Making Chances

The Hyde Park Art Center: Front and Center; Warm Kitty, Soft Kitty

The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts: Agnes Varda: Photographs Get Moving (potatoes and shells too)

The Renaissance Society: Irena Haiduck Seductive Exacting Realism

The Renaissance Society 100th Birthday Bash

The Smart Museum: Site specific installation by Jessica Stockholder in the lobby.

2012 Gallery Weekend Chicago

2012 Map

Events Free and Open to the Public


Friday, September 21, 2012

1:30p Curator Talk: Laura Letinsky’s Ill Form and Void Full series Valerie Carberry Gallery, Hancock Tower, 875 N Michigan Avenue # 2510

2:00p Artist Talk: Muse: Exploring Inspiration Richard Gray Gallery, Hancock Tower, 875 N Michigan Avenue # 2503

3:00p Artist Talk: Joel Ross and Jason Creps, Alleys and Parking Lots moniquemeloche, 2154 West Division Street

6-8p Opening Reception: John Opera, People, Places, and Things ANDREW RAFACZ, 835 W Washington Blvd

6-8p Opening Reception: Clare Rojas Kavi Gupta, 835 W Washington Blvd


Saturday, September 22, 2012

11a-3p Bagels and Bloodies with Geoffrey Todd Smith Western Exhibitions, 845 W Washington Blvd 2nd Floor

2:30p Artist Talk: Robert Lostutter talks about his new work Garden of Opiates Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1120 N. Ashland Avenue, 3rd Floor

3:00p Artist Talk: John Yau in Conversation with Gary Stephan devening projects + editions, 3039 West Carroll

3:00p Performative Lecture: Cauleen Smith threewalls, 119 N Peoria St # 2D

3-7p Opening Reception: New Work by Rodney Graham and Josiah McElheny Donald Young Gallery, 224 S Michigan Ave

4:30p Artist Talk: Karen Reimer at Gallery 400 University of Illinois at Chicago, Art and Design Hall, First Floor, 400 South Peoria Street


Sunday, September 23, 2012

2:00p Gallery Introduction and Exhibition Tour at Alderman Exhibitions Alderman Exhibitions, 1138 West Randolph Street

4- 7p Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Danh Vo, Uterus The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 5811 S Ellis Ave, 4th Floor Artist Talk: 5-6pm

7-8:30p Opening Reception: Danh Vo, We The People The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave

Host Committee

Honorary Chair, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Cultural Commissioner Michelle Boone
Dirk Denison and David Salkin
Larry and Marilyn Fields
Ikram and Josh Goldman
Jack and Sandra Guthman
Brian Herbstritt
Scott Hunter and Richard Renfro
Stephen Javaras and Martin Horner
Linda Johnson Rice
Eric and Liz Lefkofsky
Eric and Cheryl McKissack
Gary Metzner and Scott Johnson
Robert and Tammy Munch
Patty Sternberg

Gallery Weekend Chicago Team

Monique Meloche, GWC Founder / Owner moniquemeloche
Becca Schlossberg GWC Managing Director / Associate Director moniquemeloche
Raven Munsell, GWC Program Coordinator
Andrew Rafacz, Owner Andrew Rafacz Gallery
Scott Speh, Owner Western Exhibitions
Whitley Bouma Herbert, Co-Op PR
SuSu Block, Co-Op PR

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