Gallery Weekend Chicago: Sept 16-18




Gallery Weekend Chicago | A select group of Chicago’s premier contemporary art galleries have come together to organize Chicago’s first ever Gallery Weekend on September 16-18, 2011. This weekend will include viewings of new exhibitions and artist receptions at Chicago’s top galleries and access to hard-to-secure reservations at Chicago’s top restaurants. Private VIP events include a collector’s dinner, Director’s tour at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and an exclusive boat cruise all by invitation only.

Events free and open to the public, events updated weekly.

– Friday September 16, 10am–6pm –

5-7pm Donald Young Gallery
Opening Reception: Bruce Nauman

5-7:30pm Rhona Hoffman Gallery
Opening Reception: bodybraingame, curated by Hudson

– Saturday September 17, 10am–6pm –

10:30am Monique Meloche
Artist Dan Gunn discusses his exhibition at moniquemeloche as well as his MCA
12×12 project with MCA Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm. Artist Cheryl Pope
introduces her “on the wall” project.

1pm Devening Projects + Editions
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung and artist Timothy Bergstrom discuss the work in his
solo exhibition Sound & Vision

2-5pm DePaul University Art Museum
Grand opening: New Building and Re: Chicago exhibition that examines careers
and reputations of Chicago artists over more than a century

3pm Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
The Los Angeles Painting Scene: History and Context. Critic and curator Terry
Myers discusses social and cultural contexts of the Mark Bradford exhibition

4pm Western Exhibitions
Artist Stan Shellabarger discusses his conceptual concerns and process in
creating the work in his solo exhibition

5-8pm Corbett vs. Dempsey
Opening Reception: Joe Zucker

* Contact galleries for specific gallery hours