Summer 2017 Events

Closingperformance Event

Black Light and Make Room: Closing Event

Event and Performance

Saturday, August 5, 2017 – 2:00PM to 6:00PM

Join us for the final day of Black Light and Make Room with a workshop by the Chicago ACT Collective and performances by artists Rhonda Wheatley, Adrienne Deeble, and AJ McClenon.


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Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter

A Conversation with Robyn Hillman-Harrigan and Aislinn Borsini


Thursday, August 3, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Join us for this conversation with Robyn Hillman-Harrigan of Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter and Aislinn Borsini, Coordinator for Black Lives Matter Chicago. Coinciding with Gallery 400’...

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Release & Receive: A Workshop and Group Healing Session


Saturday, July 29, 2017 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Artists and energy healers Rhonda Wheatley and Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero provide energy healings during a group meditation as well as share tools for letting go of the past and that which no longer...

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Black Quantum Futurism Collective

A Performative Lecture and Workshop

Event and Lecture

Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

In this performative lecture and workshop, Rasheedah Phillips of Black Quantum Futurism Collective will use Afrofuturism as a lens for exploring how one can time travel using everyday ​​tools such ...

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Remnants of a Dream

Curated by The Cinema Culture


Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Remnants of a Dream investigates space, land, and memory through experimental films and a 35mm slide performance. A recollection of encounters, places, and things forgotten, these films focus on a ...

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Moving Energy: A Self-Care and Healing Workshop


Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Artist and energy healer Rhonda Wheatley leads a conversation about self-care practices for moving through tough emotions, raising one's vibrations, and shifting perspectives for balanced, healthie...

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Demystifying Collecting Art from the African Diaspora


Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Please join us for a conversation with Patric McCoy about collecting as a means of unveiling and preserving Black culture and how his collecting practices differ from those specializing in canonica...

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Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 3


Thursday, June 29, 2017 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Celebrating the new wave of independent cinema in Chicago, Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 3 champions work by underrepresented filmmakers and combines experimental genres into one seamless anthology.

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Opening Reception: Black Light and Make Room

Opening Reception

Friday, June 23, 2017 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join us for the opening reception of two exhibitions at Gallery 400: Black Light and Make Room. During the reception a special program, (e.3 There is a time and place for Everything), will b...

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The Earth Will Not Abide Closing Reception


Saturday, June 10, 2017 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Join artists Sarah Lewison, Ryan Griffis, Sarah Ross, Brian Holmes, and Claire Pentecost of The Earth Will Not Abide as they close this chapter of their long-running collective inquiry.
5–6pm: Vie...

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