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:
Ritual and Revolution: Janet Dees and Grace Deveney on Carrie Mae Weems
Wednesday, September 27th, 6:00 - 7:30pm @ Block Museum
Join Janet Dees, Steven and Lisa Munster Tananbaum Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Grace Deveney, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and Northwestern Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, for a conversation about renowned American artist, Carrie Mae Weemson view at the Block Museum through December 10, 2017.
This Image Is Not Available In Your Country
Closing Reception: Friday, September 29th, 6:00 - 9:00pm @ Connect Gallery
Featuring Artist and Philanthropist Solomon Adufah, “This Image Is Not Available In Your Country” combats judgments and reflects on the diversity lost in the deceptive mainstream representation of Africa, exploring a self-referential perspective of the Black Image.
Hyde Park Art Center Bike Ride
Saturday, September 30th, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ Hyde Park Art Center
Led by guides Erika Dudley and Patric McCoy, enjoy a bike tour around the Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, viewing public art of interest along the way. Refreshments at 11 a.m. with bike tour leaving promptly at 11:30 a.m. RSVP required.