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CGN's cover feature, the inaugural Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show takes place this week at Navy Pier!  The show's opening night preview party kicks things off Thursday, April 24, and the show runs through Monday, April 28.  Purchase tickets online...

The current January-April issue is out and around town, and we're delighted to have finally launched our new and improved website. Here you'll find more news than ever, more dynamic gallery and museum listings, improved online maps, valuable art services and resources, and more. You can still count on us for the latest Openings list, and we know you'll love the expanded events calendar, with events now sorted by category. 

We want this site to be your art guide wherever you go, so it's also very mobile-friendly. You can quickly access gallery info anytime from your desktop, tablet or phone. Enjoy the fresh start to the new year, stay warm, and we'll see you in the galleries!

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Art Openings This Week

Wednesday, April 23

Friday, April 25

Katja Fritzsche

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Echt Gallery

Saturday, April 26

In One's Element

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Gallery Pink


MFA Show

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 7:00pm - 9:00pm

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)



SAIC's Spring MFA Show opens Saturday, April 26

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Columbia's MFA Photography Exhibition

Columbia College Chicago's 2014 MFA Photography Exhibition opens May 6

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Home Truths

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), April 18-July13

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Our Current Issue

CGN’s January-April 2014 print edition is available around the city in galleries, museums and art centers.

Pick up a copy around town, or read it digitally at Check out the latest Letter from the Publisher for some of this issue's news highlights. A dynamic collecting couple talks about their Chicago collection. We spoke with artist Juan Angel Chavez. Kevin Nance interviewed the Renaissance Society's first new director in 40 years. Edward Gorey's unmistakeable illustrations come to LUMA. Dealer Ann Nathan shared her thoughts on 30 + years in the art business. More news...

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