RAW VENUE #1 – Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography Classes has taught thousands of individuals the hobby and profession of Photography for over 25 years. Each year, we enjoying having our students showcase their best work during the ArtWalk.
RAW VENUE #1 – Our studio features Laurie Shaman’s ceramic tabletop and wall pieces with hand drawn surface imagery, as well as works on paper. Nancy Hall will be exhibiting oil paintings and vibrant watercolors that include landscapes, figures and abstract works.
RAW VENUE #1 – Awakenings is an arts nonprofit dedicated to making visible the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence. Our gallery serves as a safe space for our year round programming which spans rotating art exhibits, workshops, and performances all by, for, and about surviving sexual assault. Awakenings is here to provide a home for survivors’ art, increase their access to artistic services, foster a community that wants to hear their stories, and to challenge the perspective of those who need to be educated about the reality of sexual violence.
RAW VENUE #1 – Visit Big Teeth at their 3rd floor studio for the third annual Big Teeth 60 Second Film Festival! Each of the participating filmmakers has created a short inspired by a famous work of art. The entire festival can be viewed in less than fifteen minutes, after which guests are invited to vote for their favorite film.
RAW VENUE #1 – The Chicago Academy of Sciences was founded in 1857 to give scientists and nature aficionados a place to study and share the specimens they collected. Dubbed the first “Museum in the West,” the Academy’s collection has expanded to 280,000 specimens with a focus on the natural history of the Midwest, and is a valuable resource for researchers. Our Collections staff will be bringing out specimens, artifacts, field notes, and historic photographs just for the ArtWalk!