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:
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Artist Talk: Amanda Williams
Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 – 7:00pm @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Chicago Works artist Amanda Williams discusses her art practice and her exhibition "Chicago Works: Amanda Williams" in the newly opened Commons.
MCA Hearts Chicago
Saturday, October 21st – Sunday, 22nd @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
A 50th anniversary of the MCA’s founding, celebrating our city and the role contemporary museums play in fostering creative connections and communities with a weekend-long event. Enjoy free admission and join preeminent Chicago artists from a range of disciplines to pay homage to the past, celebrate the present, and pave the way for the future.
Edra Soto: Open 24 Hours
Opening: Saturday, October 21st @ Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
As part of her artist project, Open 24 Hours, Edra Soto hosts a gathering and workshop focused on celebrating our city through civic responsibility and neighborhood pride. Soto invites visitors to transform discarded liquor bottles into artworks.