Weekly Events Calendar: 10.25.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Color, color, color…

  • Show Us Your Modernism!
    • “The Mies van der Rohe Society welcomes David Rago and John Sollo, who are considered among the country’s foremost experts in 20th century objects. In addition to running a successful auction house, David and John are the authors of Collecting Modern: A Guide to Mid Century Furniture and Ceramics and have appeared on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. Join David and John for on-the-spot appraisal of your suspected Modern masterpieces. Admission is $15 ($10 for Mies Society members). For more information or reservations, contact miesmembership@iit.edu or 312.567.5042.
    • S.R. Crown Hall, 3360 S. State St.
    • Saturday, October 28, 10 am-noon

  • University of Michigan’s 3rd Annual Alumni Art Show
    • In collaboration with the University of Michigan School of Art & Design and Alumni Association of Greater Chicago, any donations benefit the University of Michigan Illinois Scholarship Fund. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and an open wine bar at this complimentary event.
    • Madron LLC, A Gallery of American Art, 1000 West North Avenue, Third Floor
    • Thursday, October 26, 6-9 pm

  • Porte Rouge Open House Fall Party ’06
    • Celebrating the arrival of its decadent custom furnishings line, the latest addition to Porte Rouge’s line-up of all things fabulous for the home & host. Enjoy wine, hors d’ouevres and in-store specials while perusing the new furniture and stocking up on sexy Riedel “O” stem-less wine glasses and other great buys for the holiday season.
    • 1911 West Division St.
    • Thursday, October 26, 6-8 pm

  • Handmade Market
    • A unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade.
    • Schuba’s, 3159 N. Southport, noon-4:30 pm
    • Sunday, October 29

  • “Beauty, Grace & Function”
    • New work by Lillstreet Studio Artist’s and recent MFA graduates Katie Biderbost and Tom Hoffman and their invited guests and fellow graduates Ryan Greenheck and Munemitsu Taguchi.
    • Lillstreet Gallery, 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.
    • Through November 4

  • Scenes in Chicago, 2006
    • This year’s annual exhibition of local talent includes Danny Mansmith, Dolan Geiman, Kelly Brannon, Jordon Scott, Gabe Lanza and Sue Lowenberg.
    • Judy A. Saslow Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.
    • Through November 24