Fall 2017 Events

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Fall Exhibition Catalogue Release Party

Artist Talk and Event

Saturday, December 16, 2017 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM

With Readings from catalogue contributors at 3:30pm. 
Celebrate the success of our Fall 2017 exhibitions, Let Me Be an Object That Screams, curated by Matt Morris, and Traduttore, Traditore, ...

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Conversation: Karen Greenwalt, Katja Rivera, and Sherwin Ovid


Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Explore the process of curating with UIC Art History PhD candidates Karen Greenwalt and Katja Rivera. In conversation with UIC MFA alumnus Sherwin Ovid, they will discuss their interdepartmental re...

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UIC School of Art & Art History Open Studios


Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 6:00PM to 10:00PM

UIC School of Art & Art History hosts Open Studios on Thursday, November 30 from 6-10pm. 
6–7pm: Conversation with Karen Greenwalt, Katja Rivera, and Sherwin Ovid at Gallery 400....

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Screening: Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Presented in partnership with the Native American Support Program, Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi tells the history that forced the Lakota language to near extinction, while presenting a portrait of a co...

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Voices: Jani Scandura

Inside Inside: Alén Diviš’ prison walls


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Join us for a lecture on Alén Diviš (1900-1956), a Czech artist whose work portrayed the hallucinatory visual space of prison walls. In Inside Inside: Alén Diviš’ prison walls, Jani Scandura e...

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Voices: Bani Abidi

Artist Talk

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Bani Abidi is a contemporary Pakistani artist who works primarily in video, photography, and drawing. Hovering somewhere between truth and fiction, her work is an incisive and ongoing investigation...

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Forms & Features: Translation


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney, this poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with the artworks in Traduttore, Traditore, on view November 3-Dece...

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Opening Reception: Traduttore, Traditore

Opening Reception

Friday, November 3, 2017 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for the opening reception of  Traduttore, Traditore, curated by Karen Greenwalt and Katja Rivera. Traduttore, Traditore brings together a group of artists from around the world wh...

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Voices: Harold Mendez

Artist Talk

Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Multidisciplinary artist and UIC MFA alumnus Harold Mendez will give an artist talk for Gallery 400’s Voices lecture series. Mendez is a first-generation American, born to Colombian and Mexican par...

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Voices: Sandra Gibson + Luis Recoder

Artist Talk

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Sandra Gibson + Luis Recoder stage the scene of film as orphaned object through the temporal labor of moving image installation. Collaborators since 2000, Gibson + Recoder unite the rich traditions...

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