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March Art Picks

Our Art Picks are created in collaboration with The Visualist, Chicago’s leading visual arts calendar, and cross-promoted through Windy City Times, one of the longest locally-published LGBTQ weeklies with a national reach. Click here to get our Art Picks and latest articles delivered to your inbox monthly.

This is a growing list, so check back often for new additions.

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Fri, March 2, 7-10pm
S. Nicole Lane: Carved from Sausage
Sustain Gallery (1201 W Leland Ave)
Free

Sat, March 3, 12-6pm
Imani Elizabeth Jackson: Halotherapy | Saltsitting
F4F (2846 W 21st St)
Free

Sun, March 4, 1-3pm
Eclipsing Workshop: Towards a Politics of Healing: Ethics of Storytelling with Patricia Nguyen
Arts Incubator (301 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Thurs, March 8, 6:30-8:30pm
Women of Color Candidate Forum for Illinois
Reunion Chicago (2557 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647)
Free

Sun, March 11, 1-3pm
The Sick Muse #10: Open Pitch Meeting!
Chicago Independent Publisher’s Resource Center (858 N Ashland Ave)
Free

Thurs, March 15, 6-8pm
Sarita See: Feminist Filipino Resistance in the Imperial American Museums
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (800 S Halsted St)
Free

Fri, March 23, 6-8pm
Arte Diseño Xicágo
National Museum of Mexican Art (1852 W 19th St)
Free

Wed, March 28, 6-9pm
Organizing Skills Series: Strategy & Campaign Development
Chicago Freedom School (719 S State St, 4th Floor)
Free

 

March Art Picks

Thurs, March 1, 6-7pm
Christine Sun Kim: Lautplan
The Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan Ave)
Free with museum admission

Thurs, March 1, 6-8pm
Eclipsing Workshop: Creative Exchange with Cream Co.
Arts Incubator (301 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Thurs, March 1, 6-8pm
Lee Anne Schmitt: Purge This Land
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (164 N State St)
$5-11

Thurs, March 1, 7:30pm
As the Crow Flies
Links Hall (3111 N Western Ave)
$10-15

Thurs, March 1, 8-11pm
AMFM Juice Open Mic
AMFM Gallery (2151 W 21st St)
Free

Fri, March 2, 5-6:30pm
Rodney McMillian
Northwestern Art Theory and Practice (1880 Campus Dr, Kresge Hall Room 1515, Evanston)
Free

Fri, March 2, 5:30-7pm
Lee Grantham: Reverse Acrylic Paintings (Closing)
Jean Albano Gallery (215 W Superior St)
Free

Fri, March 2, 6-9pm
Superficial Paradise
Chicago Artists Coalition (217 N Carpenter St)
Free

Fri, March 2, 8-11pm
Average / Evening
Studio Archive Services (2412 N Spaulding Ave)
Free

March 3-4
La Cultura Cura Market: Muxeres en Rebeldia
La Catrina Cafe (1011 W 18th St)
Free

Sat, March 3, 12-4pm
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
DePaul University: Richardson Library: Scholar’s Lab (2350 N Kenmore Ave)
Free

Sat, March 3, 1-3pm
North Branch Projects Bookbinding Workshop
Weinberg/Newton Gallery (300 W Superior St, Suite 203)
Free

Sat, March 3, 3-4:30pm
Natalie Hopkinson: Mouth is Always Muzzled
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores (5751 S Woodlawn Ave)
Free

Sat, March 3, 4-7pm
Jessica Vaughn: on the wall
Monique Meloche Gallery (2154 W Division St)
Free

Sat, March 3, 5-8pm
Got You
Ignition project space (3839 W Grand Ave)
Free

Sat, March 3, 6-10pm
Happy Thoughts
All Star Press Chicago (2775 N Milwaukee Ave)
Free

Sat, March 3, 7-10pm
Locals Only
Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & Gallery (2780 N Lincoln Ave)
Free

Sun, March 4, 2-4pm
Soul Sunday
AMFM Gallery (2151 W 21st St)
Free

Mon, March 5, 4-6pm
Fabiola Jean-Louis
Gallery 400 (400 S Peoria St)
Free

Mon, March 5, 6-7pm
Amanda Ross-Ho
Department of Visual Arts at The University of Chicago (915 E 60th St)
Free

Mon, March 5, 7-9pm
BlacKorea
Doc Films at the University of Chicago (1212 E 59th St)
Free

Mon, March 5, 7-9pm
Gira Dahnee
Currency Exchange Cafe (305 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Mon, March 5, 7:30pm
Monique Haley: Encounter: Nurturing Embodiment Through Ritual and Community
Links Hall (3111 N Western Ave)
$10-25

