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As the year draws to a close, there's still plenty that 2014 has to offer, and much to look forward to in 2015 too! The new winter/spring issue of CGN will be available at the end of this month - stay tuned!

A great way to see all that's taking place within the next few weeks is to read our latest Art Headlines. You may also browse all that is happening every day this season in the art scene and plan ahead with our calendar of events.

Right image: Michael Schmelling from Your Blues on view at MoCP thru December 21.

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Art Openings This Week

Thursday, December 18

Third Thursday

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Smart Museum of Art

Friday, December 19

Third Friday in the Marshall Building

Opening Reception and Open Studio — 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Gallery 218

Paula Henderson & Megan Euker

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

Linda Warren Projects


3rd Fridays

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

Zhou B Art Center


Third Friday Open Studios

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

Bridgeport Art Center


Be transported at Adler Planetarium

American painter, designer and illustrator Chesley Bonestell transports visitors into the future thru Worlds of Chesley Bonestell

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Openings, Talks & New Shows

Browse CGN's online Calendar for a look at what's happening around town.

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Ellen Lanyon: Remembrance and Celebration

The final Cambridge screenprints & other works on paper on display at Printworks

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Our Current Issue

Find CGN’s fall 2014 print edition around town in galleries, museums & art centers

Pick up a copy, or read it online at The latest Letter from the Publisher offers this issue's news highlights; The Zhou B Art Center marks 10 years of art innovation this fall; a dynamic collecting couple talks about their Chicago collection and the importance of weighing a range of values. We spoke with artist James Mesplé, and we mark the Smart Museum's 40th anniversary. Kevin Nance interviewes dealer Kavi Gupta and Franck Mercurio examines the links between art and nature, as well as the biggest show to come to the MCA this season, David Bowie Is.  More news...

Image: Kim Piotrowski at Linda Warren Projects in the West Loop gallery district.

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