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Arts Week Headquaters
1511 WEST BERWYN
11AM-4PM: Pick up Arts Week Guides, meet friends before heading out on the Self-Guided Art Walk, redeem for our Arts Week Drink Promotion, ask questions about the weekend’s festivities, relax in our faux living room with couches equipped with charging stations by Burrow, and visit our Handmade Market!
Sunday at Headquarters Features*:
VISUAL: Gathr and various artists from the Arts Week Closing Party
MUSIC & MEDIA: Outdoor buskers – see schedule under MUSIC, CHIRP Radio
HANDMADE: J&L Pogonotrophics, Lilla Barn, Molly Costello Art & Design, Sophia Reyes, StellaLily art bus, The Mala Workshop
CULINARY: Noir d’Ébène Chocolat et Patisserie
PUBLIC: Art installation by Confetti Gals, couches by Burrow
LITERARY: David Jay Collins
*We continue to invite artists to take part in the festivities at Arts Week HQ. Please continue to check back for updated information.
Arts Week Closing Party
5-10PM: Jerry’s | The Andersonville Arts Week Closing Party & Silent Auction will benefit nonprofit Arts of Life and is sponsored by Stillhouse Whiskey and Dearborn Denim. The event will feature Stillhouse Whiskey can art by 10+ Arts Week artists, a silent auction of Andersonville items and Andersonville punch. Come toast to a great Arts Week! Learn more and RSVP here.
11AM-6PM: Self-Guided Art Walk | See mobile map on home page
12PM: Swedish American Museum | Photographer David Girson returns to the Museum to share his exciting story of how he discovered a box of old glass negatives at an estate sale and the long road that resulted in the exhibit in the Museum’s Wallenberg gallery.
2-4PM: Chicago Methodist Senior Services | Resident Art Gallery at Wesley Place – Creativity lasts a lifetime. Join CMSS for a new exhibit featuring artwork by two residents, Keith Raub and Jan De Geode. These retired professional artists have continued their creative pursuits while living with memory loss. Join CMSS for this inspiring showcase of resident art accompanied by musical entertainment at no cost. Refreshments will be served.
At Andersonville Galleria
12-2PM | The Mala Workshop with Norbert White
2-4PM | Create your own lamp shade with True Muse. Register now.
4-6PM | Leather Flower Making with Julie Kramer. Register now.
All Day | The Andersonville Chamber invites buskers to perform throughout the district
AT DALA HORSE (Clark & Farragut)
1PM: Ron & Rachel Show
3-5PM: Philadelphia Church | Join Lia Nicine McCoo and Keryn Moriyah on a wonderful faith musical journey in a sound tapestry of gospel, spiritual, jazz songs. The dynamic duo, with rich vocal harmonies takes you to heights that you’ve never been before and memories of no return.
11AM-4PM: Schools Say Enough Sidewalk Challenge in front of Arts Week (1511 W Berwyn) | Artist Jacqueline von Edelberg brings the Schools Say Enough Sidewalk Challenge to Arts Week. Hundreds of schools across the nation have suffered horrific gun violence since Sandy Hook. 7K kids have been gunned down. More than 187K have been traumatized. Enough is ENOUGH.
12-1:30PM: Clark Street Walking Tour with Chicago for Chicagoans – Andersonville Arts Week Edition | Chicago for Chicagoans hosts a special abbreviated version of the Andersonville neighborhood tour! Join us for a special 1.5 hour look at the history, businesses, & architecture of North Clark Street in conjunction with Arts Week, featuring guest collaborator Leyla I. Royale! Tours begins in front of the You-Are-Beautiful.com installation at Foster & Ashland (a short walk from the Berwyn Red Line station), and will conclude at First Slice Pie Cafe over their famous apple pie! Tour is pay what you can with advance RSVP required. Register Now.
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