker Gindele, Thomas J. Walther, John Gartner, Joyce Speechley, Judy Trombley, Catherine Keebler. Reception 5-8pm.

Donald Young Gallery - 224 S. Michigan, Ste. 266. Joshua Mosley. Reception 5-7pm. 4/9-4/30.

Gallery UNO - 410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 541. BFA Thesis Exhibition, work by Eun Young Cho, Melanie Martinez, Laurie Sewell, Maggie Svoboda, Johnny Wells. Reception 5:30-7:30pm.

Second Floor Gallery - 410 S. Michigan Ave. SCAVENGERS: [(artists + trash) x inspiration] = art. Reception 5:30-8:30.

North Center:
Chicago Mosaic School - 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. Artifacts and Ideas for a Nature Inspired Architecture. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-5/28.

Chicago Arts District - 1945 S. Halsted. 2nd Fridays in Pilsen, mass gallery openings. Reception 6-10pm.

Logsdon 1909 Gallery - 1909 S. Halsted St. Subtext, work by Lucinda Alston Chapman and Philip High. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-5/8.

No Coast Exhibitions and Editions - 1500 W. 17th St. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things, work by Marvin Astorga. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-5/7.

Roxaboxen Exhibitions - 2130 w 21st St. ON PILGRIMAGE, work by Hannah Isrealsohn. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-4/26.

UIC School of Architecture - 845 W Harrison St, room 1100. Publishing Futures: Content, Context and Emerging Formats. Reception 6-9pm.

River North:
Ken Saunders Gallery - 230 W. Superior. The Courage of Their Convictions, work by Jose Chardiet, Sidney Hutter, Jon Kuhn, Dante Marioni, Christopher Ries, Richard Royal and Paul Stankard. 4/9-5/30.

Marwen - 833 N Orleans St. Oaxaca Now: Young Radical Printmakers. Reception 5-7pm.

Printworks - 311 W. Superior St. Portable Landscapes, work by Martyl. 4/9-5/15.

Roscoe Village:
The 1901 Gallery Theatre - 1901 W. Belmont Ave. ARIES - The April Zodiac Art Gallery Recpetion, gothic, alt, & erotic art. Reception Friday 8pm. 4/9-4/10.

South Chicago:
PEREGRINEPROGRAM - 500 W Cermak Rd, #727. god god god, work by Charles Mahaffee. Reception 6-8:30pm.

South Loop:
Columbia College Library - 624 S. Michigan Ave. Art in the Library, work by Columbia students, faculty, and staff. Reception 5-7pm 4/8-5/15.

Ukrainian Village:
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Gladys Nilsson. 4/9-5/23.

West Loop:
Linda Warren Gallery - 1052 W. Fulton Mkt. Majestic, work by Nina Rizzo & Paintings by Michelle Wasson. Reception 6-9pm. 4/9-5/8.

Rhona Hoffman Gallery - 118 N. Peoria St. Sol LeWitt. 4/9-5/15.

Thomas Robertello Gallery - 939 W. Randolph. Noelle Mason. Reception 5-8pm. 4/9-6/5.

Wicker Park:
Coalition Gallery - 2010 W. Pierce Ave. Curator's Choice Part One, curated by Susan Aurinko. Reception 5:30-8:30. 4/9-5/7.

Saturday 4/10
Medicine Cabinet - 3216 S. Morgan St. The Longer Your Instrument Is the More Power It Has, work by Clare Britt. Reception 7-11pm.

Second Bedroom - 3216 S. Morgan St. In the Place of Dreams, work by Alberto Aguilar and Alex "Turbo/Buster Bear" Cohen. Reception 7-11pm.

Humboldt Park:
MVSEVM - 1626 N California Ave. Exhibition 6.04102010. Reception 7-10pm.

Hyde Park:
Op Shop - 1530 E. 53rd St. Norman Long - Sounding the LandscapeFrom 5-5:30pm, Conrad Freiburg - “Ukulele Pieces” CD release party, 6-7pm.

Logan Square:
HungryMan Gallery - 2135 N. Rockwell St. Halfsleep, work by Casey McGonagle. Reception 6-11pm. 4/10-4/24.

Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington St. Pride of Paper/Orgullo en Papel: Arte Papel Oaxaca & Kiff Slemmons. 4/10-7/3.

Harold Washington Library Center - 400 S. State St. Capturing Chicago Theater: 35 Years of Theater Photography, work by Lisa Howe-Ebright. 4/10-10/3.

Sunday 4/11
John H. Vanderpoel Art Museum - 9625 S. Longwood Dr. George C. Clark. Reception 1-4pm. 4/11-5/25.

Garfield Park:
devening projects + editions - 3039 W Carroll Ave. Nathaniel Robinson: Recent Sculpture and Erik Neff: Visceral Geometries. Reception 4-7pm. 4/11-5/16.

Julius C├Žsar - 3311 W Carroll Ave. Seer Sucker, work by Hans Peter Sundquist. Reception 4-7pm. 4/4-4/25.

Hyde Park:
Hyde Park Art Center - 5020 S. Cornell. Artist Talk: Andreas Fischer. Talk from 3-5.

Op Shop - 1530 E. 53rd St. Oral History, a project by Paul Durica and Zach Abubeker. Event begins at 11am.

Old Town:
Old Town Art Center - 1763 N. North Park Ave. Shine, work by Alexandra Lee. Reception 2-5pm. 4/10-4/30.

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