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Nov 18-26th
Opening Reception: Nov 18, 6pm
Fluid Bound // Q-Mart
Co-Prosperity Sphere (3219 S Morgan St)
$10 Suggested Donation

Fri, Nov 18 – Sun, Nov 20
CONNECT – Hyde Park Arts Festival
Harper Court (5235 S Harper Av)
Free


November Art Picks

We update this list throughout the month, so check back often.

Oct 29 – Nov 12, 2016
Chicago Humanities Fest: FallFest 16/Speed
Various locations for each event
Prices Vary; Find Tickets

Tues, Nov 1, 7-10pm
Reunion presents: After School Special
Reunion (2557 W. North Ave)
Free

Tue, Nov 1, 6pm
Digital Canvas Talk & Ground Floor Catalog Release
Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S Cornell)
Free

Wed, Nov 2, 6pm
Ann Cvetkovich Lecture
The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium (230 S. Columbus Dr.)
Free

Wed, Nov 2, 6pm
Visiting Resident Artist Talk: Tintin Wulia
Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S Cornell)
Free

Wed, Nov 2, 6pm
Life Lessons: Community Forum Series
DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E 56th Place)
Get Tickets

Thurs, Nov 3, 7:30pm
Black Out Dinners
6018NORTH (6018 North Kenmore Ave)
$75-100, Get Tickets

Thur, Nov 3, 7pm
“Prison Folk” Panel Discussion
Featuring co-organizer of the Prison and Neighborhood Arts Project Sarah Ross and artists Jonathon Romain and Marvin Tate.
Free

Thur, Nov 3, 7pm
READING: Galo Ghigliotto, Katherine M Hedeen, D Borzutzky, Víctor R Núñez
Sector 2337 + The Green Lantern Press (2337 N Milwaukee Av)
Free

Thurs, Nov 3, 7pm
Spoken Word By RJ Eldridge + Tatsu Aoki & Fred BBriet Bass Duo
Comfort Station in Logan Square (2579 N Milwaukee)
Free, Donations Welcomed

Thurs, Nov 3, 5pm
Dumping Trump – Art Against the Donald
Elephant Room Gallery at C.C.’s Art Garage (2727 S Mary St.)
Free

Thur, Nov 3, 5:30pm
Screening “A War” Intro by Mary King
Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S Cornell)
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 5pm
David Leggett: Black Drawls
Gallery 400 (400 S. Peoria)
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 6pm
Shape/Shift
Lost Arts (1001 N North Branch St.)
Free, RSVP requested

Fri, Nov 4, 4pm
Liat Yossifor: A Body of Water
PATRON (673 N Milwaukee Av)
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 7pm
Incantations with the Sunset Society
Stony Island Arts Bank (6760 S Stony Island)
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 7pm
Animal Architecture
2621 W Grand Ave
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 6pm
Michelle Prazak // Noah Singer // Kyle Schlie
The Mission (1431 W Chicago Ave)
Free

Fri, Nov 4, 6pm
Artist Talk: Deb Sokolow: Tactics for controlling the minds of others
Weinberg/Newton Gallery (300 W Superior St)
Free

Sat, Nov 4 – Sun, Nov 5
COLORS: A Soulful Experience
An original stage production that explores an emotional spectrum of colors through combining concert & social dance, with soulfully constructed music.
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St.)
Free, Donations Accepted; RSVP

Sat, Nov 4, 7pm
Karl Wirsum (1973) with Wirsum in Person
Block Museum (40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston)
Free

Sat, Nov 5, 6pm
Día de los Muertos: Love Never Dies Masquerade
National Museum of Mexican Art (1853 W 19th St)
$125-150 Get Tickets

Sat, Nov 5, 2pm
Int’l Musicians and Chicago Visual Artists
South Shore Cultural Center Art Gallery (7059 S. South Shore Dr)
Free

Sat, Nov 5, 5pm (Runs through Dec 17)
de by Victor Yañez-Lazcano
Alibi Fine Art (4426 N Ravenswood)
Free

