Summer 2017 Events

Closingperformance Event

Black Light and Make Room: Closing Performances


Saturday, August 5, 2017 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Join us for the final day of Black Light and Make Room with performances by artists Rhonda Wheatley and Adrienne Deeble and AJ McClenon.
4–5pm | Excavating Myself and Eavesdropping on Your Future ...

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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 will share tools for letting go of the past and that which no longer serves us. Wheatley and Guerrero will provide energy he...

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Remnants of a Dream

Curated by Amir George


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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Movingimage Event

Moving Energy: A Self-Care and Healing Workshop


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

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

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Collecting Black Art with Patric McCoy


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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Forms & Features

Ecopoetry Workshop


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with the artworks in The Earth Will Not Abide. Led by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney, partic...

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This Land/That Land Symposium

The Politics of Land Sovereignty and Environmental Racism

Discussion, Event, and Lecture

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 5:00PM until Wednesday May 24, 2017 5:30PM

This Land/That Land Symposium: The Politics of Land Sovereignty and Environmental Racism

May 23, 2017 | 5pm – 8pm May 24, 2017 | 9am – 5:30pm
Join Gallery 400 and UIC’s Native American Suppo...

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