Category Archives: Process: Opening Reception



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...

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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen

Location: Exhibit Hall & Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North, at.. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.

Temporary Exhibition: February 6-May 1, 2016.

Strandbeest: the Dream machines of Theo Jansen is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum [PEM], Salem, MA. Audemars Piguet, the tour's National Sponsor, provided generous support to Chicago...

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Above Image: Dr. Richard Powell [curator of the exhibition] and Daniel Schulman [Director of Visual Arts for DCASE, Chicago] at the Opening Reception.


Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Temporary Exhibition: March 7 - August 31, 2015

Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor at Chicago Cultural Center.

Admission is FREE!

The exhibition is presented by the Chicago Department of...

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Amplifiers - by Nicole Beck

 Dedicated: October 10, 2014

 Location: Electrical and Computer Engineering [ECE] building at the University of Illinois. 306 N Wright St Urbana, IL 61801, at the entrance from the quad side of the building.

 Description: 18' x 12' x 6'/ Stainless steel, dichroic glass, RGB LEDs, granite.

 Commission by Capital Development Board of Illinois Art-In-Architecture program.

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Above Image: Sculptor Chakaia Booker, Deputy Commissioner DCASE Tracie D. Hall and me. Where DCASE is Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago. Photo by Jeff Stevenson, who works at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.


2014: Carts and Cocktails

 Saturday, Sep 14, 2014

 An annual benefit fundraiser at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University.

 One of the...

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1004 Portraits - by Jaume Plensa

Temporary Exhibit: June 18 2014 through December 2015.

Location: Millennium Park - Madison Street entrance and South Boeing Gallery. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Millennium Park, there is a new installation of the work by Jaume Plensa, sculptor of one of the most prominent attraction of Millennium Park - the Crown Fountain: "Jaume Plensa: 1004...

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CSI Presents "Invoking the Absence"

Temporary Exhibition: May 17 to October 26, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 17, 2014

Location: Elks National Veterans Memorial

Curated by Lucas Cowan

A group exhibition of 22 artists:  Terry Karpowicz, Steve Luecking, Toby Zallman, Carol Hammerman, Christine Perry, Christina Murphy, Chris Newman, Peter Gray, Suzanne Cohan-Lange, Dominic Sansone, Glenn & Deborah Doering, Ron...

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The Western Veil - by Julia Haw

April 14th-Aug 15th 2014

Opening Reception: April 25, 2014.

Location: Thompson Center, Chicago, IL

The Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery exhibits and promotes the work of contemporary and historical Illinois artists. The changing exhibition schedule presents Illinois art to a statewide as well as a national and international audience.

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