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The following exhibits and events come from press materials available in August and are subject to change. October is the city-sponsored Chicago Artists Month, which highlights the work of a dozen or more local artists through open studios, neighborhood gallery walks, and shows around the city. See chicagoartistsmonth.org or call 312-744-6630 for more information.

SEPTEMBER

friday14

"Architect of Magnificent Visions" | Intuit: The Center for Intuitive & Outsider Art

Through 1/5

Paula Kloczkowski Luberda and Sheila Ganch |

Illinois Institute of Art Gallery 180

Through 10/4

saturday15

"Objects of Inquiry" |

Smart Museum of Art

Japanese religious art and artifacts | Through 12/16

"On the Beach" |

Art Institute of Chicago

Photos by Richard Misrach; the artist talks about his work today at noon. | Through 11/25

Renegade Craft Fair

Division between Damen and Wood

Work by more than 200 crafters; part of the Do-Division Street Fest. | Through 9/16 | renegadecraft.com

sunday16

Steve McQueen | Renaissance Society

Film installation | Through 10/28

monday17

"The Grammar of Landscape" |

Illinois State Museum, Chicago Gallery

Photos of Illinois by Barbara Crane, Jin Lee, and others | Through 1/25

Simon Norfolk and David Shirk |

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Artist Norfolk and academic Shirk take on issues related to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, in a talk presented in concert with the "Loaded Landscape" exhibition, up through 10/13.

wednesday19

"Terry Evans: Prairie Scrolls" |

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Photos by Evans and sculpture by Terrence Karpowicz | Through spring 2008

Michael Ferris, Peggy Macnamara, and Nate Larson |

Packer Schopf

Through 11/24

thursday20

"Intersections" |

Chicago Architecture Foundation

1930s large-format photos documenting Chicago's major intersections; opening reception 10/11. | Through 1/5

friday21

"Dread" | Donald Young

Work by Joshua Mosley | Through 11/8

"Put Everything On" | All Rise

Work by artists living in Montreal, Quebec | Through 11/2

saturday22

Jeremy Fish | DvA

Through 10/7

"Infinite Shades" |

Art Institute of Chicago

Contemporary Chinese ink works | Through 11/7

sunday23

"Another Story" |

Hyde Park Art Center

Group show of book-inspired work | Through 10/7

"Mapping Chicago: The Past and the Possible" |

Chicago History Museum

Local sites and fictional stories inspired by maps ranging from an 1808 map of Fort Dearborn to a proposed plan for the 2016 Olympics, plus a guide to globe making | Through 1/6

"Plate Convergence" |

Hyde Park Art Center

Installation by Theaster Gates; Gates discusses her work 10/1. | Through 11/11

"Season" | Hyde Park Art Center

Video by Sandra Binion | Through 11/2

thursday27

Annual Day of the Dead exhibit |

National Museum of Mexican Art

Through 12/16

"Daily Life" |

Chicago Cultural Center

Photos by Christopher Rauschenberg; talk by the artist at 12:15 PM today. | Through 10/7

friday28

"Black and Blue" | Steelelife

Work by members of the Soul Salon 10 | Through 11/1

"Casting a Shadow" |

Block Museum of Art, Evanston

Drawings, storyboards, and other production materials used in the making of Alfred Hitchcock's films; mounted in conjunction with Hitchcock film retrospective. | Through 12/9

"El Punto Focal: Nuestra Comunidad Mexicana en Chicago" |

National Museum of Mexican Art

Through 2/3

"Sojourn" | Margin

Group show; reception 10/12 | Through 10/21

saturday29

40 Free Days |

Museum of Contemporary Art

Free admission to commemorate the museum's 40th anniversary | Through 11/14

"Sympathy For the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967" |

Museum of Contemporary Art

Album art, music videos, and other work illustrating the relationship between visual art and rock music | Through 1/6

OCTOBER

thursday4

Chicago Art Open | Iron Studios

Tenth annual fest showcases work by more than 300 local artists and a juried "Curator's Choice" exhibit. | Through 10/27 | caconline.org

"Journey Into the Realm" |

Chicago Cultural Center

Paintings by Bruce Noel Mortenson; the artist talks about the show today at 12:15 PM. | Through 10/14

"Master Drawings From the Yale University Art Gallery" |

Smart Museum of Art

Through 1/6

friday5

Pilsen East Artists Open House |

Chicago Arts District

Receptions and exhibitions at more than 20 art venues around 18th and South Halsted | Through 10/7 | chicagoartsdistrict.org

