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Chicago Arts Events

Thursday, May 31

  • Image on the Edge: Medieval Margins and Margins of Academic Life

    9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center
    1100 East 57th St.

       

    2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art by University of Chicago art history professor Michael Camille (1958-2002). This exhibit will feature marginalia in illuminated manuscripts from the Special Collections Research Center paired with photographs of life at the University of Chicago. The serious and the playful also converge here at the University, and the theme of this exhibit will be to explore the symmetry between the margins of academic life and medieval margins.


Friday, June 1

  • Image on the Edge: Medieval Margins and Margins of Academic Life

    9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center
    1100 East 57th St.

       

    2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art by University of Chicago art history professor Michael Camille (1958-2002). This exhibit will feature marginalia in illuminated manuscripts from the Special Collections Research Center paired with photographs of life at the University of Chicago. The serious and the playful also converge here at the University, and the theme of this exhibit will be to explore the symmetry between the margins of academic life and medieval margins.

  • Dawoud Bey: Exhibition Tour and Wine Reception

    4:00–5:30 p.m.

    Renaissance Society, 5811 S. Ellis Avenue, Room 418

       

    Associate Curator Hamza Walker will lead a tour of a survey of Dawoud Bey’s photography ranging from chance street encounters to studio portraits.

  • Chicago Booth Quarter Century Club Dinner at the Smart Museum

    7:00–9:30 p.m.

    Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

           

    All Chicago Booth alumni and their guests are invited for dinner and drinks at the Smart Museum of Art, as we honor our Quarter Century Club alumni (Classes of 1986 and earlier). Founded in 1974, the Smart is home to acclaimed special exhibits and a permanent collection that spans 5,000 years of artistic creation. Docent-led tours will be offered during the event.

  • Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches

    7:30–10:30 p.m.

    Court Theatre, 5535 South Ellis Ave.

         

    The year is 1985: Ronald Regan has just been reelected to a second term, and the deadly AIDS epidemic is at its height in New York City. Court’s Artistic Director Charles Newell will direct Millennium Approaches and a newly-revised Perestroika in repertory performance, giving Court audiences the unique opportunity to experience Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning magnum opus in its magnificent entirety.


Saturday, June 2

  • Image on the Edge: Medieval Margins and Margins of Academic Life

    9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center
    1100 East 57th St.

       

    2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art by University of Chicago art history professor Michael Camille (1958-2002). This exhibit will feature marginalia in illuminated manuscripts from the Special Collections Research Center paired with photographs of life at the University of Chicago. The serious and the playful also converge here at the University, and the theme of this exhibit will be to explore the symmetry between the margins of academic life and medieval margins.

  • Young Maroon Field Trip to Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

    1:15–4:45 p.m.

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
    915 E. 60th St.

             

    While parents take part in the UnCommon Core, children ages 5–12 embark on a journey of learning as they participates in the multiple arts activities. Space is limited.

  • Gala Concert Featuring the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, Organ, and Carillon

    4:20–5:35 p.m.

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

     

    The fifth annual Rockefeller gala concert, an hour-long concert of classics, takes on a Parisian theme this year. The University of Chicago Motet Choir’s Art of the Bon Mot is complemented by French wine and delicious pâtisserie snacks! Motet Choir offers selections from the chanson repertoire, from Debussy to the present day, including works of Maurice Ravel, Francis Poulenc, and Paul Hindemith, and contemporary American composer Morton Lauridsen’s fêted Les Chansons des Roses.

  • Graham School Reception

    6:00–7:30 p.m.

    Smart Museum
    5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

           

    Graham School degree and certificate graduates are invited to a wine and hors d'oeurves reception featuring a talk by Stephanie P. Smith, curator of the exhibition Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art. Optional guided tour of the new Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts will precede the reception.

  • Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches

    7:30–10:30 p.m.

    Court Theatre, 5535 South Ellis Ave.

         

    The year is 1985: Ronald Regan has just been reelected to a second term, and the deadly AIDS epidemic is at its height in New York City. Court’s Artistic Director Charles Newell will direct Millennium Approaches and a newly-revised Perestroika in repertory performance, giving Court audiences the unique opportunity to experience Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning magnum opus in its magnificent entirety.


Sunday, June 3

  • Arts Alumni Brunch

    11 a.m.–1 p.m.

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Central Courtyard, 915 E. 60th St.

           

    Reservations accepted but not required.

    Enjoy an artful finish to the weekend’s festivities with a casual brunch at the Logan Center. Reconnect with friends from your student arts organizations, meet the next generation of UChicago artists, and see the new building that is at the center of it all. No charge for family members under 18. Ascend to the Performance Penthouse at 12:30 p.m. for a free concert by the Motet Choir.

  • Tour of Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art

    2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Smart Museum, 5550 South Greenwood Ave.

       

    Join Stephanie Smith, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Smart Museum of Art, for a behind-the-scenes tour of Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art. Stephanie will talk about the curating process behind this multifaceted exhibition, which explores the meal as an artistic medium.

 

Event Key

  •  All Alumni
  •  All International Alumni
  •  Athletics
  •  Chicago Booth
  •  Chicago Affinity Groups
  •  Chicago Arts
  •  College
  •  Graduate Library School
  •  Graham School
  •  Humanities Division
  •  International House
  •  Physical Sciences Division
  •  Social Sciences Division
  •  Fee Applies
  •  Reservations required
  •  For children/families
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