Weekly Events Calendar: 07.19.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 07.19.06

Heather Blaha
Jul 19, 2006

Material Science

Art & Design Events...

  • July is Pet Month on AT!

  • Material Science
    • Material Science, an exhibition featuring the artwork by the faculty of the Hyde Park Art Center, will explore the sensory qualities of artistic media.
    • Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.
    • Through July 23

  • Crossroads: Modernism in Ukraine, 1900 - 1930
    • The first major exhibition of early 20th century Ukrainian art in the U.S. draws from the National Art Museum of Ukraine along with works from private collections. Exploring the role of Ukraine in the development of the avant-garde movement.
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
    • Opens July 22 (through Oct. 15)

  • Sheffield Garden Walk
    • Features self-guided tours of more than 100 Gardens, a Garden Center, guided Architectural Tours, live entertainment, food and drink, and activities for children at the Kids Corner.
    • Webster and Sheffield
    • July 22-23

  • In Search of Paradise: Great Gardens of the World
    • More than 65 photographs showcasing some of the world's most renowned gardens will be on view as part of a new exhibition. Conceived by the Chicago Botanic Garden.
    • Millennium Park Boeing Galleries
    • Through Oct. 22

  • Gen Art's 3rd annual IGNITE!
    • Ignite! is a multimedia extravaganza featuring the coolest new talents in art, film, performance art and fashion in a wide array of visual art exhibits including photography, multi-media short films, installation art, as well as a non-traditional fashion installation. "Ignite" emphasizes Gen Art's continued commitment to the growth of independent and spirited Midwest talent.
    • Kaleidoscope, 800 W. Superior St.
    • Thursday, July 20, 8 pm-midnight

  • Drawn into the World exhibition
    • This first-ever survey of drawings from the MCA Collection charts the rich and varied landscape of the medium. Features approximately sixty works by artists such as Matthew Barney, Henry Darger, Kerry James Marshall, Ana Mendieta, Ed Paschke, Suellen Rocca, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Michelle Stuart, Nicola Tyson, and Karl Wirsum.
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Through Oct. 15

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