All posts tagged: Chicago

Where To…Chicago

6. 23. 18 Hello Saturday…Hello Chicago! Soooo many things to do. Where do I begin? Here are some great places that you might like to visit while you’re in the Windy City… Credit source: http://www.choosechicago.com   ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO 111 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 443-3600 The Art Institute of Chicago is home to the greatest collection of Impressionist paintings outside of Paris, including works by Monet, Renoir, Seurat, and Van Gogh. Explore the Renzo Piano¬–designed Modern Wing and its extraordinary collection of works by Chagall, Dalí, Matisse, Picasso, and Pollock, and visit the Ryan Learning Center, a free space offering programs and art-making activities for the whole family. With a wide variety of special exhibitions, daily gallery tours, performance programs, and more, the Art Institute has something for everyone! Hours: The museum is open daily 10:30–5:00; Thursdays 10:30–8:00; and closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s days. Admission: Complete admission information is available at artic.edu/visit. Purchase tickets online or take advantage of CityPASS for up to 50% off combined admission to the Windy …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: OX-BOW ART RESIDENCE

June 18, 2014 Hey! We’re still in the search of art residencies for this summer. Most residences have already started the summer and the fall deadlines may have passed, but you have the time to choose which one suits you. So don’t worry your little head off! Today we’ll head over to what Ox-Bow (which just celebrated 103 years) has to offer. Located at Saugatuck, Michigan, at the edge of Tallmadge Woods, Ox-Bow has a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. The campus is made of several studios: a painting and drawing studio, a paper/book studio, a ceramic studio, an open air metal sculpture studio, and an open air glassblowing facility. The deadlines for Summer was April 6 (2 and 3 week residency June 1 – August 16, 2014) and the one for fall was last month on May 11 (2 to 5 week residency August 31 – October 4, 2014). Don’t fret….there are accepting proposals for January 2015 Interim Session, as well as the Summer 2015 Session. Proposals are due Monday, May 5, 2015. Winter Interim Session: …