Events

Curatortour

Curator Tour: Let Me Be an Object that Screams

Event

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Join us for a tour of Let Me Be an Object that Screams with curator Matt Morris. On view from September 8 until October 21, this exhibition brings together a range of works by contemporary artists ...

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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.

12:30–2:30pm&#...

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Release & Receive: A Workshop and Group Healing Session

Event

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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Moving Energy: A Self-Care and Healing Workshop

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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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The Earth Will Not Abide Closing Reception

Event

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

Event

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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Farm-to-Fork Dinner

Waste Not, Want Not

Event

Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Join us for a sound art installation, dinner, and conversation in participation with the Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table. Guided by our guest facilitator, Sarah Gabriella Hernandez, we will ...

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Homegrown Justice Food Stand

Event

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00AM until Sunday April 23, 2017 6:00PM

Open Engagement: Homegrown Justice Stand
April 22-23, 10am-6pm

During the Open Engagement conference, visit the Homegrown Justice Stand within Gallery 400’s exhibition The Earth Will Not Abi...

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Propeller Fund Open House

Event

Friday, April 21, 2017 – 10:00AM to 7:00PM

Propeller Fund presents a series of discussions, performances, presentations, and more in multiple neighborhoods across Chicago. Now in it’s eighth year, Propeller Fund is a Chicago-area granting o...

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Urbanforage

This Land/That Land: Discussions About Political Ecology and Place

Event

Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Led by ecologist Nance Klehm, Urbanforages are two hour informally guided walks through the spontaneous and cultivated vegetation of the urbanscape. Along the walk, participants learn to identify p...

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Movement from Life

Workshop with Victoria Bradford

Event

Saturday, February 11, 2017 – 2:00PM to 3:30PM

In partnership with CDF and NEFA’s RDDI Chicago, Gallery 400 presents a movement workshop with artist Victoria Bradford for those interested in the relationship between mark making and movement in ...

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The Everyday Extraordinary Body

Panel Discussion

Discussion and Event

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Join us as we explore the work of Chicago-based artists and their relationship to the influence of Yvonne Rainer. In partnership with Chicago Dancemakers Forum and the NEFA’s Regional Dance Develop...

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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

COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

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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(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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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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Collage Dropout

Artmaking Workshop

Event

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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Multimedia Time Machine

All Ages Audio/Visual Workshop & Performance

Event

Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Participants from every generation are invited to collaborate with artists and musicians Ben LaMar Gay, Selina Trepp, and exhibiting artist Christa Donner in transforming the gallery space into a m...

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Ad Hoc Playground

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 – 11:00AM to 2:00PM

Ad Hoc Playground is a workshop dedicated to the free exploration of materials through child-directed play and improvisation. Materials may include; cardboard boxes, fabric, duct tapes, huge rolls ...

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Live the Life Book Launch

Event

Thursday, August 11, 2016 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Join Jen Delos Reyes to celebrate the launch of her new book, I’m Going to Live the Life I Sing About In My Song: How Artists Make and Live Lives of Meaning. The book traces a history of artists wh...

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Debt Workshop

An Artist's Guide to Student Loans and Financial Self-Advocacy

Presented by The Artists Financial Support Group

Event

Saturday, July 30, 2016 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

In the fall of 2010, several alumni of the NYU Graduate Acting Program met in New York. After graduating from one of the foremost artistic training programs in the country, they found themselves w...

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Professional Artists Toolkit: Artists' Contracts

Workshop by Ahmet Öğüt

Event

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Professional Artists Toolkit: Artists’ Contracts, led by Ahmet Öğüt, is a workshop focusing on his "Letter of Agreement" between artists and potential buyers or galleries. In collaboration with ...

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Precarity Happy Hour

Hosted by Lucky Pierre

Event

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

All who feel the pressures of student loan debt, unstable employment, precarious labor, and the pressures of making ends meet are invited to attend Precarity Happy Hour. Over cocktails, music, conv...

