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Visitors may engage their creative sides at Summer Creation Stations through interactive and creative projects appropriate for children and adults. This week, visitors are invited to explore and think about the exhibition further by taking everyday objects to create distinctive art.
Date: Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago
For more information, call 312.280.2660 or visit their Web site www.mcachicago.org/education/prog_detail.php
With art, antiques, and culture celebrations throughout the city, Artropolis – May 1-4 – presents an unparalleled arts experience.
Artropolis is anchored by Art Chicago. At The Merchandise Mart, this comprehensive survey of painting, photography, drawings, prints, sculpture, video, and special exhibitions features early 20th Century modern masters through today’s most celebrated artists from around the world.
Three stand-alone on-site exhibitions – New Insight, Partisan, and The Hairy Who and Imagist Legacy in Contemporary Art – will harmonize with Art Chicago. Running concurrently at The Mart are NEXT, the invitational exhibition of emerging art, and The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair featuring more than 100 of the world’s top dealers who will showcase antiques and fine art from a wide range of categories, periods and locales.
All around Chicago during this extraordinary weekend, more than 80 cross-discipline institutions – including museums, dance troupes, nightclubs, music venues, arts organizations and other cultural institutions of all sizes – will participate with special openings, performances, exhibitions, back-of-house tours, discounted tickets, after-hours events. For example, this arts immersion event aligns with Museum of Contemporary Art’s (link to anticipated opening of Take your time: Olafur Eliasson.
Find complete details on all events at The Mart and throughout the city at Artropolis.