Weekly Events Calendar: 03.29.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 03.29.06

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Janel Laban
Mar 29, 2006

15th Annual Chicago Poster Fair

Art & Design Events...

  • 15th Annual Chicago Poster Fair
    • Over 10,000 posters from 1890 - 1980's
    • April 1 - April 2, 2006
    • Saturday 10 - 7, Sunday 11 - 6
    • Admission: $12 one day, $20 both days
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph, (corner of Michigan Avenue) 800.856.8069
  • Design Matters Series: Brigitte Shim
    • Brigitte Shim is an architecture professor at the University of Toronto and principal of Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, a firm interested in the integration of furniture, architecture and landscape.
    • Tuesday, April 4, 6 pm. You may reserve lecture tickets in person at the MCA box office, online, or by calling 312.397.4010.
    • Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 East Chicago Avenue, (one block east of Michigan Avenue) 312.280.2660
  • Making Your House into a Home
    • To help those contemplating a major home renovation or building project, AIA Chicago is offering a free seminar on working with an architect. Topics include: what to expect, how long will it take, zoning, code, permits, how to choose an architect.
    • April 4, 2006
    • 6 - 8 pm
    • Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento Blvd.
  • Creative Chicago Space and Housing Expo
    • Learn about housing options, business and financing assistance for individual artists, art organizations and creative industry. Discover "Neighborhoods Seeking Artists" with opportunities for live, work and commercial space. Over 50 exhibitors and 14 workshops.
    • Saturday April 8,10:00 - 3:00
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph Street, ADMISSION FREE
  • Chicago Modernism Show and Sale
    • 75 noted national and international decorative and fine arts dealers presenting all design movements of the 20th Century.
    • PREVIEW GALA Benefiting the Architecture & Design Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, Friday, April 7, 6-9 pm - $75 advance/$100 door. Reservations, please call 312.443.4751.
    • April 7-9, 2006, 1422 N. Kingsbury (1 block north of Division, 1 block west of Halsted), Saturday 10am - 7pm Sunday Noon - 5pm, Weekend Admission: $10
  • Andy Warhol/Supernova at the MCA
    • Focusing exclusively on the period between 1962 and 1964, the exhibition includes more that 25 examples of Warhol's early silkscreen paintings.
    • March 18 - June 18, 2006
    • Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 East Chicago Avenue, (one block east of Michigan Avenue) 312.280.2660
  • Shojo Manga: Girl Power!
    • The show includes more than 200 artworks from 23 artists who have contributed to the development of modern Shojo Manga (girl comics) in Japan since World War II. The exhibition documents how the visual composition of manga mirrors the developments in Japanese aesthetics.
    • March 13 - April 26, 2006
    • C33 Gallery, 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Thursday 9 am - 5 pm Friday, 33 E. Congress (corner of Congress and Wabash), 1st Floor
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