Weekly Events Calendar: 08.23.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Scott Wolniak: Drawing With Outer Space
    • Wolniak will design a new image of negative and positive space creating a unique composition inspired by the Art Center’s immediate surroundings.
    • Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Avenue
    • Through September 4

  • American Craft Exposition
    • A showcase for the country’s finest craftsmen and a successful fundraiser for critical breast and ovarian cancer research. Expect to see hand-crafted works in 12 media—baskets, ceramics, fiber decorative, fiber wearable, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.
    • The Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, Northwestern University, 2311 North Campus Dr., Evanston
    • August 25-27

  • Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest
    • A free, weekend-long event that features artists, merchants, open studios and live entertainment on two outdoor stages. Experience art, theater, music, as well as food and drink on the cobblestone streets of Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood.
    • he Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest takes place on Chicago’s North Side, in the heart of Rogers Park, on Glenwood Avenue, 6900 – 7000 North (between Farwell and Lunt), steps from the Morse Ave stop on the CTA Red Line.
    • August 26-27

  • Chicago Antique Market
    • An indoor and outdoor European-style urban antique market located along the historic and distinctive Randolph Street Market District and in the beautiful Beaux Arts Plumbers Hall complex on West Washington Street.
    • August 27

  • Sacred Art’s Monthly Show
    • This show features three methods of collage from three female artists: Debbie Egizio, Shana Hampton and Elke Claus.
    • 2040 W. Roscoe
    • August 25, 7-9pm

  • Process of Abstraction: Two- and Three-dimensional Work by Modernist Sculptors
    • This Block-organized exhibition juxtaposes small and large sculptural works with prints and drawings, revealing each artists’ unique visual language and abstraction of human and natural subjects. The exhibition also features work by Alexander Calder, Lynn Chadwick, Alberto Giacometti, Jacques Lipchitz, Joan Miró, Elie Nadelman, and Arnaldo Pomodoro.
    • Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
    • Through August 27

  • Chicago O’Hare Antique Show & Sale
    • A variety of over 150 dealers featuring: Fine Furniture ~ Garden Statuary ~ Vintage Clothing ~ Silver ~ Ceramics ~ Bronzes ~ Folk Art ~ Quilts ~ Lamps ~ Rugs and more.
    • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. Next to the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on River Road.
    • August 25-27