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July 2014

Portrait Sittings at AccessChicago

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Navy Pier (Festival Hall A),
600 E. Grand Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Visit us at AccessChicago on July 17 at Navy Pier, where Project Onward artists will be selling their artwork and offering our always popular on-the-spot Portrait Sittings. AccessChicago is a free annual event presented by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.  This fun, family-friendly festival is a great way to learn about new resources for people with disabilities and connect with community organizations that offer disability-related social services. This year, Project Onward has partnered with AccessChicago to present the…

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Opening Reception: Shake, Rattle & Roll

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bridgeport Art Center,
1200 W. 35th St., 4th Floor Chicago, 60609 United States
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Kickstart your weekend with drinks and refreshments as we celebrate our newest summer exhibition, Shake, Rattle & Roll, featuring works inspired by Chicago’s eclectic musical scene as seen through the eyes of Project Onward artists. Mingle with fellow art lovers as you explore the Project Onward galleries and discover portraits of famous musicians, colorful album cover art, and homemade musical instruments created by our studio artists.  See Project Onward’s talented artists at work in the studio, and take in their…

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Moving Art Museum at Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

July 20 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Starting Point in Grant Park,
Columbus Dr. and Monroe St. Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Keep your eyes peeled for Project Onward at this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon!  The Project Onward Moving Art Museum by George Melichar will feature ten runners wearing race shirts created by athlete and fashion designer George Melicher in collaboration with nine Project Onward artists.  Throughout the 13.1 mile race, this 10-person Moving Art Museum will create an entirely new interactive art experience that infuses this year’s half marathon with an exciting cultural element. The Moving Art Museum…

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