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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

Shakespeare Project of Chicago: Women Beware Women

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

This is a one time FREE course. “Never were finer snares for womens’ honesties Than are devis’d in these days; no spider’s web’s Made of a daintier thread, than are now practis’d To catch love’s flesh-fly by the silver wing” An informative talk by a dramaturg begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed by a question-and-answer...

Free

Saturday Feb 24th, 10am

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The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry

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

It was a hunting accident—that much Charlie is sure of. That’s how his father, Matt Rizzo—a gentle intellectual who writes epic poems in Braille—had lost his vision. It’s not until Charlie’s troubled teenage years, when he’s facing time for his petty crimes, that he learns the truth. Matt Rizzo was blinded by a shotgun blast to the face...

Free

Wednesday Feb 21st, 6pm

March Masters of Art (5-8 yrs)

at Brickton Art Center - Park Ridge
306 Busse Hwy, Chicago, Illinois 60068

We will look at works by a famous artist each week, create a project inspired by these March Birthday artists and learn why they were important to culture and history.  With the help of Michangelo, Mondrain and VanGogh.  Young artists will experience many mediums, from drawing, painting to watercolor and sculpture! Creative and educational...

$45

3 sessions

Thursday Mar 8th, 4pm

PICASSO, PAINT & PRINT Ages 8 - 12

at Brickton Art Center - Park Ridge
306 Busse Hwy, Chicago, Illinois 60068

We'll start with a brief verbal and visual description of a culture of Picasso's life and works, and then do a project or two in their style and medium. 

$45

3 sessions

Tuesday Mar 6th, 5pm

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 Mar 17th, 10am

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: 1. We celebrate the awesome women who ARE represented 2. We fill you in...

Embodied Seeing: Drawing from the Oriental Institute

at The Oriental Institute - Hyde Park
1155 E 58th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637

Embodied Seeing: Drawing from the Oriental Institute Museum Collection This class will highlight the aesthetic aspects of the objects in The Oriental Institute’s collection. Students will have the opportunity to connect with a selection of artifacts through engaged looking, interpretive drawing and inspired creation guided by contemporary artistic...

$296

4 sessions

Sunday Apr 8th, 2pm

Sandal Making 101 - Ancient Style Workshop

at The Oriental Institute - Hyde Park
1155 E 58th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637

This three-session class will introduce you to ancient Egyptian sandals including the opportunity to make your own pair! In the first session, Egyptologist Emily Teeter will discuss styles of sandals and their etiquette, followed by a gallery tour of real examples.  The next two sessions are “hands-on” with Sara McIntosh of the Chicago School...

$383

3 sessions

Saturday Mar 10th, 10:30am

In Their Own Form: Opening Reception

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop
600 S Michigan Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60605

In Their Own Form seeks to illuminate the myriad ways blackness might hope to exist without the imposition of oppression, racism and stereotypes ever-present in Western cultures, mediated through Afrofuturist themes including time-travel and escapism. Afrofuturism refers to a cross-disciplinary genre that combines science fiction, Afrocentrism,...

Free

Thursday Apr 12th, 5pm

After School Art Club

at Inside Out Art Studio - West Ridge
5606 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60659

Artists 5 to 7 years old will practice skills and learn art history and vocabulary while creating fun projects.  Projects will include: Painting, drawing, sculpture, masks and puppets!

$125

5 sessions

Tuesday Mar 6th, 4:30pm

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Modern Masters of Art (8 - 12 yrs)

at Brickton Art Center - Park Ridge
306 Busse Hwy, Chicago, Illinois 60068

We will look at works by a famous artist each week, create a project inspired by their work and learn why they were important to culture and history. With the help of Warhol, O'Keefe, Mondrian, Johns and others who inspired the world, young artists will experience many mediums, from drawing, painting to watercolor and sculpture! Creative and educational...

$45

3 sessions

Thursday Mar 8th, 5pm

Lighting: Botanical Portraiture

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

Throughout the rich history of photography, almost every famous photographer, from Karl Blossfelt to Edward Weston and Yasuhiro Ishimoto, made images of flowers and plants. We will explore this unique genre of photography using both natural and additive light sources. We will learn some of the techniques that are particular to this genre of photography...

$379

8 sessions

Monday Apr 9th, 9:30am

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6 Digital Photo Composition Strategies @Charnley Perksy

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

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates).  There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...

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$89.10
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Saturday Apr 14th, 11am

Art Survey @ AIC: American Art

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 investigates American art from the Prairie School, Tiffany, the Aesthetic movement, and American Impressionists, among others. Additionally, students will examine Luminist landscapes and the work of modern and contemporary American artists, including, but not limited to: Ivan...

$585

9 sessions

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