Sat, Nov 5, 5pm
Nothing But Racial Slurs
Featuring work by Julius Lyles
William Hill Gallery (6442 S. Dorchester Ave)
Free

Sat, Nov 5, 2pm
Artist-in-Residence Open Studio Event
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St)
Free

Sat, Nov 5, 1pm
Unity & Freedom Party: Celebration of Life & Legacy of Rekia
S Holman Ave
Free, RSVP Required (Email Marline@alongwalkhome.org by Nov 2)

Sat, Nov 5, 5pm
Día de las Mujeres Fashion and Art Show
The Port Ministries (5013 S Hermitage)
$2 Suggested Donation

Sun, Nov 6, 4pm
Broken Flag
Iceberg Projects (7714 N Sheridan Rd)
Free

Sun, Nov 6, 6pm
Rediscovering Frantz Fanon
Garland Building (111 N Wabash)
Free

Mon, Nov 7, 6pm
Curriculum Share + Potluck
Chicago Artists Coalition (217 N. Carpenter)
Free

Mon, Nov 7, 6pm
Glenn Ligon, A Small Band
Stony Island Arts Bank (6760 S Stony Island Av)
Free

Tue, Nov 8, 1pm
Official Unofficial Election Day Ballot Count & Wall Breaking
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (800 S Halsted St)
Free

Tue, Nov 8, 6pm
PEEP 2016
Reunion (2557 W. North Ave)
Free

Thurs, Nov 10, 9am – 5pm
People-Powered Publishing Conference
The Ivy Room (12 E Ohio St)
$10 Registration—Sold out but there’s a waiting list

Thur, Nov 10, 6:15pm
Winona LaDuke Lecture
Newberry Library (60 W Walton St)
Free

Thur, Nov 10, 4pm
2016 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition
The Arcade Galllery (618 S. Michigan, 2nd Fl)
Free

Thur, Nov 10,6pm
Jacolby Satterwhite
Conversations at the Edge (164 N State St)
Free

Thur, Nov 10, 7pm
Book Release: Jay Besemer’s Chelate + Petra Kuppers’ PearlStitch
Sector 2337 + The Green Lantern Press (2337 N Milwaukee Av)
Free, Get Tickets

Thur, Nov 10, 6pm
Nollywood Panel Discussion
Museum of Contemporary Photography (600 S Michigan)
Free

Fri, Nov 11, 8pm (Runs through Jan 30)
BlkhaUS: New work by Norman Teague
Blanc Gallery (4445 S King Drive)
Free

Fri, Nov 11, 7pm
AMFM Presents: The Jazz Series 11/11
Maybe Sunday Collective (1320 W 18th St)
$5

Fri, Nov 11
Courttney Cooper + Four Large Drawings
Western Exhibitions (1709 West Chicago Ave)
Free

Fri, Nov 11, 6pm
CHILL SET – teen night at the NMMA
National Museum of Mexican Art (1853 W 19th St)
Free

Fri, Nov 11, 6pm
Retrogarde
Logan Center for the Arts (915 E 60th St)
Free

Fri, Nov 11, 6pm
BIG Small Works
Elephant Room Gallery at C.C.’s Art Garage (2727 S Mary St.)
Free

Sat, Nov 12, 11am-4pm
J. Michael Ford & Kiam Marcelo Junio at 41L
Revival Food Hall (125 S. Clark St.)
Free

Sat, Nov 12, 2pm
Artist Talk with Samson Kambalu and Jennifer Wild
Logan Center for the Arts (915 E 60th St)
Free

Sat, Nov 12, 3pm
Dark Girls Documentary
Culture Connection 360 (400 W 71st St)
$5, Get Tickets

Sat, Nov 12, 7pm
Black + Brown featuring Salsa con Soul
Currency Exchange Café (305 E Garfield Blvd)
Free

Sat, Nov 12, 8:30pm
Hyde Park Art Center Gala Afterparty
Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell)
$60, Get Tickets

Sat, Nov 12, 9pm
Bottletree (featuring Coultrain)
Elastic Arts (3429 W Diversey #208)
$10

Sun, Nov 13, 12-5pm
2016 Chicago Book Expo
Columbia College Chicago (1104 S Wabash)
Free

