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:
Exhibition walk-through: Jennifer Packer, Tenderheaded
Wednesday, October 11, 6:00 - 7:30pm @ The Renaissance Society
Renaissance Society's Executive Director and Chief Curator, Solveig Øvstebø, introduce New York-based artist Jennifer Packer's first solo institutional exhibition. Free and open to the public. Packer presents new and recent paintings. Tenderheaded brings together multiple strands in the artist’s practice, ranging from portraiture to funerary bouquets.
Conversation: Greg Tate and Cauleen Smith
Thursday, October 12th, 6:00 - 7:00pm @ Art Institute
Writer and musician Greg Tate and artist Cauleen Smith lead a multimedia listening party in response to the exhibition "Cauleen Smith: Human 3.0 Reading List."
Opening: Altar Call. The Architecture of Black Sacred Space
Friday, October 13th, 6:00 - 10:00pm @ Rootwork Gallery
Featuring a special installation by multimedia artist Candace Hunter entitled: “Refuge, Secrets and Safety," which reflects on the particular role of mothers in the Black community play in providing physical and spiritual protection for their offspring and the next generation.