2017 Selfie with Chicago Public Art Plan
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] have designated 2017 the Chicago "Year of Public Art," with plans for special community projects, art festival, youth programs and much more.
Event: Release of Chicago's first ever Public Art Plan.
Date: October 26, 2017.
Location: Chicago Cultural Center.
Sky Landing - by Yoko Ono
Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony: October 17, 2016.
Location: Garden of the Phoenix in Jackson Park, East 60th Street on Wooded Island, between Lake Shore Drive and Cornell Drive.
Sky Landing is funded by the nonprofit Project 120, which has been investing in upgrades for the park including planting cherry trees and a visitors...
Discarded Tire Artwork by Chakaia Booker
Location: Boeing Galleries at Millennium Park
Temporary Exhibition: April 30, 2016 – April 2018
This is the sixth Rotating Large Scale Sculptural Exhibition at Boeing Gallery.
Chakaia Booker is the first African American artist to be showcased in the Boeing Galleries.
2016: Chicago Sculpture International unveils “Women Sculptors of Chicago – Not for Men Only” Talk SeriesPosted by Jyoti Srivastava
2016: Chicago Sculpture International [CSI] unveils Lecture Series
"Women Sculptors of Chicago - Not for Men Only"
A series of five lectures, one each month, from January through May, 2016.
Location: Studio Theater at Chicago Cultural Center."Women Sculptors of Chicago - Not for Men Only" lecture series features images, live process demonstrations and discussions presented by 11 extremely creative and talented female sculptors. All of...
Desti-Nation: A Haitian magazine
Desti-Nation: A Haitian magazine with the goal of promoting Haiti outside; had story on Jean-Baptiste Pointe duSable. It was a lead story, covered in the center pages of the magazine. The article "Jean Baptiste Pointe duSable of Haitian descent, Founder of Chicago," was by Marc Arthur Pierre -Louis, and the accompanying...
AIC: Interpretive Resource
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Left: Tomb of Potter and Bertha Honoré Palmer, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. Photograph by Jyoti Srivastava. Right: Tomb of Potter and Bertha Honoré Palmer, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. Photograph by Jyoti Srivastava.
However, a correction is required, the right tomb is of Marshall Fields.