A list of exhibitions, performances, screenings, readings and events to help you through summer.
A look at the complete lineup for the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival: Art Design Chicago Edition at Read/Write Library on July 13-14th.
A list of exhibitions, performances, screenings, readings and marches to keep you cool this month.
Sun, July 8, 2018 | 12:30-2:30pm RSVP for the Festival Leading up to the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival: Art Design Chicago Edition at Read/Write Library on July 13th and 14th, Sixty Inches From Center will host a community archiving training session for those interested in volunteering for the festival or learning about basic archival and cataloging practices. After our session, you’re welcome to stick around and join their New Volunteer Orientation and Community Open House. This session is a requirement for those who will be volunteering for the festival, but free and open to those who just have a curiosity for archiving. If you’re interested in volunteering, please complete the form below and we will contact you at the end of June with more details. The festival has the following schedule: Friday, July 13th 1-5:30pm: Event set-up 5:30 – 9:30pm: Archive Mixer + Artist Project Reveal Saturday, July 14th 10:30am – 2:30pm: 1st Shift for Festival Volunteers 2:30-6:30pm: 2nd Shift for Festival Volunteers 6:30pm – 9:30pm: 3rd Shift for Festival Volunteers Sunday, July 15th 12pm – 3pm: Event Breakdown [contact-form to=’email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org’ …
As the temperature rises, so do your options for performances, exhibitions, talks, film screenings, and more throughout the city.
Sprung is the only way to describe all of the exhibitions, film screenings, performances, concerts, workshops, and events happening this month.
Artist and activist Nicole Garneau’s new book Performing Revolutionary: Art, Action, Activism takes you on an intimate journey through her project UPRISING, a series of performances that took place once a month for five years. Defining her UPRISINGs as “public demonstration of revolutionary practices,” these performances, protests, celebrations envelop around efforts of connection, community, and care in a way that is reflected in the writings in this book (Garneau, 2). The artist lovingly holds your hand while she walks you through how this project began, and then onwards into each of the 60 performances taking place in eight states and other international locations, beginning in 2008. Each of the sixty performances explored within this book is two-fold: one part being ‘IN ACTION’ which describes the performance and event; the other being ‘Revolutionary Practice,’ which offers a prompt, an exercise the reader can do themselves, putting the action into practice. Garneau describes this book as, “The result of many years of exploration into how performance can be used to create public demonstrations of the possibilities for a more loving, …
A list of exhibitions, performances, book releases, talks, concerts, screenings, and more happening around the city this month.
A list of film screenings, exhibitions, talks, performances, readings, and more to get you through the cold and snow this month.
A list of performances, screenings, exhibitions, and other art events to help you start the new year.
A list of performances, screenings, readings, exhibitions, and other art events to help you close out the year.
A list of film screenings, exhibition openings, readings, festivals, performances, and more happening this fall.
Two panel discussions that consider how space, architecture, and art are all used together as tools for decolonizing narratives and also for uplifting and sometimes displacing communities.
A list of talks, performances, exhibitions, readings, film screenings, concerts, fundraisers, self-care opportunities and more happening this month throughout Chicago and Illinois.
A massive list of openings, events, concerts, festivals, fairs, biennials, and performances happening as part of Chicago’s 2017 art season opener.
A shortlist of events and readings to keep organizers, activists, artists, and our Chicago communities continue to resist, organize, and build together against injustice and inequity, and for survival and freedom.
A list of exhibitions, talks, screenings, performances and other events to get your summer started.
Spring update of Sixty’s regional partners from Bloomington/Normal.
The opening night of the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival features the screening of a new video work from a collaboration between Media Burn and On the Real Film.
A list of exhibitions, performances, dialogues, actions, screenings, and other events to get you through the month of May.
An interview with professor, revolutionary, and activist Bill Ayers about Kenwood, the neighborhood he calls home.
A call for you, Chicago’s cultural community, to help us continue to build an archive of our city’s art and artists.
A three-day festival of all things archiving and community autonomy in documentation, storytelling, and arts writing.
Volunteer for the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival and learn some community archiving skills from Read/Write Library in the process.
It’s a big month for dance, poetry, and conferences–we’ve got that and the other exhibitions, performances, screenings, and talks you need to see this month.
An archivist tête-à-tête with Stacie Williams and Analú López on the significance of and strategies for artists and activists to document their work.
Join us on April 22nd for a panel featuring Fontaine Capel (Hume), Maggie Crowley + Javier Bosques (Produce Model Gallery), Tracie Hall (Rootwork Gallery), Claudine Isé (Goldfinch), Mashuska Matthews + Torie McMillan (+ Gallery), moderated by Caroline Picard (Sector 2337).
Join us on April 22nd for a panel featuring Jane Beachy (Salonathon), Rae Chardonnay (Party Noire), Ciera McKissick (AmFm), Aay Preston Myint (Chances Dances), Eric Williams (The Silver Room), moderated by Abra Johnson (Honey Pot Performance).
Projects and events to keep an eye out for from Sixty this spring.
A series of gatherings that bring together arts and culture writers, platform-builders and media-makers in Chicago, launching in 2017.