Tue, March 6, 6-8pm
In Progress: OTV | Open Television Tonight
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago Ave)
Free

Wed, March 7, 6:30-8:30pm
In-Session: Eclipsing – Migration, Movements and Desire
Threewalls (2738 W North Ave)
Free

Thurs, March 8, 6-8pm
Laura Huertas Millán: Ethnographic Fictions
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (164 N State St)
$5-11

Fri, March 9, 6-9pm
Yassaman Moussavi: Roots
Spudnik Press Cooperative (1821 W Hubbard St, Ste 302)
Free

Sat, March 10, 1-2pm
Bringing Together What Wants to Come Apart
Weinberg/Newton Gallery (300 W Superior St, Suite 203)
Free

Sat, March 10, 1-3pm
The Master and Form
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts (4 W Burton Pl)
Free

Sat, March 10, 5-8pm
Doug Stapleton: Atlas of the Heavens and Jeffrey Michael Austin: What We Can Handle
Bert Green Fine Art (8 S Michigan Ave, Suite 620)
Free

Sat, March 10, 5:30-9pm
Mimi Zaphirato: At the Raw Stage
Elephant Room Gallery (704 S Wabash Ave)
Free

Sun, March 11, 3-5pm
Rebecca Zorach: Objects of Care: Material Memorial for Tamir Rice
Stony Island Arts Bank (6760 S Stony Island Ave)
Free

Sun, March 11, 3-6pm
Work on the Sabbath featuring Angel Bat Dawid
BING Art Books (307 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Tues, March 13, 12-1pm
Naomi Beckwith on Howardena Pindell
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago Ave)
Free

Thurs, March 15, 5:30-8pm
Our Chicago: The Role of Literary Arts in Social Movements
National Museum of Mexican Art (1852 W 19th St)
Free

Fri, March 16, 5-8pm
Ain’t Easy to Love and Harder to Hold
Gallery 400 (400 S Peoria St)
Free

Fri, March 16, 7-11pm
Eclipsing Festival: Closing Events
Arts Block (301-307 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Fri, March 16, 7-10pm
A Tender Power: A Black Womanist Visual Manifesto
Rootwork Gallery (645 W 18th St)
Free

Fri, March 16, 6-9pm
Chicago Bound
Orbit (1350 W Erie)
Free

Fri, March 16, 7-11pm
Cornered – Scott Mossman
Heaven Gallery (1550 N Milwaukee)
Free

Sat, March 17, 2-4:30pm
Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping Black Women & the South Side
Arts Incubator (301 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Sat, March 17, 7-10pm
Ireashia Monet : The Pearls My Mother Gave Me
HUME Chicago (3242 W Armitage Av)
Free

Sun, March 18, 2-5pm
Beauty Breaks: Stitch & Fix
F4F (2846 W 21st St)
$0-15

Sun, March 18, 3pm
Celia Calder: Queer Dance Connection: A Workshop Series
Links Hall (3111 N Western Ave)
$5

Tues, March 20, 6-7pm
Artists in Conversation: Tonika Johnson and Amanda Williams
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) (820 N Michigan Av)
Free

March 21-24, 2018
2018 Midwest Archives Conference
Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel (301 E North Water St)
$55-150

March 21-25, 2018
In/Motion Festival
Various Locations in Chicago
$0-20

Fri, March 23, 6-8pm
1979! A Conversation Inspired by Howardena Pindell
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago Ave)
$7-15

Fri, March 23, 9-11:59pm
Tashi Dorji
Elastic Arts (3429 W Diversey #208)
$10

Sun, March 25, 2-5pm
Reside | Angela Davis Fegan Open Studio
F4f (2846 W 21st St)
Free

Sun, March 25, 3-6pm
Work on the Sabbath hosted by K-Love the Poet
BING Art Books (307 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Mon, March 26, 6-8pm
Teju Cole
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago Ave)
$7-15

Thurs, March 29, 6-8pm
Thorsten Trimpop: Furusato 古里
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (164 N State St)
$5-11

March 29 – April 7, 2018
Process v. Product Festival
The Dance Center at Columbia College Chicago
Price varies

Sat, March 31, 2-3pm
Otobong Nkanga: Solid Maneuvers
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago Ave)
Free with museum admission

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Featured Image: From Got You, a collaborative installation of art and performance by artists Barber and Heidi Wiren Bartlett, happening on Saturday, March 3rd at Ignition Project Space.