Alliance of Artists Communities
20th Anniversary Conference | October 19-22 | Chicago

Schedule at a Glance

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

6:00 - 8:00 pm

hosted by Gensler
11 East Madison
3rd floor

Opening reception

Connect with old friends and make new ones! Beer/wine and light hors d'ouevres will be served.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Columbia College Chicago
Film Row Center
1104 South Wabash
8th floor

Conference sessions

Morning Keynote: Robert Farid Karimi, performance artist and activist; in conversation with Michelle Boone, Commissioner of Cultural Affairs, City of Chicago

Afternoon Keynote: Audrey Niffenegger, visual artist and writer, in conversation with Susan Page Tillett, executive director, Ragdale Foundation

6:00 - 9:00 pm

School of the Art Institute Ballroom
112 South Michigan Ave

Auction benefit + Award party

The Mary T. Wolfe Catalyst Award will be presented to Lois Weisberg at this special event, celebrating the Alliance's 20th anniversary. See more details here.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Columbia College Chicago
Film Row Center
1104 South Wabash
8th floor

Conference sessions

Morning Keynote: Luis Alberto Urrea, author, in conversation with Linda Rodriguez, poet and author

Town Hall Forum (12-2pm)

2:30 - 5:30 pm

various locations

Tours + off-site events

Anchor Graphics Site Visit

Architectural Walking Tour

Bookbinding Workshop

Hand in Glove Forum

Hyde Park Arts tour

6:30 - 9:00 pm

Chicago Artists' Coalition Gallery
217 North Carpenter

"Midwestern Voices + Visions" exhibition party

Meet the Alliance's 2010 Midwestern Voices + Visions artists and see their work from this month-long exhibition at the Chicago Artists' Coalition gallery


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Columbia College Chicago
Film Row Center
1104 South Wabash
8th floor

Conference sessions

Morning Keynote: Alex Kotlowitz, author and documentary filmmaker

1:00 - 5:00 pm

various locations

Tours + off-site events

City-Run Arts Spaces Walking Tour

Logan Square Arts Tour

Pilsen Arts Tour

Printmaking Workshop

Ragdale Site Visit

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Columbia College Chicago
Media Production Center
1600 South State Street

Closing night celebration

Unwind with new and old friends, dancing, dinner, and cocktails!


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