Project by Philip Von Zweck |

Museum of Contemporary Art

Through 10/28

saturday6

Chicago Black Artists group show | Urban Art Retreat

Through 10/31

"Fictional Characters" |

Lillstreet Art Center

Work by Audrey Niffenegger and Meredith Winer | Through 10/25

Dante Marioni | Marx-Saunders

Through 10/27

wednesday10

"Highlights From the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room" |

Field Museum

Through 1/20

thursday11

Work by William Pope.L |

Art Institute of Chicago

Through 1/20

friday12

"The Beautiful and the Deadly" |

Notebaert Nature Museum

Snakes, geckos, and other reptiles from around the world | Through 1/13

"Girls Girls Girls" | Habatat

Works by gallery artists | Through 12/27

saturday13

"Satoru Aoyama: Ancient Pixels" | Chicago Cultural Center

Small-scale machine-embroidered portraits, landscapes, and still lifes | Through 12/30

Around the Coyote Arts Festival

1935 W. North (start)

Work by more than 300 visual artists, plus talks, performances, and other events | Through 10/14 | aroundthecoyote.org

"The hyperbolic crochet Coral Reef" | Chicago Cultural Center

Part of the Chicago Humanities Festival | Through 12/16

ben stone | Western Exhibitions

Also work by Katy Fischer | Through 11/10

sunday14

"West of Western" |

Old Town Art Center

Works on paper by William Mansfield

monday15

"Flist" | Happy Dog

Work by "artist-bloggers" | Through 10/12

friday19

"As Seen On TV" | Thomas Robertello

Work by Justin Marshall | Through 11/24

Deborah Butterfield |

Zolla/Lieberman

Sculpture | Through 11/28

Ben Finneran, Julie York |

Perimeter

Ceramics | Through 11/17

"Guns & Ammo" | 40000

Group small-scale sculpture show | Through 11/17

"Habitat" | Johnsonese

Photos by Carl Corey | Through 11/17

"Hazy Lights & Shadows" |

Catherine Edelman

Work by Lynn Geesaman | Through 11/24

Julia Katz | Addington

Paintings | Through 11/27

Manfred Muller | Roy Boyd

Through 11/27

Zach Taylor, John Welter |

Linda Warren

Through 11/24

saturday20

"Judith Brotman: White Lies, Delicate Matters" |

Chicago Cultural Center

Installation and wall sculptures by Brotman | Through 1/6

"Just Good Art 2007" |

Hyde Park Art Center

Benefit auction of work by local artists

"Luftwerk: Adrift" |

Chicago Cultural Center

Video installation by Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero | Through 1/6

"Rendered in Black and Rendered" | Rhona Hoffman

Work by Adam Pendleton | Through 11/24

"Scene in Chicago 2007" |

Judy Saslow

Work by local artists | Through 11/24

"Secret Garden" |

Bette Cerf Hill Gallery

Work by Thomas Masters and Bette Cerf Hill | Through 11/18

sunday21

"On/Off: Illinois Women Artists and Contemporary Fiber Art" |

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Through 12/30

thursday25

"Beate Gutschow: LS/S" |

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Composite urban and rural landscape photos by Gutschow | Through 1/12

NOVEMBER

friday2

Oben Abright | Habatat

Through 12/15

Rosemary Feit Covey and Barbara Kendrick |

International Museum of Surgical Science

Engravings of brain tumors by Covey, drawings of nerve pain by Kendrick | Through 1/18

"Elegy for Isabella Blow" |

Printworks

Work by Audrey Niffenegger | Through 12/29

"European Cartographers and the Ottoman World 1500-1750 |

Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Maps, atlases, and travel literature; in conjunction with the citywide Festival of Maps | Through 3/2

Cody Hudson |

Museum of Contemporary Art

Painting, prints, and sculptural installation | Through 11/30

"Maps: Finding Our Place in the World" | Field Museum

Over 100 examples of cartography and interactive displays concerning mapping; part of the Festival of Maps | Through 1/27

SOFA Chicago | Navy Pier Festival Hall

Annual sculpture and functional art expo | Through 11/4 | sofaexpo.com

saturday3

"Consuming War" |

Hyde Park Art Center

Work by Adam Brooks, Burtonwood & Holmes, and a dozen others | Through 1/15

"Jasper Johns: Gray" |

Art Institute of Chicago

Retrospective tracing the history of Johns' work through his use of the color gray | Through 1/6

"Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West" | Newberry Library

More than 65 maps from the 16th through the 20th centuries; part of the Festival of Maps | Through 2/16

"Mapping the Self" |

Museum of Contemporary Art

Artists' books and other material from the collection that ncorporate maps; part of the Festival of Maps | Through 2/10