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Precarity Youth Workshop

Day Two

Event

Saturday, July 9, 2016 – 11:00AM to 4:00PM

11:00am–1:00pm: Biz Swagg as Economic Self Defense for Teens
Led by LaKeisha Hamilton, founder of Youth at the CrossRoads.
Schools are strapped, parents are tapped—who’s going to show you how to ...

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DeBt for Kids

Story and Discussion

Event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:00PM until Wednesday July 27, 2016 3:00PM

Why is there a silent B in debt? Where is debt located? And if I can’t see it, is it still there? 
Maybe debt is a tall tale that is told by bankers, the mayor, the governor and other decisio...

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Precarity Youth Workshop

Day One

Event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – 11:00AM to 3:00PM

11:00am–12:30pm: Art Therapy for Chicago Public School Students, Parents, and Teachers
Led by Irene Robinson and Anna Jones
Schools have been closed, services have been cut, teachers have been fi...

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Closing Reception: our duty to fight

Event

Saturday, June 11, 2016 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Please join Gallery 400 for the closing reception for
our duty to fight, featuring spoken word performances by Kuumba Lynx youth poets and a conversation with our duty to fight artists.

Artist...

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What We Have Witnessed: Documenting Movements in Different Modes

Event and Screening

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – 6:00PM to 8:30PM

What We Have Witnessed: Documenting Movements in Different Modes explores the ways that artists are documenting and participating in movements against anti-Black state violence. The event incl...

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Propeller Fund 2016 Application Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 1:00PM until Wednesday May 25, 2016 6:00PM

1–3pm | Applying to Propeller
Introduction to and tips on writing a compelling proposal, budgeting, navigating the online system, and juror’s point of view. Presenters include previous Propeller F...

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Please Don’t Bury Me Alive!

Anthony Romero and Josh Rios

Event

Saturday, April 9, 2016 – 12:45PM to 2:00PM

“There is something about Mexico. An overall hidden concealed violence about the landscape itself. Many artists and writers have gone to Mexico and been completely destroyed, you know . . . So you ...

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Lunch Hour

Lunch Hour: Aaron Walker and Will Hobson

Event

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

The lunch hour may indeed be one of the most hyphenated moments of the day, joining the morning to the afternoon and spent clearing the mind, running errands, catching up on things you should have ...

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Closing Reception: Few Were Happy with Their Condition

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

Gallery 400 is hosting a closing reception for Few Were Happy with Their Condition. The event will include a sampling of Romanian delicacies, including meatball soup, mititei, salata varza, and veg...

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[dispatches] from the East within the North

A New Commission by Rozalinda Borcilă

Event

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

[dispatches] from the East within the Northan experimental newspaper project as performance, social sculpture or organizing tool

Eastern Europe is not the name of a place on a map. Rather, the m...

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Aah Open House

UIC MFA Open Studios

Event

Friday, February 12, 2016 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Join us for an evening of events at the UIC School of Art & Art History MFA Open Studios.
Featured Artists: Nicholas Ballesteros, Jose Luis Benavides, Kate Calleri, Elizabeth Cambron, Sara Con...

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Artist Tax Workshop

Event

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Hosted by Propeller Fund, this workshop led by Janet Ecklebarger will instruct recent grant recipients and applicants on how to properly claim grants on their taxes and how to account for artwork s...

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Platforms

Making Chances Closing Reception

Featuring the PLATFORMS catalogue release and Party Out of Bounds, a panel discussion with the organizers of Chances Dances

Discussion and Event

Saturday, December 12, 2015 – 5:00PM to 9:00PM

Please join Chances Dances for a public conversation* at the close of their tenth year of organizing and the Making Chances exhibition. Past and present organizers will speak about the history of C...

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Radiant Presence

Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art

RADIANT PRESENCE

Event

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 – 10:00AM to 6:00PM

On December 1, 2015 Gallery 400 in collaboration with Visual AIDS presents RADIANT PRESENCE as part of the annual Day With(out) Art. To honor this day of action and mourning, gallery lights are dim...