Nov 12-13, 12-5pm
Carroll Avenue Art District Open Studios
Caroll Albany Arts Building (319 N Albany Ave)
Free

Sun, Nov 13, 7:30pm
Better Made Progress: Short Films by Amir George
Roots & Culture (1034 N Milwaukee Ave)
Free

Nov 13-19
Art + Value Conversations
Corner (2912 N Milwaukee Ave)
Free

Nov 13, 3pm
The Particular Poetics of ThingsNazafarin Lotfi, Rana Siegel, Tina Tahir, and Neha Vedpathak
Goldfinch (319 N. Albany)
Free

Sun, Nov 13, 2pm
Overhead: Recent Sculptures by Scott A. Mossman
Noyes Cultural Arts Center (927 Noyes St, Evanston)
Free

Wed, Nov 16, 6pm
Day Job / Night Job / Art Job: Making Art and Paying Bills in the Windy City
Elastic Arts (3429 W Diversey #208)
$5

Wed, Nov 16, 6pm
Lecture in Photography: Vik Muniz
Museum of Contemporary Photography (600 S Michigan)
Free

Wed, Nov 16, 8pm
Angela Y. Davis with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
RSVP Required

Thur, Nov 17, 7pm
READING: Posthuman Lear and Pseudocidal Camper
Sector 2337 + The Green Lantern Press (2337 N Milwaukee Av)
Free

Fri, Nov 18, 5:30pm
Globalfest 2016: Celebrating 10 years of fair trade in Chicago
National Museum of Mexican Art (1853 W 19th St)
$60-$200, Get Tickets

Fri, Nov 18, 7pm
Inspired by Social Issues: Male Artists of Color Reflect on Today’s Urban Experience
Featuring Floyd Atkins, Dalton Brown, David Buttram, Cesar Conde. Jesse Howard, Garland Taylor, and Julian Williams.
Bridgeport Art Center, 4th Floor (1200 W. 35th St)
Free

Fri, Nov 18, 7:30pm
Oscillations: Alejandro Acierto / Allen Moore
Experimental Sound Studio (5925 N. Ravenswood)
$10-8, Get Tickets

Fri, Nov 18, 6pm
6th Annual Beautiful Souls Coffin Show
Zhou B Art Center (1029 W 35th St)
Free

Sat, Nov 19, 8:30am (yes, AM)
Chicago Morning Prelude Dance Party
The Silver Room (1506 E 53rd St)
Free

Sat, Nov 19, 7pm
MCA Prime Time: Ascend
Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E Chicago Av)
Get Tickets

Sat, Nov 19, 6pm
Joelle Mercedes and Amina Ross: twinskin
Roman Susan (1224 W. Loyola Av)
Free

Sun, Nov 20, 7pm
Save Our Poonies
Links Hall (3111 N Western Ave)
$15, Get Tickets

Sun, Nov 20, 4pm
Sip and Paint
Island Lounge (13414 Olde Western Av)
$35-115, Get Tickets

Wed, Nov 30, 6:30pm
Author Talk with Zadie Smith
DuSable Museum of African American History
Buy Book/Tickets

ENDING EVENTUALLY/OPENING SOON

Opens Dec 1
ART AIDS AMERICA
Alphawood Gallery (2401 North Halsted Street)
Free but Ticketed, Get Tickets

Closes Dec 10
Taylor / Piotrowski / LeMay Cox
Linda Warren Projects (327 N. Aberdeen)
Free

Closes Jan 8, 2017
Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination
Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E Chicago Ave)
Free on Tuesdays

Closes Jan 8, 2017
Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington)
Free

Closes Jan 8, 2017
Quest for the Marvelous: Krista Franklin
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington)
Free

Closes Jan 14, 2017
SAPPHIRE: Anna Elise Johnson, Jason Pallas, Deb Sokolow, and Danh Vō
Weinberg/Newton Gallery (300 W Superior St)
Free

Featured Image: TBD by Victor Yañez-Lazcano, on view in ‘de’ at Alibi Fine Art Nov 5 through Dec 17, 2016.