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September 2018

George Kokines: Layers Revealed

September 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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In September 2018, the National Hellenic Museum opened the first ever retrospective and largest exhibition of the artist George Kokines (1930-2012). Using loaned objects and those from the NHM Collections, this exhibition traces Kokines’ artistic development and accomplishments in Abstract Expressionism as well as his journey to embrace his Greek American identity. Kokines’ art employed free-form organic and geometrical forms, abstract figures, and intense spaces of color. He inserted humor, references to Greek mythology and his life experiences into his…

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April 2019

Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn More

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May 2019

Summer German Language Classes

May 5 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 10:00 am
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Registration is now open for Summer German Language Classes at the DANK Haus. These classes are for adults and are great for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. We also offer online courses for anyone unable to attend regular classes on site. Our summer semester will begin the first week of June and runs through the end of July. Classes are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your seat today. Unsure which class is the right fit for you?…

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Late Bloomers Art Exhibition

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Join the Assyrian Universal Alliance Foundation Sunday, May 26th, 2019 for the opening of our Late Bloomers Art Exhibition. This exhibition spotlights the works of five talented students from our Adult Fine Arts Program Thursday class. Student Artists: Marina Benjamin. Eddie Youkhana. Sonia Lawando. Rimon Benjamin. Natasha Safaro

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June 2019

Raw Reckoning Exhibit

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 4, 2019

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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Raw Reckoning is veteran Chicago artist Michael K. Paxton’s one-person exhibition of large-scale paintings and works on paper that derive their structure from the study of slide sections of the effect of black lung disease on coalminers. Paxton, a sixth generation West Virginian creates pillar size fields of chalk, charcoal, gesso and acrylic on raw canvas that embrace this ongoing devastation from coal in an effort to point to a place and people not heard from often in contemporary art. Through a well…

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