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WERQ: Embodying Queer Spirit

Fashion Show

Event

Saturday, October 24, 2015 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Join us for WERQ: Embodying Queer Spirit A Fashion Show and Celebration of

Platforms: 10 Years of Chances Dances. WERQ celebrates the fashions and lqqks of Chances Dances awardees....

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Discipline and Doctrine

Graduate Symposium

Event

Friday, October 23, 2015 – 9:00AM to 6:00PM

The Art History Graduate Student Association at the University of Illinois at Chicago, along with the Digital Humanities Working Group, is pleased to present 'Discipline and Doctrine,' an inter-dis...

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Spotlight: A celebration of LGBTIQ resources and organizations

Featuring Performances by Megan Milks and Rebecca Kling

Event

Thursday, October 1, 2015 – 4:00PM to 7:00PM

Spotlight is a resource fair focused on welcoming queer-identified youth and young adults to Chicago. This event is designed as a gathering of a variety of service agencies and groups that work wit...

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Creative Resistance: Past|Present

P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom Workshop

Event

Saturday, August 8, 2015 – 12:30PM to 4:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and 96 Acres for the final workshop in 96 Acres’ latest series, P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom —free, intergenerational creative workshops around methods of implementing act...

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Mothership

An Afro-Futurist & Afro-Surrealist Experience of Prophetic Imagination

Event

Monday, July 20, 2015 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Gallery 400 and the MB collective invite you to Mothership: An Afro-Futurist & Afro-Surrealist Experience of Prophetic Imagination. This multi-dimensional workshop hosted by a collective o...

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Natural Dye Workshop

with Marianne Fairbanks

Event

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Gallery 400 and the Chicago Park District invite you to join us for a natural dye workshop in Julia de Burgos Park with artist Marianne Fairbanks.
Participants are invited to take in the beauty an...

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I Am You & You Are Me: Collective Liberation

P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom Workshop

Event

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 12:30PM to 4:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and 96 Acres for the second workshop in 96 Acres’ latest series, P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom
—free, intergenerational creative workshops around methods of implementing a...

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Black Girl In Om After Today Yoga Workshop

Event

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Sure, we practice yoga. But, why? What are the benefits of yoga and can we practice at home without some yoga guru guide? If you’re curious about yoga as a holistic practice that you can cultivate ...

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After Today Bike Ride

with FULTONIA

Event

Sunday, July 12, 2015 – 11:00AM to 2:00PM

Join us for a group bike ride that explores the underlying exhibition themes of After Today as they relate to bodies moving through space, neighborhoods, and physical pathways with stops at key lan...

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This Stops Today

Creative Expressions on Police Accountability, Anti-Violence & Community Safety

Event

Saturday, July 11, 2015 – 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression for This Stops Today: Creative Expressions on Police Accountability, Anti-Violence & Community Safety.
Powerf...

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Locked Up and Let Loose

P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 27, 2015 – 1:30PM to 5:00PM

Join Gallery 400 and 96 Acres for the first workshop in 96 Acres’ latest series, P is for Praxis: Practices of Freedom
—free, intergenerational creative workshops around methods of implementi...

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Prop Session

Propeller Fund Information Session

Event

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Please join us for an application workshop for Propeller Fund, which grants 50k a year to public, collaborative, and artist-led projects and initiatives in Cook County.
Information workshops give...

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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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Karen Reimer Book Release

Event

Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Please join us at the Graham Foundation to celebrate the release of the book Karen Reimer: Endless, co-published by Gallery 400 and WhiteWalls and supported by a Craft Research Fund grant...

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Artist Tax Workshop

Event

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Hosted by Propeller Fund, this Artist Tax workshop with Janet Ecklebarger will instruct recent grant recipients and applicants on how to properly claim a grant on their taxes.
Janet Ecklebarger ha...

