Tag Archives: Artists Run Chicago

Movies in the Lot: Filmfront

Join us for our July Movies in the Lot with Filmfront! Filmfront presents a program of recent short works by Black experimental filmmakers and artists exploring the act of reading for revolutionary purposes and finding acts of resistance in the written/spoken word. Featuring films by Ephraim Asili, Claudrena N. Harold, Kevin Jerome Everson, Cauleen Smith, […]

Exhibitions Opening Reception and Second Sunday

Join us for a jam packed Sunday, full of FREE event. First an opening reception of Close Encounters, and exhibition bringing together eight artists from across two continents to explore the common desire to maintain cultural traditions while embracing multicultural inclusiveness and (Re)Collect., an exhibition featuring the work of Hyde Park Art Center teaching artists. Also, drop […]

History of Spaces Panel Discussion

A discussion highlighting the pre-Millennium contributions to the Chicago grassroots arts scene. Hear from panelists including Lynne Warren, Barbara Koenen, Lane Reylea, and Michael Ryan on the Do-It-Yourself artist culture that drives the contemporary art system locally, nationally and internationally. This event is held in conjunction with the current exhibition Artists Run Chicago.


Ready to finally settle the score between vegetarians and meat-lovers? As part of Artists Run Chicago, watch Phillip Von Zweck and Kevin Jennings face off in the Hyde Park Art Center’s first ever Fryvalry. In their words, the event consists of “two deep fat fryers (one vegetarian, one meatetarian) you bring it, we fry it, you […]

Art of Party? Panel Discussion

Led by art critic Lori Waxman, this panel examines the phenomenon of First Fridays, apartment gallery parties, and commercial gallery openings that blur the line between art opening and social gathering. This event is held in conjunction with the current exhibition Artists Run Chicago in Gallery 1.

Decoding Artists Run Chicago: Anecdotes and Histories

Coinciding with the release of Proximity Magazine’s issue of Pr featuring a map, timeline and essay entitled Artist-Run Spaces: A Brief History Since 1984 by artist and writer Dan Gunn, Dan will give a short presentation on the specific events, people and places that paved the way for artist-run galleries today. The lecture will also […]

Suitable Presents: Cookout and Videos

Fun, food and artists run rampant. Part of Artists Run Chicago, join us for Suitable Gallery’s cookout and videos with all the trimmings. Grill-master Derek Fansler will be working the Weber when Suitable Gallery presents an afternoon of film screenings, beer drinking, and an array of sheathed and faux meats. Artists featured in the program include […]

Alogon Gallery and Incubate: Artist Run Credit League

Part of Artists Run Chicago, Alogon Gallery and InCUBATE team up to kickoff the Artist Run Credit League. The Artist Run Credit League was derived from that of the tanda, a form of rotating credit association and monetary practice formed by a core of participants who agree to make regular contributions to a fund which is given […]

Artists Run Chicago: Milwaukee Avenue Bike Tour

Who says art and exercise can’t go hand-in-hand? Join the green caravan and explore the west side apartment galleries on bike. Cyclists from the south side will meet at Hyde Park Art Center at 11am to bike north. The tour begins at noon at Roots & Culture and will culminate with a barbecue and video […]

South Side Tweet-Up

The rumors and rumblings are true. Join your fellow Twitterers, Tweeties and Tweeps for free beer and wine. Chat face to face in more than 140 characters. Take a minute to wander through the Art Center and the Artists Run Chicago exhibition in the main gallery. DM or @reply @Harry_Who for more details.