Thursday 2/10 -
SOUTH LOOP -
Columbia College Hokin Gallery - 623 S. Wabash Ave. Re:Collections: Collecting and Archiving as a Creative Practice. Reception 5-8pm.
WEST LOOP -
threewalls - 119 N. Peoria #2C. Mindy Rose Schwartz: Artist Talk. Talk from 7-8pm.
Center for Contemporary African Art & Culture - 6200 S. Drexel Ave. Double Expresso, Double Expression, work by Thulani Earnshaw. Reception 6-8pm.
Smart Museum of Art - 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. The Tragic Muse. Reception 5:30-7:30pm.
Friday 2/11 -
Beverly Arts Center - 2407 W. 111th St. Mindscapes, work by Andrius Plioplys. Reception 6-9pm.
Co-Prosperity Sphere - 3219 S. Morgan St. Lumpen 1995 Sex Issue Release Party. Reception begins at 7pm.
Murdertown - 2351 N Milwaukee Ave, 2. The Warmth I Feel Is So Cold, work by Lindsey Hook, Jessica Minckley and Amber Renaye. Reception 6-9pm.
EAST VILLAGE -
Rainbo Club - 1150 N. Damen Ave. Every Thing That Rises Must Converge, work by Marzena Abrahamik, Andrea Bauer, Maral Hashemi, and Evan Jenkins. Reception 6-10pm.
Iceberg Gallery - 7714 N Sheridan Road. Thundercrack! (1975), by Curt McDowell. Screening 6-8pm.
Chicago Photography Center - 3301 N Lincoln Ave. Iraqi Eyes Exhibit. reception 7-9pm.
Studio Within Salon and Spa - 3000 N. Sheffield Ave. DISCERNMENT, work by Angela Bryant. Reception 7-9pm.
Fine Arts Building - 410 S. Michigan. 2nd Friday Open Studios. Reception 4:30-9:30pm.
Chicago Arts District - Halsted btw 18th and 21st. 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night. Receptions 6-10pm.
Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chroma, work by Hiroe Hanazono and Mikey Walsh. Reception 6-9pm.
Las Manos Gallery - 5220 N. Clark St. Variations. Reception 7-10pm.
RIVER NORTH -
Judy Saslow Gallery - 300 W. Superior St. Jordan Scott. Reception 5-8pm.
Perimeter Gallery - 210 W. Superior St. Accolades to the East, work by Jay Strommen. Reception 5-8pm.
Saturday 2/12 -
ALBANY PARK -
Swimming Pool Project Space - 2858 w. Montrose. Breaking Up With Chicago. Show and sale from 2-8pm.
Block Museum of Art - 40 Arts Circle Dr. Block Cinema: Kitty. Screening 2-3:30pm.
Liz Long Gallery & Urban Art Retreat - 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Women Artists. Reception 1-4pm
LOGAN SQUARE -
HungryMan Gallery - 2135 N Rockwell St. A Coupling, work by Frank Piatek and Judith Geichman; Dana Degiulio and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung; Samantha Bittman and Mike Nudelman; and Amber Thomas and Josh Reames. Reception 6-11pm.
OAK PARK -
What It Is - 1155 S Lyman Ave. The Letter X, work by Lise Haller Baggesen. Reception 3-11pm.
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture - 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. Kaunas Images, work by Peter and Solvei Stohl. Reception 7pm.
WEST LOOP -
Robert Bills Contemporary - 222 N. Des Plaines St. Drawings: Nathan Vernau, Steven Frost, and Tiphanie Spencer. Reception 5-8pm.
The Hills Esthetic Center - 128 N. Campbell Ave., Unit G. Long Gone, work by Maren Miller. Reception 8-11pm.
WICKER PARK -
Monique Meloche Gallery - 2154 W. Division St. Ebony G. Patterson. Reception 4-7pm.
Sunday 2/13 -
Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S. Michigan Ave. Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection. Show begins Sunday.
NOBLE SQUARE -
Roots & Culture - 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. New Acquisitions from the Video Data Bank 2011. Reception 7-11pm.
ACRE Projects - 1913 W. 17th St. Present, work by Jennifer Ray. Reception 4-8pm.
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - 2320 W Chicago Ave. Selected Works from Bohdan Kowalsky Collection. Reception 1-4pm.
Thanks to Chicago Reader, Chicago Gallery News, On the Make, Spaces.org, Flavorpill, Artslant, Proximity Magazine, and CAR, for their art calendars which help me build this weekly list.