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Malcolm X: A Participatory Teach In

Event

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – 1:00PM to 4:00PM

On February 21st, join us to learn, imagine, remember and strategize with Black Lives Matter: Chicago in a participatory teach in on the grassroots organizing of Malcolm X: what he felt, what he kn...

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Jason Lazarus for Trunk Show

Event

Saturday, January 24, 2015 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

In conjuction with Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, join Trunk Show organizers Raven Falquez Munsell and Jesse Malmed and artist Jason Lazarus for the release of the limited-ed...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Thick Relations

Discussion, Event, and Screening

Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center, Quare Square Collective, and the national organization Sistah Sinema to launch Sistah Sinema Chicago, a monthly moderated...

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UIC BFA Open Studios

Event

Friday, December 5, 2014 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

The BFA students in the School of Art & Art History at UIC invite you into their studios to catch a glimpse of art and obsession in the process of becoming. Located on floors 3, 4, and 5 of the...

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Art 21 Access '14 Film Series: Episode 4

Featuring a conversation with Jennifer Reeder

Event and Screening

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Gallery 400 is proud to be a program partner for ART21's Access '14, a global initiative bringing unprecedented public access to the work and words of contemporary artists through free film screeni...

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Sistah Sinema Chicago: Karmen Gei

Discussion, Event, and Screening

Saturday, November 15, 2014 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center, Quare Square Collective, and the national organization Sistah Sinema to launch Sistah Sinema Chicago, a monthly moderated...

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Solidarity and Struggle for the Rights of Domestic Workers

Event

Thursday, November 6, 2014 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Please join Arise Chicago, Gallery 400, and the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for an evening of activities focused on creating greater understanding of the struggles for justice by and for domestic...

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UIC MFA Open Studios

Event

Friday, October 31, 2014 – 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Come get an inside look at the studios of UIC’s MFA program for Studio Arts, Moving Image, Photography and New Media Arts. These talented MFA students with a diversity of practices will open their ...

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Two Poetry Readings:

Franny Choi's "Homebody" and Natalie Shapero's "Late Sign of Hunger"

Event

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 6:00PM to 7:30PM

In conjunction with the exhibition My Barbarian Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse, Gallery 400 and the Poetry Foundation co-present A Poetry Re...

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From Semis to Startups: Exploring Fulton Market's Changing Industrial Landscape

A walking tour with Emma Saperstein and Pocket Guide to Hell

Event

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – 7:00PM to 8:30PM

For much of the twentieth century Chicago’s near West Side—the area around Randolph Street and Fulton Market—served as a center for the distribution of meat, dairy, and seafood. While many of the o...

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Our Lives, Our Voices, Our Stories: A Community Reading of Chicago Community Writers

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Saturday, June 21, 2014 – 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to partner with The Community Writing Project for the first annual public reading of the Community Writing Project Collective. The reading brings together community writers f...

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Group Work

A student-led conversation on collaborative exhibition making

Event

Friday, June 13, 2014 – 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Encounters at the Edge of the Forest was co-organized by Rhoda Rosen and a group of eleven students in the 2014 Exhibition Practices class of the Museum and Exhibition Studies program. Please ...

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Ghost Nature Reading Series

Peter O'Leary

Event

Friday, February 28, 2014 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

A reading series featuring artists, poets, and writers whose work complements Ghost Nature
, a group exhibition at Gallery 400 based around the strangeness of the natural world.
Peter O’Leary has...

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Ghost Nature Reading Series

Laurie Palmer

Event

Friday, February 21, 2014 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

A three-part reading series featuring artists, poets, and writers whose work complements Ghost Nature, a group exhibition at Gallery 400 based around the strangeness of the natural world.

Laurie...

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Being Like Leaves: Faith Wilding reads from her memoir

Event

Friday, February 14, 2014 – 8:00PM to 10:00PM

We'd like to announce a feminist convergence, hosted by Gallery 400 and threewalls, during CAA 2014.
In conjunction with Fearful Symmetries, a retrospective featuring Faith Wilding at threewalls, ...

