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Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 6th – 12th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 6th – 12th, 2012
Our weekly calendar is a list of visual art related events happening in Chicago. The events that we choose are loosely curated based on the information that is put in front of us. If you would like to take advantage of having your event listed on our website please send a press release to nicolettecaldwell(at)sixtyinchesfromcenter.org. TUESDAY || February 7th, 2012 The Big Big City: Chicago, A Pop... 
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Week Ends, Art Begins || October 21st – October 23rd

Week Ends, Art Begins || October 21st – October 23rd
FRIDAY || October 21st, 2011 Hand in Glove Conference Hand-in-Glove is a new semiannual conference that addresses the pragmatic realities and imaginative possibilities of self-organized, noncommercial and artist-run spaces, publications, residencies, and a variety of other projects that challenge traditional formats for the production and reception of art at the grass-roots level. 9:30 AM –... 

Jettison Quarterly Revisions Art and Culture

Jettison Quarterly Revisions Art and Culture
Jettison NEXT Booth. Chicago, IL. 2011. (Photograph courtesy by Jettison Quarterly) Jettison Quarterly is an online publication that features art and culture in Chicago. Like Sixty, Jettison documents and features interesting stories that are not always covered by other more ‘mainstream’ publications. In addition to that, Jettison bring to the table full-length features—because it is okay to... 

Tell the Next Mayor, Why Art Matters.

Tell the Next Mayor, Why Art Matters.
On Friday night, February 11th, 2011, SIFC partnered up with The Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) at their space in Pilsen. This was not just any event—it was an occasion, an opportunity for the art communities and political figures in Chicago to meet and engage in conversation with one another. Other partnering organizations included: Three Walls, Cro, New City, Chicago Reader, WBEZ Radio, Gozamos,... 

A Mayoral Engagement: What Does Art in Chicago Mean to You?

A Mayoral Engagement: What Does Art in Chicago Mean to You?
It is a Mayoral Engagement at The Chicago Urban Art Society. Join SIFC at Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) this Friday February 11th, 2011 for the Mayoral Meet and Greet for the Arts! SIFC will be asking, “What Does Art in Chicago Mean to You?” This is a great opportunity to engage in conversation and dialogue with other arts-minded people, local arts organizations, artists and arts educators.... 

Abraham Ritchie: One Piece of the Pie

Abraham Ritchie: One Piece of the Pie
MEET ABRAHAM RITCHIE, CONTEMPORARY ART CRITIC IN CHICAGO A few weeks ago Abraham Ritchie set an hour aside during his lunch break at the Art Institute (in the Manet room) to sit and talk about his career as a contemporary art critic in Chicago. Abraham elaborated on how he established his career as an art critic and what his role as a contemporary art critic should be. Moreover, he provided an incredibly... 
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