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Getting Archived in Roger’s Park

Getting Archived in Roger's Park
JC Steinbrunner on duty at Sixty Inches From Center’s Get Archived event in Roger’s Park. (Image credit: Melissa Patiño) For three Saturdays in a row now, Sixty has been hosting archiving events on both the city’s North and South Sides. We’ve been able to spend time with some talented artists and collect a treasure trove of new material to add to the Chicago Artists’... 

Getting Archived in Englewood and Bronzevile

Getting Archived in Englewood and Bronzevile
Avery R. Young getting archived at South Side Community Art Center, May 25, 2013. (Photo by Sixty Inches From Center.) Sixty spent the past two Saturdays on Chicago’s South Side archiving the work of artists and spaces across the city.  One thing you may not know about these events is that they don’t just open the door for artists to have their work included in the archive, but they also... 

Dig It Up, Dust It Off, and Donate It: Get Archived 2013

Dig It Up, Dust It Off, and Donate It: Get Archived 2013
South Side Community Art Center, 2012. Photo by Sixty Inches From Center. Pull out the old shoe boxes. Look into the cracks of books, sketchbooks and notepads. Dig into your hard drives and collect the images and files that have been created, rearranged, updated and buried through out your career.  Gather them all together and join us this summer to build up the archives with Chicago’s art-makers... 

Sixty on Sixty: An Interview with Nicolette Caldwell

Sixty on Sixty: An Interview with Nicolette Caldwell
In between rounds of PBJ at The Boiler Room, I interviewed our very own Nicolette Caldwell, who co-founded Sixty Inches From Center with Tempestt Hazel. Sixty on Sixty is a new series in which SIFCers interview one another, allowing readers to get to know the fine folks who bring you the latest from Chicago’s art scene. Nicolette Caldwell in Paris, France. June 2007. (Image courtesy of Nicolette... 

“What’s Your Art?” | You Came, You Saw, We Celebrated

Thank you. We at Sixty Inches From Center want to thank you all for coming out to “What’s Your Art?” Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago.  You could have been anywhere in the city and you chose to come celebrate with us and WBEZ! We are taking a week to come down from the event, but be sure to keep a look out for the pictures from our photo booth, video footage from the event... 

“What’s Your Art?” | SIFC & WBEZ Celebrate Chicago’s Art Centers

For the inaugural Collective Project, Sixty Inches from Center is collaborating with WBEZ for “What’s Your Art?”: Celebrating the Art Centers of Chicago as part of the Off Air Series to showcase unique art centers within our city.  This showcase is our effort to bring attention to the art centers that are doing great things in our neighborhoods.  We also want to provide these art... 

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.... 
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