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Pets on Paper

Event

Saturday, February 8, 2014 – 1:00PM to 4:00PM

“If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.” -Fran Lebowitz

In conjunction with the exhibition Ghost Nature, Gallery 400 invites y...

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Ghost Nature Reading Series

Tyler Mills

Event

Friday, February 7, 2014 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

A three-part reading series featuring artists, poets, and writers whose work complements Ghost Nature, a group exhibition at Gallery 400 based around the strangeness of the natural world.

Tyler ...

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New Capital Book Release

Book Release: "Arquitectura y Amistad"

Felipe Mujica and Johanna Unzuetea

Discussion and Event

Friday, January 24, 2014 – 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Gallery 400 is pleased to host the book launch of artists Felipe Mujica and Johanna Unzuetea's Arquitectura y Amistad, organized by New Capital. This project is the culmination of a four part exhib...

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UIC MFA Open Studios

Event

Saturday, November 9, 2013 – 3:00PM to 5:30PM

MFA Students Open Their Studios to a Curious Public

"Sometimes a nicer sculpture is to be able to provide a living for your family."           -Ben...

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Propeller Fund 2013 Award Ceremony and Party

Event

Thursday, October 3, 2013 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Propeller Fund proudly announces the fifteen grant recipients for 2013. Selected from a pool of over one-hundred candidates, these small, self-organized, and radical projects are vital to Propeller...

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Eric May and Rimas Simaitis present: E-Dogz: Zombie Apocalypse Refuge Center

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Monday, May 13, 2013 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

When the zombie apocalypse goes down, we'll all have to think on our toes—watching our backs as we hit the roads, escaping the ravenous army of undead relentlessly pursuing our cranial tissues. The...

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Documentarian Gallery Tour

Event

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 – 12:00PM to 1:00PM

This spring at UIC a group of interdisciplinary scholars have been meeting to discuss their interest in documentaries. On the occasion of the UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition: A Spectre is Haunt...

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Art Criticism Today and Hopefully Also Tomorrow

A Workshop with Lori Waxman

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

What does it mean to write criticism that is genuinely of its time? What new forms can criticism take today, and might they be more appropriate to the artwork of the present?
In this workshop...

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Reflexivity and the Small Form: A Symposium

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Thursday, November 8, 2012 – 9:00AM to 5:30PM

Small forms have been an integral part of film history since its beginnings. Over time, various small forms have provided fertile soil for exercising and condensing filmic thought: early cinema's a...

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UIC MFA Open Studio Night

Event

Monday, October 29, 2012 – 6:00PM to 10:00PM

Come get an inside look at the University of Illinois at Chicago's MFA program for Studio Arts, Moving Image, and New Media. UIC's amazingly talented and diverse MFA students open their studios for...

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In Sight/On View: The Museum as Site of Inquiry

Graduate Symposium

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Friday, October 26, 2012 – 9:00AM to 6:00PM

The Art History Graduate Student Association at the University of Illinois at Chicago, with the Museum and Exhibition Studies program and the College of Architecture and the Arts, is pleased to pre...

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Art in the Park

Create your neighborhood flag!

Event

Saturday, August 4, 2012 – 12:00PM to 3:00PM

Come doodle, draw, and color with Gallery 400, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s contemporary art gallery. Create an exciting work of art with your friends, family, and neighbors in a fun, l...

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Memorial and Block Party in Tribute to Mark Aguhar

with music by Chances Dances and Heavy Rotation

Event

Saturday, July 28, 2012 – 5:30PM to 10:00PM

Join us for a memorial celebrating the life of the indomitable artist/activist/goddess Mark Aguhar (1987-2012). A block party will immediately follow featuring music provided by laid back, div...

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Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – 6:00PM to 8:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Prop Workshop1 Primary

Propeller Application Process Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 16, 2012 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

This workshop will provide an overview of the Propeller Fund and help prospective applicants navigate the online submission process in advance of the upcoming deadline (August 1, 2012). Propeller s...

