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Public Events -- Illinois Artisans & ISM Chicago Gallery

  Events, ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans   

Illinois Artisans Program: Ceramics
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Saturday, December 01, 2012 - Monday, December 31, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Zofia Tomala, Chicago, IL
Will be featured this Novembet at Illinois Artisans, Chicago 
100 W. Find out more ...


Art Sprees: Holiday Art Spree: 3 Days
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - Friday, December 14, 2012, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Holiday Art Spree: 3 days!
Wednesday, Dec. 12, Thursday, Dec. 13, & Friday, Dec. Find out more ...


Illinois Artisans Program: Thx...Luv, Silkscreen
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 - Thursday, January 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 


Barbara Raidl, Chicago, IL
Will be featured this January at Illinois Artisans, Chicago 
100 W. Find out more ...


Mayra Pimentel, Pinhole Photography
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, January 07, 2013 - Friday, January 11, 2013, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The ISM Chicago Gallery will present a special exhibition of Mayra Pimentel's Pinhole Photograhy on the first floor of the James R. Find out more ...


Jane Stevens, Curator Gallery Talk
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fragile Relations: Art, Nature and Environment exhibition curator Jane Stevens will discuss how the exhibition was organized and why the artists were selected. Find out more ...


Barbara Cooper, Artist Talk
ISM Chicago Gallery
Thursday, January 24, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Artist, Barbara Cooper, will discuss her work in the Fragile Relations exhibition. Nature is always the place where Barbara's work begins. Find out more ...


Illinois Artisans Program: Vibrant Natural Color
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Friday, February 01, 2013 - Thursday, February 28, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Vibrant Natural Color

February Feature: Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wendy Gray Raven,
Chicago, IL

Inspired by the natural beauty of stones, Wendy Gray Raven began creating mosaics to blend vivid colors and texture into sculpture and large pieces. Find out more ...


Illinois Artisans Program: Landscape Transition
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Friday, March 01, 2013 - Sunday, March 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Landscape Transition

March Feature: Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Nina Weiss
Highland Park, IL

"My landscape paintings draw the viewer into a heightened vision of color and gesture, depicting the natural world with colors that are intense, lush, and dramatic.  The colors go beyond traditional ideas of a green landscape. 

Teasing out the complex colors in the landscape I create layers color, line, and form.   The works depict powerful moments from my travels in the everyday landscapes of our world."

View an album of the exhibition

 

Find out more ...


April Feature Window: Tea for Two, Teapots
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Monday, April 01, 2013 - Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Explore the act of having tea as a social event. The window features the many components of a tea service. Find out more ...


Gardening Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Friday, April 12, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

16 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique.

Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.

Find a complete list of participating artisans on our Facebook Page.
Image: Jeanmarie Petro, Brooch

Find out more ...


First Nations Film & Video Festival, Spring Program 2013
ISM Chicago Gallery
Friday, April 12, 2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery presents a special viewing of the First Nations Film & Video Festival, Spring Program, 2013. Find out more ...


Gallery Talks
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for a series of informal gallery talks and tours related to the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions. Find out more ...


May Feature Window: Patty Schwegmann, Jewelry
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 - Friday, May 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

"I hand form the "stones" using a porcelain clay and paint designs on these stones using different mixes of ceramic oxides. Find out more ...


Mother's Day Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Monday, May 06, 2013 - Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

25 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft. Find out more ...


Gallery Talks
ISM Chicago Gallery
Thursday, May 09, 2013, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Please join us for a series of informal gallery talks and tours related to the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions. Find out more ...


Gallery Talks
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for a series of informal gallery talks and tours related to the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions. Find out more ...


June Feature Window: Roger Grimes, Furniture & Home goods
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Saturday, June 01, 2013 - Sunday, June 30, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Tree Transformed: From Trunk to Table
Artisan Interview: Roger Grimes, Chicago, IL
Full Interview on our Tumblr Here

A retired EPA lawyer, Roger Grimes has a passion for conservation, which is reflected in each piece he constructs in wood. Find out more ...


Visual Whispers
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, June 03, 2013 - Friday, June 07, 2013, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Special Event
Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery Atrium exhibition in conjunction with Morton College, Cicero, IL

Visual Whispers
Art by Kathryn A. Find out more ...


Gallery Talks
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for a series of informal gallery talks and tours related to the exhibition Focus 4: Four Solo Exhibitions. Find out more ...


Father's Day Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - Friday, June 14, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

15 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.
Find out more ...


July Feature Window: Kristi Sloniger, Ceramics
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Monday, July 01, 2013 - Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Living with Clay:
Artisan Interview: Kristi Sloniger, Oak Park, IL

There is a beautiful orchestration of steps in a pottery studio. Find out more ...


