Black Eutopia Minifest, December 8, 2018, 2pm – 6pm

The Black Eutopia Mini-fest will explore an interdisciplinary perspective of artists with backgrounds in socially engaged art practice, performance and visual art related to ideas around migration, space + labor. It will ...

Long Time No See (PT. 3)
Opening November 9, 2018 at 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Join us for a showcase of Chicago Art Department's Resident and Core Artists on Pilsen's Second Friday. The Chicago Arts District hosts 2nd Fridays Gallery Night, the monthly opening receptions at the galleries and ...

The Nostalgia Show IV
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

  Free Write Arts & Literacy & Pocket CON 2018 Presents: The Nostalgia Show IV The Nostalgia Show is a gallery showcase where artist make work based on their favorite cartoons. Imagine all of your ...

CAD WELCOMES
NEW CORE RESIDENTS 2018-2019

Chicago Art Department is excited to announce the launch of CORE, a new pilot residency program that will challenge artists, organizers, cultural producers to lead studio work, events and public programs that will tackle ...

STOMPING GROUNDS, August 23, 2018 5pm- 8:00pm

  Hosted by CAD Resident Organization¬†Free Write Arts & Literacy,¬†Stomping Grounds is a free monthly open stage event for young creatives to develop performance, curation, and exhibition skills while ...