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Propeller All Day Primary

Funding and Creating Your Independent Projects: Propeller and Beyond

All-Day Workshop

Event

Saturday, June 2, 2012 – 9:45AM to 4:00PM

This all-day workshop will address how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, manage tax issues, organize and develop projects, navigate the online submission process for the Propeller Fund (...

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Soup On The Move Primary

Soup on the Move

with Theaster Gates

Event

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Join the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and Gallery 400 for "Soup on the Move" with Theaster Gates in a conversation about art, environmental justice, and communities of color.
Chicago visual artis...

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Rick Hill Primary

Public Collectors: Collection Show and Tell with Ricki Hill

Event and Lecture

Saturday, November 19, 2011 – 8:00AM to 10:00AM

Public Collectors is founded upon the concern that there are many types of cultural artifacts that public libraries, museums, and other institutions and archives either do not collect or do not mak...

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T Shirt Makeover Promo

Extreme T-Shirt Makeover: Gallery Edition

Event

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 – 11:00AM to 2:00PM

Snacks! Prizes! Screen Printing!
Do you have an old T-shirt in need of a makeover? Bring it by Gallery 400 to give it a new life. Choose from two original designs by UIC alum Aay Preston-Myint (M...

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Blue Launch Party

Forum 400 Launch Party

Drink. Eat. Listen. Watch. Learn.

Event

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Join us at Gallery 400 for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvre, artist performances, and music by Latham Zearfoss (MFA, 2011) of Chances Dances. Acquaint or reacquaint yourself with Gallery 400 ...

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Shimmering Beast Primary

Steve Reinke’s The Shimmering Beast

Book Release Party

Event and Screening

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Steve Reinke’s book The Shimmering Beast is out now. Join us for an evening of readings and screenings (which will include a sneak preview of a work in progress), and a celebration with snacks and ...

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Teach 4 Amerika Primary

Teach 4 Amerika

Event

Thursday, April 7, 2011 – 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Teach 4 Amerika is a five-week, 11-city, coast-to-coast road trip that crosses state lines and institutional boundaries to inspire and enable local art students to define the future of their own ed...

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Sonic Playground Primary

Sonic Playground with David Moré

Event

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Sonic Playground is a series of events sponsored throughout Chicago parks over the summer to bring experimental sound production and families together. Gallery 400 is exhibiting sound artist David ...

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Brian Holmes Primary

Brian Holmes Lecture and Half Letter Press event

Event and Lecture

Saturday, March 6, 2010 – 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Brian Holmes presents a lecture based on “Decipher the Future,” the final chapter from his latest book, Escape the Overcode: Activist Art in the Control Society (2009).Several of his books will be ...

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The Free Store Primary

The Free Store: Last Day Blowout

Event

Saturday, March 6, 2010 – 6:00AM to 2:00PM

The Free Store's last day at Gallery 400. EVERYTHING must go! Clothing, books, media, furniture, housewares, equipment, shoes, plugs, cords, paper, sewing accessories, office desks, mirrors, e...

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Drawing With Harold Jeffries Primary

Drawing with Harold Jeffries and Screening of "You're Gonna Miss Me"

Event and Screening

Friday, March 5, 2010 – 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Harold Jeffries is an artist working at the Little City Foundation art studios outside Chicago, a program for artists with developmental disabilities. He has been making his own money for years. At...

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Art Work Fair Primary

FAIR: Two Day Local Maker and Publisher Fair

Event

Friday, February 26, 2010 at 6:00AM until Saturday February 27, 2010 12:00PM

Two days of art, books, talks, things for sale and for free, plus more from the following people, groups, and organizations with presentations on the hour: Antena, AREA Chicago, Bad at Sp...

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Judy Ledgerwood Head Shot

Voices: Judy Ledgerwood

Event

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 – 5:00PM to 7:00PM

On her large canvases, Chicago-based painter Judy Ledgerwood (born 1959) expands the definition of modernism by displacing the authoritarian and pushing the primacy of visual en...

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