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Art Institute 1h
A small revolution occurred across Europe in the late 19th century as painters and designers worked together across media to bring a new art—or art nouveau—to all. Gallery 244 presents works by these artists who collaborated with one another during a period of experimentation.
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Art Institute 6h
Now through Sunday! For an hour each day, all elements in Cally Spooner's "DEAD TIME" collide: a poisonous water fountain, a dancer, an actor, a cellist, a celebrity under attack because of shame, and narration by Ivanka Trump. Space is limited!
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Art Institute 7h
THURSDAY—Gallery Talk in American Sign Language Join us for an interactive tour of works in the collection led by a museum educator in American Sign Language. Free to IL residents—
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PBS NewsHour Apr 21
For three nights in February, the opened its doors for “Midwinter," with more than 30 eclectic acts performing inside the museum. reports.
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Art Institute Apr 19
NOW ON VIEW—"Ornamental Traditions: Jewelry from Bukhara" Located in present-day Uzbekistan, the Emirate of Bukhara was a major oasis on the Silk Road traversing Central Asia. Explore a vibrant artistic heritage rarely seen outside the former Soviet Union
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Art Institute Apr 18
The emperors of China’s last dynasty, the Qing (1644–1911), were enamored of exquisitely decorative objects and recruited remarkable craftsmen to serve their court. See elegant and technically sophisticated objects from China's last era of imperial grandeur—on view in Asian Art.
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Art Institute Apr 18
APRIL 22–28: Performance: Cally Spooner—DEAD TIME A dancer; an actor; a cellist; a celebrity under attack because of shame; narration by Ivanka Trump; a poisonous water fountain. For an hour each day, all elements in "DEAD TIME" collide. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Apr 18
Tonight at 6:00! An Introduction to Performance Art with Michael Portnoy Michael Portnoy's practice revolves around performance through participatory installation, video, and other media. Join us as he discusses his artistic approach. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Apr 17
Winslow Homer's paintings of the sea are unparalleled in American art. "The Herring Net" depicts the heroic efforts of fishermen at their daily work, striving to steady the precarious boat as it rides the incoming swells. EXPLORE—
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Art Institute Apr 17
APRIL 27—Workshop: Drawing and Meditation Explore the connection between meditation and drawing and experience the ways drawing itself can be used as a meditation technique. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Apr 17
CLOSING MAY 5—"Into the Void: Prints of Lee Bontecou" While best known for her wall reliefs, Lee Bontecou produced a series of important prints between 1962 and 1982. The images are unmistakably hers: black voids, cosmic orbs, and strange, hybrid forms:
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Art Institute Apr 16
Tonight at 6:30! Don't miss "With Nothing But Her Feet And The Stars," a free performance by Avery R. Young at the Hall Branch Library (4801 S. Michigan Ave). And enjoy this musical selection complementing the event! JOIN US—
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Art Institute Apr 16
The mukenga mask is worn in the northern part of the Kuba Kingdom in today's Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its prominent trunk and two tusks refer to the elephant, the supreme symbol of wealth and leadership among the Kuba. See this mask among the objects in Arts of Africa.
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Art Institute Apr 16
THURSDAY—An Introduction to Performance Art with Michael Portnoy Michael Portnoy's practice revolves around performance through participatory installation, video, and a variety of other media. Join us as he discusses his artistic approach. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Apr 16
CLOSING JUNE 23—"Cevdet Erek: chiçiçiçichiciçi" This interactive installation takes its cue from daily life: how footsteps strike the pavement; how one's fingers gently play a railing or a fence; or how rhythm affects the movement of people on the street:
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Art Institute Apr 15
When you play the game of thrones, you win or die. Explore implements of war and dazzling displays of wealth and power—on view in Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor. EXPLORE—
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Art Institute Apr 15
TOMORROW—Performance: With Nothing But Her Feet And The Stars Join us as artist Avery R. Young () activates the Hall Branch Library (4801 South Michigan Avenue) with an original performance—with and . FREE—
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Art Institute Apr 15
THURSDAY—Creative Writing Workshop: The Story The museum galleries are a natural inspiration for storytelling. Experience a series of encounters with artworks and generative exercises focused on the art of the story in a multi-session workshop. REGISTER—
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Art Institute Apr 15
COMING SOON—"The People Shall Govern! Medu Art Ensemble and the Anti-Apartheid Poster" Advocating for social justice and pan-African solidarity, the Medu Art Ensemble articulated a call for radical change through graphic design and poster production:
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Art Institute Apr 13
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This show is included with general admission. Thanks!
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