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Art Openings This Week

Friday, July 21

American Justice: She Ain't Blind

Exhibition and Opening Reception — through

The Jazz Foundation

The Mountains Whispered and the Canyons Sang

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)

Sweet Creature

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)

Encaustic 2-17: Rebirth of an Ancient Medium

Exhibition and Opening Reception — 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Bridgeport Art Center

Third Friday: Yale Factor

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Yale Factor Gallery


Explore the South Side of Chicago

Jackson Park is home to the Stony Island Arts Bank, as well as the future home of the Barack Obama Presidential Center. 

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Free CGN Saturday Gallery Tours

Every Saturday CGN hosts a free gallery tour in the River North district. 

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Vertical Gallery

Vertical Gallery focuses on work influenced by street art, urban environments, graffiti, pop culture, graphic design and illustration.

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Summer CGN

CGN's Summer Magazine

In early 2017 CGN launched a new chapter in its 30+ year history, with our first edition of the CGN Arts Guide. The follow-up to the new listings guide is our refreshed and expanded magazine format for our summer and fall issues. In our May-August edition, featuring Takashi Murakami at the MCA on the cover, we feature expanded interviews, top news and event picks for the summer season, listing indexes and more. Pick up a free copy in area galleries, museums, hotels, and the Chicago Cultural Center.

Our fall issue comes out in late August.  


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