The Latest:

Mana Contemporary's Spring 2017 Open House

Opening Sunday, April 30, from 1PM - 4PM

Mana Contemporary is leading a Nationwide Protest Against the Trump Administration’s Threat to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Terra Foundation Announces Art Design Chicago

Yearlong Initiative in 2018 Exploring the Enduring Impact of Chicago’s Art and Design Legacy

The Terra Foundation for American Art has announced Art Design Chicago, "a wide-ranging initiative to explore the breadth of Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design". 

David Byrne's "What Good Are the Arts?"

David Byrne Addresses the Current Economic Crises Facing the Arts

David Byrne's "What Good Are the Arts" responds to the proposed Trump administration budget cuts and an address Byrne gave at his local City Hall. Read an excerpt of his article below:

Sixty Inches from Center on Yvette Mayorga's "The Politics of Desire"

Recently on view at the Chicago Artists Coalition

Sabrina E Greig reviewed the recent exhibition by artist, and current BOLT resident, Yvette Mayorga at the Chicago Artists Coalition, "The Politics of Desire" - for the local online arts publication Sixty Inches from Center.

Chicago Works: Chris Bradley on View at the MCA

The exhibition will be on view until July 2.

Sculptor Chris Bradley (American, b. 1982) is interested in the real, everyday things around us that become so commonplace we stop noticing them. Like Warhol, he is attracted to ordinary objects, such as potato chips and pizza boxes.

Artist and Musician Brian Chippendale at The Creative Independent

Brian Chippendale Discusses Living and Organizing Artist-DIY Spaces

Chippendale recalls his time spent with Fort Thunder, an independent DIY space in Providence, Rhode Island. Find an excerpt of the article below and read the entire essay at The Creative Independent.