Fall 2016 Events


Advocacy Through Art

The UIC Dialogue Colloquium in partnership with Gallery 400

Discussion and Event

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 3:30PM to 5:00PM

UIC students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members are invited to participate in a series of experimental facilitated dialogues called Advocacy Through Art. Advocacy Through Art co...

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Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art


Event and Screening

Thursday, December 1, 2016 – 10:00AM to 6:00PM

On December 1, 2016 Gallery 400 in collaboration with Visual AIDS presents COMPULSIVE PRACTICE as part of the annual Day With(out) Art. Two screenings are presented, at noon and 4pm. In additi...

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Ethnic Notions


Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Ethnic Notions is Marlon Riggs' Emmy-winning documentary that takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time the deep-rooted stereotypes which have fueled...

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(pre)Day With(out) Art

Discussion and Event

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 – 3:00PM to 5:30PM

As a precursor to Day With(out) Art on December 1, Gallery 400 hosts two programs aimed at examining the ongoing AIDS crisis in the present and the future. 
3pm: Join Gallery 400 for final pr...

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A Conversation with David Leggett and Lauren Berlant

Artist Talk and Discussion

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Join artist David Leggett and University of Chicago Professor Lauren Berlant for a conversation coinciding with Gallery 400’s current exhibition, David Leggett: Black Drawls. Starting from Leggett...

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Open Studios Salon: Making It

Discussion and Event

Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Join us at Gallery 400 for an open and frank conversation about the ways that artists make it in the world and discuss what does it mean to make it as an artist. Alums from every discipline share h...

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It’s a Po$t Black Thang, You Wouldn't Understand


Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Moderated by Gallery 400 Director Lorelei Stewart and featuring Cauleen Smith, Erin J. Gilbert, and Roderick A. Ferguson
Please join Gallery 400 for a panel discussion coinciding with our current ...

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Collage Dropout

Artmaking Workshop


Saturday, November 12, 2016 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Artist David Leggett leads an interactive multimedia workshop designed for both the amateur and experienced artist alike. Utilizing materials such as Bristol paper, rubber stamps, color pencil, scr...

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Voices: Adrian Notz

The Next 100 Years of Dada: Cabaret Voltaire as Gesamtkunstwerk


Monday, November 7, 2016 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Curator Adrian Notz (b. 1977, Zurich) studied Fine Arts at the University of Arts in Bremen and Theory at the Zurich University of the Arts. He is director of the Cabaret Voltaire, a site pivotal i...

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Opening Reception: David Leggett: Black Drawls

Opening Reception

Friday, November 4, 2016 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join us for the opening reception of David Leggett's solo exhibition Black Drawls. This first large-scale presentation of artwork by Chicago-based David Leggett includes paintings, draw...

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