Weekly Events Calendar: 11.22.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 11.22.06

Heather Blaha
Nov 22, 2006

Third Coast West Holiday Art Show/Sale

Art & Design Events...

  • November is...all about entertaining
    • AT:Chicago turns its focus to entertaining this month - we're looking for ideas and inspiration to help make the gatherings special.

  • Third Coast West
    • Holiday art show/sale including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, glass, metal, wood, jewelry
    • 54th St. Creative Conscious Community, 1417 N. Dayton St.
    • Saturday, Nov. 25, 4-9 pm

  • From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books that Matter
    • Stephen Daiter Gallery/Daiter Contemporary, 311 W. Superior St.
    • "From Fair to Fine examines the diverse ways in which photographs are used in books and how similar or different our perceptions of these prints are when viewed on a wall."
    • Through Dec. 30

  • Mercado Navideno
    • Mexican art imports for sale
    • Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th St.
    • Friday-Sunday, Nov. 24-26, 10 am-5 pm

  • Handmade Market
    • "We know what it's like at the mall, and also how generic that can be. if you pop by our free market, you'll have the chance to find a wide range of unique gifts."
    • Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave.
    • Saturday, Nov. 25, noon-4:30 pm

  • Young Chicago
    • "Since the early 20th century, Chicago has continually fostered young design talents and established itself as a pivotal center for the arts. To celebrate this historical lineage of design and the 25th anniversary of the Department of Architecture's founding, Young Chicago looks at the community's diverse body of contemporary designers—who are not yet represented in the collection—to showcase the city's ever-growing talents in architecture, industrial design, graphic design, and fashion. In the coming year, works from these studios will become part of the collection in keeping with the newly expanded mission of the renamed Department of Architecture and Design."
    • The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
    • Nov. 16 through April 29, 2007

  • Material Difference: Soft Sculpture and Wall Works
    • "The collecting and exhibition of art in fibrous materials has been particularly strong in the Midwest since the 1960s, and especially so in more recent decades among private collectors in our region. Drawing on the breadth and depth of many of these collections, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Friends of Fiber Art International (FFAI) have teamed up to organize this ground-breaking exhibition."
    • Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St.
    • Through Dec. 31

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