DEC 10 -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. Select Media Festival 9: Infoporn II Exhibition, work by Tom Burtonwood, Dayton Castleman, Caleb Charland, Jeremiah Chiu, The Center for Urban Pedagogy, Column Five Media, Theodore Darst, David A. Garcia, Firebelly Design, Francesco Franchi, Cody Hudson, Gary Kachadourian, Derek Lerner, The New City Reader Classifieds project by Kazys Varnelis and Joseph Grima & others, MaTeVoS, Serifcan Ozcan, The Present Group, The PMIRL library Infoporn Collection, Adam Lonczynski, Adam Lonczynski and Joshua Clarfelt. Reception 7-12:30.
Eastern Expansion - 244 W 31st St. Sad Cycle, work by Emily Clayton. Reception 6-9pm.
Kitchen Sink Cafe - 1107 W. Berwyn Ave. Clea Mirza James and Sayward Schoonmaker. Reception 7-9pm.
LAKEVIEW EAST -
Chicago Photography Center - 3301 N. Lincoln Ave. Deliberate Chicago, work by Jonathan Michael Johnson. Reception 7-9pm.
LINCOLN PARK -
Delilah's - 2771 N. Lincoln Ave. Holiday Art Group Show, work by Jon Langford, Nina Friday, Marty Perez, and more. Reception 7pm.
Rotofugi Gallery - 2780 N. Lincoln Ave. Japanese Vinyl, Kaiju & Beyond. Reception 7-10pm.
Fine Arts Building - 410 S. Michigan. Night at the Fine Arts Building. Reception and parties 4:30-9:30pm.
Finestra - 410 S. Michigan Ave., #516. Jewelry as Art as Jewelry, work by Glenn Doering. Reception 5-11pm.
Nicole Villeneuve Gallery - 410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 629. Space. Reception 5pm.
Robert Morris College State Street Gallery - 401 S. State St. Around Each Corner, work by Bret Steinhaus. Reception 5-8pm.
Sullivan Galleries - 33 S. State. Text Off the Page and Video Installation & Curatorial Practice Exhibition. Reception 4:30-7pm.
NOBLE SQUARE -
Betty Dare Gallery - 1319 W. Chicago Ave. Still Between Lineage and Gradients, work by Josue Pellot. Reception 7pm.
Bridge Gallery - 2202 South Halsted. Lokel: A Show of Handmade Art Jewelry by Chicago Artists. Reception 5pm.
Chicago Art Department - 1837 S. Halsted St. Art of Giving of Art. Reception 6-10pm.
Chicago Arts District - 1945 S. Halsted, Ste. 101. 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night. receptions 6-10pm.
Chicago Urban Art Society - 2229 S. Halsted St. The Daley Show, work by Nick Adam, Peter Kepha, Ruben Aguirre, Ray Noland, Billy Craven, Abraham Velasquez Tello, Ryan Duggan, Kevin Wilson, and DonÕt Fret. Reception 6-11pm.
HumanThread - 645 W. 18th St. A Political Holiday. Reception 6pm.
ROOMS Productions - 1835 S. Halsted St. While What Waits. Performance from 7-10pm.
Morpho Gallery - 5216 N. Damen Ave. One Horse Press and Spudnik Press. Reception 6-10pm.
Roy Boyd Gallery - 739 N. Wells. Seeing White, work by Vadim Katznelson. Reception 5-8pm.
WEST LOOP -
EC Gallery - 215 N. Aberdeen St. Grotto V2, work by Richard Blackwell. Reception 6-8pm.
Linda Warren Gallery - 1052 W. Fulton Mkt. A Loss Like the Rome of Waiting, work by Matthew Woodward;Surface Tension, work by Jennifer Presant. Reception 6-9pm.
Thomas Robertello Gallery - 939 W. Randolph St. 2009 was a Rough Year, work by Lilly McElroy. Reception 5-8pm.
WICKER PARK -
Heaven Gallery - 2nd floor @ 1550 N Milwaukee Ave. ACRE Benefit, work by Brandon Alvendia, Caitlin Arnold, Matthew Austin, Mara Baker, Tom Burtonwood, Ben Driggs, Aron Gent, Adam Grossi, Elisa Harkins, Katy Keefe, Jason Lazarus, Matthew Nichols, Betsy Odom, Aay Preston-Myint, Daniel Shea, Montgomery Perry Smith, Greg Stimac, Jessica Taylor, Krista Wortendyke and more. Event 6-11pm. $20 ($10 student)
DEC 11 -
ALBANY PARK -
Swimming Pool Project Space - 2858 W. Montrose Ave. Wet Affairs, work by Jesse Butcher. Reception 6-9pm.
OhNo!Doom Gallery - 1800 N. Milwaukee Ave. Soft Served. Reception 6-10pm.
Revolution Tattoo - 2221 N. Western Ave. The Eyes are the Windows to the Skull, work by Greg Shirilla. Reception 8pm-midnight.
HYDE PARK -
DuSable Museum of African American History - 740 E. 56th Pl. Let Your Motto Be Resistance.
LITTLE VILLAGE -
Liz Long Gallery & Urban Art Retreat - 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Which Way is South? Reception 1pm.
Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave. Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design.
C-M Motors - 4543 N. Damen Ave. SMB Project. Reception 5-8:30pm.
RIVER NORTH -
Zygman Voss Gallery - 222 W. Superior #1E. The Masters of the Poster. Reception 5-7pm.
WEST LOOP -
Carrie Secrist Gallery - 835 W. Washington. Melodie Provenzano and Rachel Hovnanian. Reception 4-7pm.
Packer Schopf Gallery - 942 W. Lake St. Artist Talk with Steven Carrelli and Louise LeBourgeois. Artist talk 2-4pm.
Robert Bills Contemporary - 650 W. Lake. Material Syntax: Communication between Media, work by Veronica Bruce, Dan Giordan, and Joe Baldwin. Reception 5-8pm.
WICKER PARK -
Eyeporium Gallery - 1431 N. Milwaukee Ave. St. Nick's Top Picks. Reception noon-5pm.
DEC 12 -
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S Morgan St. BYOB (Bring your own Beamer). Reception 6-10pm.
ACRE Projects - 1913 W. 17th St. Lesson 1: Misanthropy, work by Daniel Shea. Reception 4-8pm.