Chicago Events for Artists

July 6 - 13

This week's notable events for Chicago artists.

Wednesday, July 6 | 6 p.m.
LEXICON continues! A couple of the interactive show’s artists will be doing talks and demos on Wednesday, July 6, 6pm. Create and take home your own etchings, as taught by Lisa Goesling, and watch Angie Redmond do a live painting! Admission is free, and all you need to bring is an x-actoknife for Lisa’s workshop.
 
Friday, July 8 | 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
“Wanderer” is an installation that is centered around a sculpted character who adventurously roams the streets with wonder, awe and curiosity. Focused on her personal take on moments of feeling free and at peace, Zor Zor Zor transforms the intimate space of the gallery into a vision from the back of her mind.
 
Saturday, July 9 | 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Spudnik Press printmakers on Saturday, July 9, 12pm – 5pm at the Hubbard Street Lofts for a gathering with food, friends and art. Grab your blanket and a friend (or three) for an afternoon that combines the best of Chicago’s neighborhood festivals with a hearty side of hands-on printmaking.
 
Tuesday, July 12 | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
A discussion of resources, individual drive and what it means to be a part of the emerging artist scene in Chicago.
 
Wednesday, July 13 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join the Ragdale Foundation for a special Tea & Talk in the Ragdale Ring with two accomplished guest artists: author Margaret Hawkins will read from her latest novel, Lydia's Party, and director Will Rogers will introduce and play excerpts from his new musical, "A Place Called Plenty."
 
Wednesday, July 13 | 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Now in its 15th year, LCA’s Nonprofit and Tax Exemption Workshops are designed to give you comprehensive – but easy to understand – instructions to apply for both your incorporation and application for tax exempt status.  The Workshops also provide a broad range of practical advice, including business, governance and financial matters needed by start-up nonprofits. 
 
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