Jewelry Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - Friday, July 19, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

 15 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.

Find out more about the featured Artisans on our Facebook Events Page.

Find out more ...


ISM Chicago Gallery Special Exhibition - Audrey Ushenko: An Artist at Work
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, July 22, 2013 - Friday, July 26, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Chicago artist, Audrey Ushenko, will be demonstrating her painting techniques in the James R. Thompson Building Atrium. Find out more ...


"Everything in Place"—Gallery Walk-N-Talk
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery walk-n-talk for the exhibition Everything in Place with Jennifer Jaskowiak, Curator, ISM Lockport.

Free and open to the public. Find out more ...


August Feature Window: Hiram Toraason, Glass
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, August 01, 2013 - Saturday, August 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Additional information to be announced.

Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: A Closer Look: The Art of Julius Moessel & Mary Agnes Yerkes
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a lively discussion of two historic Illinois artists in the current exhibition 'Sketches, Journals, Preparations...Everything In Place.' ISM curators Jennifer Jaskowiak and Doug Stapleton will lead the discussion. Find out more ...


Craft Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - Friday, August 23, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

15 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.
Find out more ...


September Feature Window: Annelies Heijnen, Sculptural Ceramics
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Sunday, September 01, 2013 - Monday, September 30, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Read the interview with Annelies Heijnen on our Tumblr
Check out images of the exhibition on our Facebook Page

Interview Excerpt:

In art there is a balance between knowing the artist’s intentions and the freedom to interpret art freely and through the lens of our own experiences. Find out more ...


Fall Fashion Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Thursday, September 19, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

17 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.
Find out more ...


Artist Talk: Diane Simpson
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Illinois sculptor Diane Simpson's sculptures speak to historic garments and body covering recast as elegant, geometric abstract forms with skewed perspectives and meticulous construction. Find out more ...


October Feature Window: Bonnie Lopez, Calaveras
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 - Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

"Skeletal figures (Calaveras), toys and sugar skulls are found in abundance in the market place. Find out more ...


Mug-a-thon & American Craft Week
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Friday, October 04, 2013 - Friday, October 11, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate American Craft Week

We are celebrating local artisans and craft all #MadeInIllinois with several events:

Mug-a-thon:
VISIT the Illinois Artisans, Chicago
BRING in your mass-produced mug
DONATE your mug
WE DONATE it to a good cause
& YOU RECEIVE 10% off an Artisan mug
WIN. Find out more ...


Craft & Chicago Artists Month Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Thursday, October 17, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

15 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique.
Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.

The Illinois Artisans Program is part of Chicago Artists Month 2013, the 18th annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant art community presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.  Find out more about the participating artisans and see images of the unique demos on facebook. For more information on Chicago Artists Month, visit www.chicagoartistsmonth.org.

Chicago Artists Month

Find out more ...


Artist Talk: Kate Ingold
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Chicago artist and poet will talk about the development of her Dark Waters project currently on view in the Everything in Place exhibition. Find out more ...


"Making the Invisible, Visible: Through the Arts"
ISM Chicago Gallery
Monday, October 28, 2013 - Friday, November 01, 2013, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Special exhibition in the James R. Thompson Center Atrium.
October 28 - November 1, 2013
open 7:00 a.m. Find out more ...


November Feature Window: Mary and Spencer Watson, Jewelry and Stone Sculpture
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Friday, November 01, 2013 - Saturday, November 30, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mary Watson works along with her husband, Spencer, who is a sculptor, selling their work at art shows and selected galleries.

Mary's jewelry pieces are primarily fabricated using a hollow form process. Find out more ...


First Nations Film & Video Festival
ISM Chicago Gallery
Friday, November 01, 2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Films start at 11:00 a.m.

Short Films Program

Urban Rez, (2013) 57 minutes
This documentary, produced for Rocky Mountain Public Television, explores the controversial legacy and modern-day affects of the U.S. Find out more ...


Home Decorating Art Spree
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - Friday, November 22, 2013, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

20 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft.
Find out more ...


December Feature Window: Ceramics
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
Sunday, December 01, 2013 - Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

"Stories of Progress"
Michael Schwegmann
Illinois Artisans, Chicago: December Feature.

"What I decided to do recently was increase the physical scale of the work. Make them larger than typical functional size and a few things happen. No longer are they regarded as “pots” by most people, and the larger pieces do not face the immediate dismissal that often faces pottery. They become more sculptural, more figural. Find out more ...


Gallery Talk: Richard Deutsch and Karen Perl
ISM Chicago Gallery
Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for an informal conversation with two of the artist in our current exhibition, The Art of Description.

Richard Deutsch and Karen Perl paintings are infused with light and silence. Find out more ...


Please note that event dates are subject to change.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.

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