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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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Tricksters! Family Films and Crafts

June 18 @ 11:00 am - June 21 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 central street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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The Mitchell Museum invites all families for the “Tricksters! Family Film and Crafts” Program! Join them Tuesdays through Fridays at 11:00am or 1:30pm for a new episode of “Raven Tales”, the hit animated series that teaches children about Native American values through the tradition of storytelling. You’ll laugh at the antics of tricky characters like Raven and Eagle while working on wily crafts such as a raven coloring book, a coyote puppet, or a dreamcatcher. The program is only $3…

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Polish Chicago 1850-1939

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

This exhibit brought to you by the Polish Museum of American is a visual introduction to the history of Poles in the city of Chicago. It features the first settlers and their families, houses, businesses, organizations, parishes and various forms of artistic and cultural endeavors. In addition to archival photographs, artifacts that belonged to the Polish-American pioneers are on display, including: rosaries, Bibles, prayer books, pennants of Polish organized groups, documents, and many more. The exhibit is accompanied by a…

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“Front Line – Peace Life” photo exhibition by J. T. Blatty

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

“You begin to realize that life is very short. All these problems like your job, your boss, all of this is so insignificant and people pay so much attention to it without even realizing that they have something fundamental—life.” Alina “Zabava” Gordeeva, Volunteer Soldier This exhibition is a collection of photo portraits and recorded stories of Ukraine’s volunteer soldiers, who have defended their homeland from the Russian insurgency starting in 2014 till today. Through large scale prints and oral history…

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Raw Reckoning Exhibit

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 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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