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Art in Focus:  Textiles at the Art Institute of Chicago
Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

Art in Focus: Textiles at the Art Institute of Chicago

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Join guests from the Art Institute of Chicago’s textile conservation department for an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at caring for the textile collection at a major arts institution. Kathleen Kiefer, Conservator of Textiles, Erica Warren, Assistant Curator of Textiles and Isaac Facio, Conservator of Textiles, will share their expert knowledge and a few examples of their work. 

Theatre at the Center
219.836.1839, ext. 101

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Art in Focus:  Seriously Unserious Millinery
Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Art in Focus: Seriously Unserious Millinery

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Originally a Pastry Chef, Amanda Joyner put down her whisk for a sewing needle and never looked back. Her hats have been worn all over the world and have been featured on television, major magazines, red carpets, runways and more! Amanda’s Art in Focus presentation will include examples of her work, as well as a blocking demonstration. Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear fancy hats to the event!

Center for Visual & Performing Arts
219.836.1839, ext. 101

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Art in Focus:  Celebrating Birds
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Art in Focus: Celebrating Birds

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Artists Kimberly Beck and Kristina Knowski will deliver a presentation on their work as part of the Celebrating Birds exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts. Following the presentation, the artists will lead the group through a tour of the Atrium Gallery.

Center for Visual & Performing Arts - Board Room
219.836.1839, ext. 101

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