Want to hit an art event but don't know where to go? Marks on Canvas has got you covered with a weekly roundup of art events happening in and around Chicago. Here are the MOC three events to see this week:
MCA Talk: Grace Deveney on Amanda Williams
Tue, August 8th, 12–1pm @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Join Curatorial Assistant Grace Deveney for a tour of Chicago Works: Amanda Williams.
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Featuring Artist and Philanthropist Solomon Adufah
Friday, August 11th, 6 – 10pm @ Connect Gallery Hyde Park
A reflection on the diversity lost in the deceptive mainstream representation of Africa, exploring a self-referential perspective of the Black Image.
Shoot yr Shot: Chronicling the Evolution of Chicago's Street Art + Culture
Friday, August 11th, 6:30 – 10pm @ Rootwork Gallery
Curated by celebrated poet and scholar of street art, Kevin Coval; noted public artist and street writer Miguel Aguilar; and multidisciplinary maker, Tara Mahadevan, the show will feature original installations by Miguel Aguilar/Kane One alongside photography by some of the city's most ardent chroniclers of street culture.