Tuesday January 22 8:41 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan



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Susan Giles’ “In the Center There Were Librarians” and Other Gestures is one of three sculptural bodies of work included in Tuned Mass: Jeff Carter, Faheem Majeed and Susan Giles, a Chicago Cultural Center exhibition. Curated by Greg Lunceford, the exhibition reimagines the liberation of sculpture and painting from the dictates of architecture. The exhibition opened to the public on September 8th and will remain on view at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Rooms (78 E. Washington) through January 6, 2019.

Duneland Plein Air Painters Exhibit at Chesterton Art Center


The Duneland Plein Air Painters will be exhibiting at the Chesterton Art Center starting with an Opening Reception on Saturday, December 1 from 2-4. Approximately (20) members of the group will display their paintings that were partially or fully completed while working outside ("plein air" is a painting style where artists work outdoors). The Duneland Plein Air Painters exhibit will be hanging through the end of January.

Arts Commission now accepting Individual Advancement Program grant applications


The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today the opening of the grant application process for the Individual Advancement Program.

Lyric Announces Guest Artists for the Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert Saturday, March 23

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Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce the participation of several outstanding singers in the Renée Fleming 25th Anniversary Concert & Gala*, to honor and celebrate American soprano Renée Fleming’s extraordinary commitment to Chicago and her unparalleled contributions to our art form.

New Exhibition at Lubeznik Center for the Arts, "Waiting for a Sign" through January 12, 2019


Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) presents its latest exhibition "Waiting for a Sign" featuring artwork from Willie Baronet (Dallas, TX), Diana Guerrero-Macia (Chicago, IL), Corey Hagelberg (Miller Beach, IN), Cheryl Pope (Chicago, IL), Kay Rosen (Miller Beach, IN), Joel Ross (Champaign, IL), Deb Sokolow (Chicago, IL), and Bernard Williams (Chicago, IL).

Art Design Chicago Fall and Winter Public Tour Schedule Announced


Spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Art Design Chicago is a year-long initiative exploring Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design through exhibitions, tours, talks and special events developed in partnership with more than 75 cultural organizations throughout the City of Chicago and beyond.

Lyric's Ryan Opera Center announces 2019/20 Ensemble


Dan Novak, director of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, the professional artist development program at Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to announce that soprano Mathilda Edge, mezzo-soprano Kathleen Felty, and bass Anthony Reed, have been accepted into this prestigious program for its 2019/20 Ensemble.



EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art (September 19–22, 2019), is pleased to announce its year-round alignments with several globally recognized creative partners surrounding the eighth annual edition. In early 2019, EXPO CHICAGO will partner with Snarkitecture and Navy Pier to present the immersive installation The Beach Chicago in Navy Pier’s Aon Grand Ballroom; the third edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial will align with the exposition; the DuSable Museum of African American History’s proposed exhibition Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection will align with EXPO ART WEEK at the Roundhouse; and the Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Foundation’s major public work and educational activation entitled The Ship of Tolerance will be on view during EXPO CHICAGO at Navy Pier as part of IN/SITU Outside.