Weekly Events Calendar: 9.27.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 9.27.06

Heather Blaha
Sep 27, 2006

Art...Making a Difference: Imagine at Harington College of Design

Art & Design Events...

  • This is the last week of Kids' Design Month at Apartment Therapy.
  • Art...Making a Difference: Imagine at Harington College of Design
    • An evening of original art auctions benefiting Design at Home and Photography Education Project.
    • Harrington College of Design Gallery, 200 W. Madison, West Entrance
    • Friday, September 29, 6:30 pm
  • Just Good Art
    • The Hyde Park Art Center’s annual benefit auction
    • HPAC, 5020 S. Cornell
    • Art will be on view September 18 - 30. The auction is on Saturday, September 30, 7:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Historic Bungalow/Green Home Expo
    • Visit more than 100 exhibitors including artisans and craftsman, financial institutions, rehab specialists and city departments come together to provide one-stop shopping. Dozens of workshops are held throughout the day lead by national and local experts. This year's featured speakers include Chicago's own "Mr. Fix-It", Lou Manfredini and "Not So Big" green architect & author Marc Vassallo.
    • Merchandise Mart
    • Saturday, September 30, 10 am-4 pm
  • Chicago Furniture Designers Association: Form Follows Function
    • Members of the Chicago Furniture Designers Association have been challenged to transform the notion of furniture as a utilitarian functional object to furniture as an expression of architecture. Buildings and structures are whimsically interpreted and misinterpreted; their scale and form is inspiration for uncommon everyday furniture, bringing the complex to a simpler form.
    • Illinois Institute of Technology, Kemper Room Gallery is located on the second floor of Paul V. Galvin Library, 35 West 33rd Street
    • Through October 28
  • Greta Pratt: Using History
    • Greta Pratt’s photographs explore how we perceive history — specifically, American history — through individual experience, notions of patriotism, nostalgia and community. Pratt depicts physical historic sites, re-enactments and museums with an eye to how locals and tourists alike interact with them today — simultaneously capturing past, present and future with warmth and wit.
    • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Through October 14
  • South of Sweden - Silver and Textile
    • This group of artists, who exhibit together in Sweden, includes fabric and clothing designer Pernilla Svenre, silversmith Ebba Huberyc, silver artist Clemens Ek, and fiber artist Yvonne Bävman.
    • Swedish American Museum Center, 5211 N. Clark St.
    • Through November 26
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