Category Archives: Temporary Exhibition

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Origami in the Garden - by Kevin Box

Location: The Morton Arboretum.

May 19, 2017 - October 22, 2017

There are 25 displays featuring 40 origami-inspired sculptures.

About Origami:  Origami is the art of paper folding. The word is a combination of two Japanese words ori [folding] and kami [paper]. In modern usage, the word...

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Sumi-E painting by Patricia Larkin Green

Location: Morton Arboretum

Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Patricia Larkin Green is an active member of the Sumi-e Society of America and the International Chinese Calligraphy Art and Painting Society. She has been featured in numerous publications, including The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Reader, Gapers Block, Hyperallergic and a Pioneer Press...
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The Story Chair

Location: Chicago Cultural Center

What is it? This is the centerpiece of the custom designed furniture of Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, from which stories are read at library programs.

The example displayed here is a prototype created by Hammond, Beeby and Babka – the architectural firm responsible for the Sulzer design. Its design and handpainting was created by the project’s supervising...

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Eugene Eda’s Doors for Malcolm X College

Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery at Chicago Cultural Center.

Temporary Exhibition: January 21-June 25, 2017.

Admission Fee: Free

This exhibition presents all 32 doors painted by Eugene Eda for the stairwells of the original, now demolished Malcolm X College. Painted in 1971,  the monumental doors are a landmark of the...

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