Weekly Events Calendar: 02.14.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 02.14.07

Heather Blaha
Feb 14, 2007

MODERN + DESIGN + FUNCTION: Chicago Furniture Now exhibition

Art & Design Events...

  • February Is Bedroom Month on AT
    • Send your photos to chicago(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com. The first 30 reader bedrooms posted across the four city sites will receive an AT book or t-shirt as a thank you gift.

  • MODERN + DESIGN + FUNCTION: Chicago Furniture Now exhibition
    • DWR is hosting MODERN + DESIGN + FUNCTION: Chicago Furniture Now to support new, innovative furniture designs by emerging Chicago designers. In its third year, the contest has attracted the attention of the regional design community. Chicago Furniture Now was created to foster new ideas in modern furniture design in the Chicago area. A panel of judges made up of respected professionals in architecture, art, design and fashion have selected 20-25 top entries to be exhibited.
    • DWR, 1574 North Kingsbury
    • Thursday, February 15, 6:30-9:30 pm

  • Cézanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde
    • "In 1887 Ambroise Vollard (1866–1939) arrived in Paris with few contacts and no credentials to pursue a career as an art dealer. He began representing artists that were undervalued, exhibiting them at a time when many galleries were not willing to take the risk. In 1895 Vollard hosted Cézanne's first solo exhibition, and in doing so he made the artist's reputation as well as his own..."
    • The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Opening Saturday, February 17 (through May 12)

  • Zella Brown: Sexy Singles Shop and Mingle
    • A Valentines-inspired shopping event.
    • Zella Brown, 1444 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    • Friday, February 16, 8-11 pm

  • MOLLY BRIGGS "Projections" New Paintings
    • "Molly Briggs' new paintings depict trees from parks and streets found along a nine mile stretch of Chicago's North Avenue, starting from the city's Harlem Avenue to the picturesque lakefront."
    • Zg Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.
    • Opening Reception: Friday, Feb. 16, 5:30-8:00 pm (through March 24)

  • Lunar New Year 2007
    • Madron LLC in collaboration with Chicago Foundation Women's Asian American Leadership Council will be hosting Lunar New Year Celebration 2007, Breaking Barriers: Celebrating Asian American Women in Illinois
    • Madron LLC Gallery, 1000 W. North Ave., third floor
    • Thursday, Feb. 15th from 6-9 p.m.

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