ADDICTED Chicago’s UPCOMING EXHIBITS/EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED
About: Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister spent ten years exploring the idea of happiness and turned it into an imaginative and interactive exhibit called The Happy Show. Sagmeister presents typographic investigations created from his diary.
Date: Now through September 23rd
Time: Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm, Friday, 9 am–6 pm, Saturday, 9 am–6 pm, and Sunday, 10 am–6 pm
Place: Chicago Cultural Center- 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL.
About: Spudnik Press Cooperative celebrates literary culture and printmaking on Saturday, July 27th with its 9th Annual Printers’ Ball. Enjoy readings, performances, live printmaking demos, workshops, exhibitions, food, and drink tastings. View the full lineup of performers HERE.
Date: Saturday, July 27th
Place: Hubbard Street Lofts- 1821 W. Hubbard, Suite 303, Chicago, IL.
About: Saturday Strip celebrates the world of independent comics, cartoons, and animation in Chicago. The day-long event includes animation workshops, readings, screenings, comic jams, rare books and original artwork for sale, comedy improv, and much more.
Date: Saturday, July 27th
Time: Events begin at 10am. Click HERE for complete schedule.
Place: Museum of Contemporary Art - 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL.
About: Who doesn’t like a good selfie? MCA’s August first Fridays features this theme. Pose for your own selfie in Kelly Kaczynski’s pop-up green studio, enjoy a musical performance by Joan of Arc, enjoy sketches by six local comedians, performance readings, videos, and much more!
Date: Friday, August 2nd
Place: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago- 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL.
Price: General admission $18, Advance tickets $14, and MCA members $10
About: Join Maxwell Colette Gallery and Holiday Exploits for their upcoming exhibition, Equilibrio, a two-person exhibit featuring paintings by Brazilian artists Rodrigo Level and Gabriel Kieling. Level and Kieling present themes of harmony, balance, and sensuality influenced by life in Sao Paulo.
Date: Friday, August 9th (on display through September 14th)
Place: Maxwell Colette Gallery- 908 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL.
Jason Limon is a painter and illustrator whose work portrays ideas of hope, new beginnings, and more. Michael Slack is an artist, illustrator, and character designer whose humorous work has appeared in books, magazines, and television.
Date: Friday, August 9th
Place: Rotofugi Gallery- 2780 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL.
About: View the world’s finest street art from some of the best graffiti photographers from around the world.
Date: Friday, August 23rd (on display through Sunday, September 1st)
Place: Galerie F- 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL.
About: The Quennect 4 Collective brings you the 4th annual Block Party filled with live music, art, games, theatre, dance, and much more.
3pm- Phillip Morris (Hip Hop)
4pm- Tiny Miles (Blues/Soul)
5pm-Doum Sound (Roots Grove)
6pm- Khari Lemuel (R&B/Soul)
7pm- Matt Davis Ensemble (New Orleans Brass)
8pm-Ifficial Reggae Movement (Roots Reggae)
*DJ stage hosted by Soulphonetics
Visual artists include: David Marquez, Malikah Fernandez, Amy Hassan, Jamilah Hassan, Jasso, Amara Betty Martin, Alejandra Martinez, Victor M. Montanez, Rafa Recendiz, Jim Riggs, Matthew Silva, Natalia Sustaita, Earnest Streeter, Ivan Vasquez, Natalia Virafuentes, and Emmanuel WhiteEagle.
Outdoor markets include: Rootid Designs, and Siren Graphix.
Date: Saturday, August 31st
Place: 1414 N. Hoyne (between Lemoyne and Schiller)
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