Art21 is traveling to Chicago and Vancouver in celebration of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century — premiering this Friday, September 16th on PBS. We’ll be hosting the public programs below in collaboration with our fellow cultural organizations.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 6:30pm (doors)
Art21, The Cinematheque, and The Contemporary Art Gallery co-host the Canadian premiere of the Vancouver hour. Includes a conversation with the filmmakers and featured artist Liz Magor. RSVP here.
Thursday, September 15, 2016, 5-8pm
DePaul Art Museum
Art21 and DePaul Art Museum have partnered to exhibit the 16 artists featured in Season 8 in On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. Join us for the opening reception! Free and open to the public; no registration required.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7-9:30pm
Stony Island Arts Bank
Black Cinema House and Art21 present the Chicago premiere of the Chicago episode. Followed by conversation with featured artists Chris Ware, Barbara Kasten and Theaster Gates, moderated by Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Free and open to the public; no registration required, doors open at 6:30. More info.
Friday, October 14, 2016, 6-7pm
Art Institute of Chicago
Season 8 artist Chris Ware talks with artist Gary Panter, literary scholar and comics expert Hillary Chute, and moderator Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of Art21. Free; registration required. This event is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art.