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Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 13th – 19th, 2012

Weekly Guide to Art in Chicago // February 13th – 19th, 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.   MONDAY || February 13th, 2012 The Gala 2/13 The Gala is... 
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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 –... 

Week Ends, Art Begins || July 1st – July 3rd

Week Ends, Art Begins || July 1st - July 3rd
All of us at Sixty took a look around and the happenings this weekend and picked the ones we think you may want to check out.  Also, be sure to check out the downloadable July SIFC Summer Guide. You may also find it sprinkled around the city. FRIDAY || July 1, 2011 Revenge: New Works by The Little Friends of Printmaking We couldn’t have written anything better than the clever folks at Rotofugi... 

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... 

SIFC Photobooth at the MDW Fair

SIFC Photobooth at the MDW Fair
On April 23rd and 24th at the inaugural MDW Fair located in the Geo Lofts we set up the SIFC photo booth and invited the public to have their portrait taken and share a message with the world. All weekend long we asked one question, “What does art mean to you?”   Information about MDW threewalls, Roots and Culture and Public Media Institute announce The MDW Fair, a gathering of independent... 

SPEAK! Project: Sean Starowitz

SPEAK! Project: Sean Starowitz
Sean Starowitz wants to put Chicagoans on a soapbox.  His custom-built soapbox.  In August of 2010 as part of the Hey! We’re All Beginners Here exhibition at Roots & Culture, Starowitz walked the streets of Noble Square and asked passers by, friends and curator Mike Wolf to get on his soapbox and SPEAK! I took a moment and walked the streets with him, asked him a little about the project... 

Hey, We Are All Beginners Here!

Hey, We Are All Beginners Here!
Roots and Culture hosted a new exhibition about oral, performative, written and visual communication entitled, Hey, We Are All Beginners Here! Line, Color, Form, Nutrients, and Affection, presented by StopGoStop also known as The Network of Crowded Art. We Are All Beginners Here! is described by StopGoStop as, “… a multi-headed hydra, a trans-temporal, trans-spatial, trans-disciplinary... 
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