Spring 2015 Events

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Opening Reception: After Today

Opening Reception

Friday, May 8, 2015 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join us for the opening reception of After Today, an exhibition curated by Lorelei Stewart and featuring artists Marianne Fairbanks, Fultonia, 96 Acres, Jason Lazarus, Cauleen Smith, Ja...

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Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists

Screening & Panel Discussion

Discussion and Screening

Thursday, April 30, 2015 – 5:30PM to 9:00PM

Please join Pentimenti Productions, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and Gallery 400 for a special screening of Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists and "Gender Equality in the Visual Arts" pane...

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Spook Screening

The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Film Screening and Youth-led Hip-hop Peace Circles

Discussion and Screening

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Circles and Ciphers invites young people of color to enjoy a screening of a historic film and participate in an interactive, community-building event. 
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Voices: Renée Ater

Commemorating the Slave Past on the University Campus

Lecture

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Renée Ater is associate professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland. She holds a B.A. in art history from Oberlin College, and earned a M.A. and Ph.D. i...

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Reception and Artist Talks: Shadowboxing the Axis

2015 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION 3

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Friday, April 17, 2015 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

The School of Art & Art History welcomes you to join us for the reception of Shadowboxing the Axis, the last in a series of three UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions in Studio Arts, Photography, Moving ...

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Voices: Caroline Woolard

Lecture

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Caroline Woolard is an artist and organizer based in Brooklyn, New York who works between the solidarity economy and conceptual art. Making media, sculptures, furniture, and events, Woolard co-crea...

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Blue Talk

Blue Talk & Love: A reading by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

Featuring M. Shelly Conner

Event

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Quare Square Collective, Inc. presents a reading by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan from her debut short story collection Blue Talk and Love (2015). The event will also feature M. Shelly Conner reading an e...

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Reception and Artist Talks: The Uncanny Valley

2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition 2

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Friday, April 10, 2015 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

The School of Art & Art History welcomes you to join us for the reception of The Uncanny Valley, the second in a series of three UIC MFA Thesis Exhibitions in Studio Arts, Photography, Moving I...

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Voices: Robert Pruitt

Saving the Future from the Past

Lecture

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Robert Pruitt is an artist living and working in Houston TX. He makes drawings and sculptures about the complexity of black identity by combining contrasting signs and imagery of disparate black in...

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Marisa Morán Jahn

A Conversation on Art and Action

Lecture

Monday, April 6, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join us for a presentation by artist Marisa Morán Jahn, followed by a participatory discussion designed to share effective strategies for working toward social justice. 
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