Weekend Arts Guide (7/13-7/15 2018)

By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Image Credit: detail from No, 2017 by Sarah Bastress in I See Cat People at Heaven Gallery (a favored show to check out on Friday the 13th!)

With great warm weather and sunshine forecast for this weekend, its the perfect time of year to go gallery hopping and touring the neighborhood public artwork! Good thing we've got everything you need to know right here...

Friday kicks off our art filled weekend with the Rhichard Devrieze Meet and Greet at Firefly Fiber Arts Studio from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Jackson Junge Gallery will be hosting an opening reception for the first pair of four paired solo shows in their summer exhibition series One Wall, featuring Samuel Schwindt, and Art Wear, featuring Stefani B, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Saturday is the busiest day of the weekend for art in the neighborhood this week. It's also the day that Bucktown Community Organization kicks of their annual Bucktown Garden Walk! The Garden Walk opens at 10:00am at Churchill Park and runs until 6:00pm with tons activities for the whole family. Pride and Prejudice: Gender Realities in the 21st Century at ARC Gallery comes to a close with a juror's talk from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Agitator Gallery will be opening their new show Owensby & Walsh: contemplative work of childhood trauma and transcendent experiences with a reception from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. LVL3 Gallery is also hosting an opening reception for their new exhibition LtdWear3 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Roots and Culture will be having a Dinner Event: Milanajuhui (a gathering) with Sivani Patel and Jing Ouyang from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. 

The Wicker Park Farmers Market returns to Wicker Park this Sunday from 8:00am to 2:00pm with a book swap from the neighborhood bookstores and performances by Deja Vuey from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The Bucktown Garden Walk continues from 10:00am to 6:00pm. And Firefly Fiber Arts Studio will be hosting another installation of their Arc Reactor Shawl Knit Along from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

Continuing exhibitions throughout the neighborhoods include Pictures From The Long Haul by Michael Gaylord James at AdventureLand Works on Paper; Josiah McElheny: Cosmic Love at Corbett vs. Dempsey; Margie Criner & David Richard: Hidden Agenda at Firecat Projects; the Sam Lynn Art Show at Gallery Cafe; I See Cat People at Heaven Gallery (bonus points for attending this show on Friday the 13th!); Bringing Sexy Back at Jackson Junge Gallery; Ben Foch & Josue Pellot: Newport Beach at Rainbo Club; and Hunt and Peck: Alternative Expressions of the Keyboard at VGA Gallery.

Locations

Click on gallery/location names below for links to more information!

Friday (7/13/2018)
Firefly Fiber Arts Studio: Rhichard Devrieze Meet and Greet - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Jackson Junge Gallery: One Wall: Samuel SchwindtArt Wear: Stefani B - opening reception 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday(7/14/2018)
Agitator Gallery: Owensby & Walsh: contemplative work of childhood trauma and transcendent experiences - opening reception 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Bucktown Community Organization: Bucktown Garden Walk - 10:00am to 6:00pm
ARC Gallery
: Pride and Prejudice: Gender Realities in the 21st Century - closes with juror's talk 2:00pm to 3:00pm
LVL3 Gallery: LtdWear3 - opening reception 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Roots & Culture: Dinner Event: Milanajuhui (a gathering) with Sivani Patel and Jing Ouyang - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Sunday (7/15/2018)
Bucktown Community Organization: Bucktown Garden Walk - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Firefly Fiber Arts Studio
: Arc Reactor Shawl Knit Along - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Wicker Park Farmers Market: Deja Vuey + book swap with donations from neighborhood book stores - market open 8:00am to 2:00pm with performances by Deja Vuey from 11:00am to 1:00pm

Ongoing Exhibitions
AdventureLand Works on Paper: Pictures From The Long Haul by Michael Gaylord James
Corbett vs. Dempsey: Josiah McElheny: Cosmic Love
Firecat Projects: Margie Criner & David Richard: Hidden Agenda
Gallery Cafe: Sam Lynn Art Show
Heaven Gallery: I See Cat People
Jackson Junge Gallery: Bringing Sexy Back
Rainbo Club: Ben Foch & Josue Pellot: Newport Beach
VGA Gallery: Hunt and Peck: Alternative Expressions of the Keyboard