Weekly Events Calendar: 04.05.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Chicago Modernism Show & Sale: A Tribute to 20th Century Design
    • Benefit for The Architecture & Design Society of the Art Institute of Chicago including over 75 national and international decorative & fine arts dealers.
    • PREVIEW PARTY on Friday, April 7, 6-9 pm; SHOW TIMES are Saturday, April 8 from 10 am-7 pm and Sunday, April 9 from noon-5 pm.
    • 1422 N. Kingsbury, Chicago, 708.366.2710

  • Creative Chicago Space and Housing Expo 2006

    • Featuring over 100 exhibitors representing all aspects of buying and leasing space, plus Neighborhoods Seeking Artists, and an array of workshops and seminars for organizations, and individuals. The Expo is targeted to performing artists, visual artists, small groups, homeowners and renters.
    • Saturday, April 8, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, 312.744.6630

  • Amy Franceschini at MCA’s Design Matter Series

    • The Futurefarmers founder discusses expressing environmental and community interests through digital media.
    • Tuesday, April 11, 6 pm
    • Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, 312.280.2660

  • IIT Institute of Design: Innovation Panel Discussion

    • Discussion topics include reliable methods of innovation; linking user value and economic value; innovation and services; innovation and healthcare; barriers to innovation inside companies; and, why a new type of education is needed.
    • April 12, 2:30-6 pm, $75
    • IIT Institute of Design, 350 N LaSalle Drive, Chicago

  • Stockholm Objects Spring European Design Sale

    • Swedish modern furnishings and housewares.
    • Through April 15, Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 11 am-5 pm
    • SO, 26 W. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale, 630.655.0966