"Ptolemy's Geography and Renaissance Mapmakers" |

Newberry Library

37 maps and manuscripts; part of the Festival of Maps | Through 2/16

tuesday6

"Looking and Listening in Nineteenth-Century France" |

Smart Museum of Art

Paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and music from the period | Through 3/23

friday9

"Vanishing Point" |

Catherine Edelman

Work by David Plowden | Through 12/29

sunday11

"Chicago Roots Music" |

Chicago History Museum

Through 4/15

friday16

"Green Is the New Black" |

Melanee Cooper Gallery

Group show of paintings, photos, and globes | Through 1/19

"Mandalas and Altars" |

Chicago Cultural Center

Work by Judy Petacque | Through 12/31

saturday17

John Parot | Western Exhibitions

Through 12/15

friday30

Betty Cleeland and Kate Ingold | Roy Boyd

Through 1/8

David Coyle | 40000

Through 12/29

"Dance Marathon" | Addington

Paintings by Susan Kraut | Through 12/22

"Lesser Deities" |

Thomas Robertello

Work by Adam Ekberg | Through 1/19

Renee McGinnis and Deborah Baker | Packer Schopf | Through 1/5

"The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation" |

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies

Through 4/13

"Unseriously Serious" |

Linda Warren

Group show | Through 1/5

Eric Weisenburger | Perimeter

Through 1/4

Galleries

Addington 704 N. Wells | 312-664-3406 | home.att.net/-dan.gwendajay

All Rise 1542 N. Milwaukee | 3rd fl. | 773-292-9255 | allrisegallery.com

Roy Boyd 739 N. Wells | 312-642-1606 | royboydgallery.com

Melanee Cooper 740 N. Franklin | 312-202-9305 | melaneecoopergallery.com

DVA 2568 N. Lincoln | 773-871-4382 | dvagallery.com

Catherine Edelman 300 W. Superior | 312-266-2350 | edelmangallery.com

Environmental Law & Policy Center 35 E. Wacker | 312-673-6500 | elpc.org

40000 119 N. Peoria #2C | 312-738-0179 | gallery40000.com

Gruen 226 W. Superior | 312-337-6262

Habatat 222 W. Superior | 312-440-0288 | habatatchicago.com

Happy Dog 1542 N. Milwaukee | flist-art.com

Bette Cerf Hill 1821 W. Hubbard #210 | 312-622-3003 | bettecerfhill.com

Rhona Hoffman | 118 N. Peoria | 312-455-1990

Illinois Institute of Art Gallery 180 | 180 N. Wabash | 312-280-3500 | gallery180.com

Intuit: The Center For Intuitive and Outsider Art 756 N. Milwaukee | 312-243-9088 | art.org

Iron Studios 3636 S. Iron

Johnsonese 2149 W. Armitage | 773-252-8750 | johnsonese.com

Lillstreet Art Center 4401 N. Ravenswood | 773-769-4226 | lillstreetstudios.com

Margin 1915 S. Halsted | 312-401-5253 | margingallery.org

Marx-Saunders 230 W. Superior | 312-573-1400 | marxsaunders.com

Navy Pier Festival Hall 600 E. Grand | 773-506-8860

Old Town Art Center 1763 N. North Park | 312-337-1938

Packer Schopf 942 W. Lake | 312-226-8984 | packergallery.com

Perimeter 210 W. Superior | 312-266-9473 | perimetergallery.com

Printworks 311 W. Superior #105 | 312-664-9407 | printworkschicago.com

Renaissance Society University of Chicago | 5811 S. Ellis | 773-702-8670 | renaissancesociety.org

Thomas Robertello 939 W. Randolph | 312-421-1587 | thomasrobertello.com

Judy Saslow 300 W. Superior | 312-943-0530

Splat Flats 1815-25 W. Division | info@thesplatflats.com

Steelelife 4655 S. King | 773-538-4773

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W. Chicago | 773-227-5522

Urban Art Retreat 1957 S. Spaulding | 773-542-9126

Linda Warren 1052 W. Fulton | 312-432-9500 | lindawarrengallery.com

Western Exhibitions 1821 W. Hubbard #202 | 312-307-4685 | westernexhibitions.com

Donald Young 933 W. Washington | 312-455-0100 | donaldyoung.com

Zolla/Lieberman 325 W. Huron | 312-944-1990 | zollaliebermangallery.com

Museums

Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan | artic.edu/aic

Block Museum of Art 40 Arts Circle Dr. | Evanston | blockmuseum.northwestern.edu

Chicago Architecture Foundation ArchiCenter 224 S. Michigan | architecture.org

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington | 312-744-6630 | chicagoculturalcenter.org

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark | chicagohs.org

Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. | fieldmuseum.org

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell | hydeparkart.org

Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery 100 W. Randolph | 2nd fl. | museum.state.il.us/ismsites/chicago

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. | imss.org.

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago | mcachicago.org

Museum of Contemporary Photography 600 S. Michigan | mocp.org

National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th | nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

Newberry Library 60 W. Walton | newberry.org

Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon | naturemuseum.org

Oriental Institute Museum Univ. of Chicago | 1155 E. 58th | oi.uchicago.edu

Smart Museum of Art 5550 S. Greenwood | smartmuseum.uchicago.edu

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies 618 S. Michigan | spertus.edu

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