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Introduction to the Open Studio Process

at Open Studio Project - Evanston
903 Sherman Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Take part of a day to open the window to your creative side. In this 2.5 hour workshop, explore our OSP Process to learn to combine uninhibited art-making with thoughtful writing and reflection. Our studio is a safe space, free of any comment or criticism, providing you with a healthy environment to access your inner wisdom and explore and expand your...

Saturday Aug 18th, 10am

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The Art Institute of Chicago: Badass Bitches Tour

at Museum Hack - The Loop
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Remember when feminism happened, and Georgia O’Keeffe kicked butt, and now museums and the art world totally treat male and female artists with equal value? JK JK IT’S STILL SUPER BAD!  On this two-hour tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, we get three things done: We celebrate the awesome women who ARE represented We fill you in on some...

Saturday Aug 18th, 2:30pm

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Connecting with the Creative Process

at Open Studio Project - Evanston
903 Sherman Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Treat yourself to an exploration of your creative side. In this 6-week class cycle, explore our OSP Process to learn to combine intuitive art-making with thoughtful writing and reflection. Our studio is a safe space, free of any comment or critique, letting you access our inner wisdom and expand your intuition. In this class we use drawing, painting,...

$270

8 sessions

Tuesday Aug 28th, 6:30pm

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Color in the Autumn Landscape

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Capture the fleeting colors of autumn. Learn how painters think about color and light in nature. We will learn to break through the limitations of local color in representing the landscape.  Students will create small paintings in the medium of their choice, including gouache, acrylic, watercolor, and oil. Color drawing materials...

$349

6 sessions

Thursday Sep 6th, 1pm

Traditional Stone Lithography

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square
4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

This course will give students an overview of techniques used in contemporary lithographic printing on paper. The CPC has a nice variety of lithographic limestones that students can draw on and print from, exploring positive and reductive black and white processes throughout the 10 weeks. Other topics covered will include a brief history of lithography,...

$375

10 sessions

Tuesday Sep 11th, 6pm

Photographing Chicago-Area Cemeteries

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Architectural masterpieces, local history, and beauty provided by wooded ravines and vantage points that overlook Lake Michigan: these are the magnets that attract people interested in history to visit cemeteries. We will explore both Lake Forest and Graceland cemeteries. Students should be able to walk at least one mile and must provide their own...

$239

4 sessions

Tuesday Oct 30th, 10am

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Gold Coast Deal

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Gold Coast

at Digital Photo Academy - Gold Coast
1365 N Astor St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Charnley Perksy House Gold Coast’s character and architecture attract visitors from far and wide to gawk at the magnificent mansions and classic brownstones. After all, Gold Coast is one of the most affluent and beautiful neighborhoods in the country. Yet it has more to its charm than wealth. Since its...

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$89.10
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Saturday Oct 6th, 11am

Drawing Art History

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston
1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Throughout history, artists have trained by learning from artists that came before them. We will focus on different areas of art history with particular emphasis on technique, including composition, line quality, values, etc. and then practice these techniques firsthand.

$185

5 sessions

The History of Photography

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston
1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

This class offers an overview of the history of photography as both an art and a science. Class will begin with the birth of the photographic process, in the 1830s, (and its inspiration by the camera obscura) and end with our present day digital photography.  Discussions will include the science and technique behind various photographic processes,...

$110

5 sessions

History of Photography

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore the history of photography beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of Daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie and through to contemporary photography. Along the way we’ll discover some of the great photographers and examine how this relatively...

$119

3 sessions

Genealogy and Local History Orientation

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The Genealogy and Local History staff will introduce visitors to the Newberry and explain how to use its collections at an informal orientation. Aimed at researchers new to the library and/or new to genealogical research, this session will last approximately an hour, followed by a short tour of the library. Afterwards, you are welcome to begin your...

Free

The American Lyric: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Full Course Title: The American Lyric: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen and Edgar Lee Masters’s Spoon River “Citizen is Rankine’s Spoon River Anthology,” a critic wrote, “an epic as large and frightening and beautiful as the country.” Who can resist such an unlikely linkage? In this course we’ll tackle these two great American writers from...

$115.50

Literature & Art in the Midwest Metropolis

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Liesl Olson, Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis This remarkable cultural history celebrates the great Midwestern city of Chicago for its centrality to the modernist movement. Author Liesl Olson traces Chicago’s cultural development from the 1893 World’s Fair through mid century, illuminating how Chicago writers revolutionized...

Free

Color Theory for Designers

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

In this course, students learn about the variety of ways that color is considered and used as a design element in fashion, graphic, and interior design. Working with current color theory principles and models, students develop color plans and concepts in relationship to individual and group projects. This research is compiled in sketchbook/notebook...

$585

10 sessions

Art Survey @ The AIC: Impressionism/Post Impressionism

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Meeting in the galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago museum, this course takes advantage of one of the largest and most significant collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, including works by Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, and van Gogh, among others. Through lectures and discussions, students will develop...

$585

10 sessions

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