Weekend Arts Guide (7/5-7/8 2018)
Summer is in full swing and things are heating up this month is Wicker Park and Bucktown! Check out these hot art exhibits, shows, and happenings around the neighborhood with the help of our WPB Weekend Arts Guide!
Thursday evening, No Nation Art Gallery and Tangential Unspace Lab will host To All The Good Times We've Had & All The Good Times to Come from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Friday is of course First Friday at the Flat Iron Arts Building! Flat Iron Arts will hold their open studios event from 6:00pm to 10:00pm with additional programming from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at The Hall at The Robey. AdventureLand Works on Paper will also hold an opening reception for their new show Pictures From The Long Haul by Michael Gaylord James from 7:00pm to 10:00pm Friday evening.
Saturday sees Andrea Kaspryk: Carrying Burdens and Tracy Kostenbader: Eating Words come to a close at Agitator Gallery with an artist talk scheduled from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Later that evening, Gallery Cafe will have an opening reception for the Sam Lynn Art Show from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Volumes Bookcafe will have a book launch for The Calculating Stars from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
Sunday is a fairly busy day in the neighborhood with the farmers market and several shows coming to a close. The Wicker Park Farmers Market will be open from 8:00am to 2:00pm with performances by This is the Hammer from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Firefly Fiber Arts Studio will have their weekly Arc Reactor Shawl Knit Along workshop from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Nostalgic Perspectives by Aaron Wooten comes to a close at Jackson Junge Gallery and Moments in Between comes to a close at LVL3 Gallery. Be sure you don't miss out on these exhibitions!
Ongoing exhibitions and shows throughout the neighborhood include Pride and Prejudice: Gender Realities in the 21st Century at ARC Gallery; Josiah McElheny: Cosmic Love at Corbett vs. Dempsey; Margie Criner & David Richards: Hidden Agenda at Firecat Projects; I See Cat People at Heaven Gallery; Bringing Sexy Back at Jackson Junge Gallery; Ben Foch & Josue Pellot at Rainbo Club; and Hunt and Peck: Alternative Expressions of the Keyboard at VGA Gallery.
Click on gallery/location names below for links to more information!
No Nation Art Gallery and Tangential Unspace Lab: To All The Good Times We've Had & All The Good Times to Come - 6:00pm to 11:00pm
AdventureLand Works on Paper: Pictures From The Long Haul by Michael Gaylord James - opening reception 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Flat Iron Arts: First Friday at the Flat Iron - 6:00pm to 10:00pm at The Flat Iron Arts Building & 7:00pm to 11:00pm at The Hall at The Robey
Agitator Gallery: Andrea Kaspryk: Carrying Burdens + Tracy Kostenbader: Eating Words - close with artist talk 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Gallery Cafe: Sam Lynn Art Show - opening reception 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Volumes Bookcafe: The Calculating Stars Book Launch - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Firefly Fiber Arts Studio: Arc Reactor Shawl Knit Along - every Sunday in July 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Jackson Junge Gallery: Nostalgic Perspectives by Aaron Wooten - closes
LVL3 Gallery: Moments in Between - closes
Wicker Park Farmers Market: This is the Hammer - market open 8:00am to 2:00pm with performances 11:00am to 1:00pm
ARC Gallery: Pride and Prejudice: Gender Realities in the 21st Century
Corbett vs. Dempsey: Josiah McElheny: Cosmic Love
Firecat Projects: Margie Criner & David Richards: Hidden Agenda
Heaven Gallery: I See Cat People
Jackson Junge Gallery: Bringing Sexy Back
Rainbo Club: Ben Foch & Josue Pellot
VGA Gallery: Hunt and Peck: Alternative Expressions of the Keyboard