Weekly Events Calendar: 12.13.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 12.13.06

Heather Blaha
Dec 13, 2006

Biedermeier: The Invention of Simplicity

Art & Design Events...

  • December with Apartment Therapy...
    • First Annual Holiday Gift Bag giveaways
    • Best of Chicago 2006 nominations and voting underway
    • AT: The Nursery candidates posted on AT: NY
  • Biedermeier: The Invention of Simplicity
    • Only a few weeks left to see more than 400 pieces of furniture and art from the Biedermeier period (1815-1830).
    • Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee, WI
    • Closes Jan. 1, 2007
  • Two-Mile Radius
    • Exhibition featuring photographs by Hagen Dost with poetry by Cherie Caswell Dost, questioning the nature of "home."
    • Rough Space Gallery, DANK-Haus, 4740 N. Western Ave.
    • Through Dec. 30
  • FluffyBadBad toy release party
    • Meet the designers, hear some djs spin, drink some drinks...
    • Rotofugi, 1953 W. Chicago Ave.
    • Friday, Dec. 15, 6-9 pm
  • Ben Gest
    • " As formal portraits taken at informal moments, the sitters are caught in fleeting but nonetheless deep bouts of introspection."
    • The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 5811 S. Ellis Ave.
    • Through Dec. 22
  • "Fabula" by Molly Briggs
    • An exhibition of paintings including one at 30-feet long.
    • ISpace, 230 W. Superior St.
    • Through Saturday, Dec. 23
  • Sustainable Architecture in Chicago
    • "Sustainable Architecture in Chicago: Works in Progress provides a focused look at several innovative works that are models for commitment to sustainable building practices."
    • MCA, 220 E. Chicago Ave.
    • Through Jan. 7, 2007
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