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Two Lights Theatre Company - Art Forms in Flux

April 3rd - April 16th, 2016

Two Lights Theatre Company presents Art Forms in Flux. Inspired by the script for their upcoming production of State Park, by Chicago playwright Aaron Weissman, this unique program invites seventeen artists (aka Fluxists) to be in residence at the Hairpin for two weeks as they develop original work in response to the text.

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Two Lights Theatre Company - Art Forms in Flux

February 14th - February 27th, 2016

Two Lights Theatre Company presents Art Forms in Flux. Inspired by the script for their upcoming production of State Park, by Chicago playwright Aaron Weissman, this unique program invites seventeen artists (aka Fluxists) to be in residence at the Hairpin for two weeks as they develop original work in response to the text.

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Production with Models

December 12th - January 9th, 2016

Production with Models is exhibition of handmade models of the City of Chicago that will be used in the shooting of a series of videos depict the destruction of Chicago.

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Broken Tail Light, Race Relations

September 15th - September 20th, 2015

The exhibition explores the physical and emotional aspects of Race in America: subjugation, imprisonment, forgiveness, and rehabilitation, inviting the viewer to an insight that is both provocative and inspiring.

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All of Us or None: Responses & Resistance to Militarism

June 12th - June 12th, 2015

Join the American Friends Service Committee for the Chicago premier of All of Us or None: Responses and Resistance to Militarism, the AFSC's newest nationally touring art exhibition.

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At Home Exhibition

May 8th - May 30th, 2015

The At Home exhibition features Chicago-based artists Deborah Sukenic, Tracy Ostmann Haschke and Sara Peak Convery.

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April 7th - April 26th, 2015

Artists Amie Sell, Aga Furtak , Attitude 7, Fernando Espinosa Herrera and Peaceflowartistry further explore the topic of gentrification in the Logan Square community.

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Lion VS Gorilla presents Crystal Palaces in Cockaigne

January 24th - January 31st, 2015

Lion VS Gorilla*, in partnership with the Hairpin Arts Center, is proud to announce the opening of the group show for Crystal Palaces in Cockaigne, an art show and mini-exposition on utopias.

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AnySquared Residency

November 8th - November 8th, 2014

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AnySquared Residency

November 1st - November 2nd, 2014

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2nd Floor Rear

February 1st - February 1st, 2014

Analogue is a playful exploration of the ways that the digitization of photography has changed the medium and how we see, understand, produce, and consume photographic images.

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Ephemeral Artifacts Exhibition

October 7th - November 10th, 2013

Exhibition runs from October 7 to November 10. Opening Reception Friday, October 11, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Artists Talk Sunday, October 20, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Alan Strathmann and Renee Prisble create an installation which explores the mutable and ephemeral aspects of artifacts and events which produce cultural signifiers.

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The Presence of Absence

May 6th - June 2nd, 2013

Curated by Dave Tolchinsky and Debra Tolchinsky. Sponsored by the Contemporary Arts Council. Gallery hours: Wednesdays, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.; Fridays, 5:00 - 9:30 p.m.; Saturdays 2:00 - 9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. The Presence of Absence grapples with that which should be there, but isn’t, and that which shouldn’t be there, but is still felt, seen or heard. According to the curators, the initial concept for the exhibition came about from an awareness that an absence of anything—a person, an action, an idea—often affects us more acutely than that which may be concretely present.

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The History of the Division

March 11th - April 12th, 2013

If you like "The Da Vinci Code" or conspiracy theories about secret illuminatic organizations, you will love this. In the exhibition "The History of the Division", Matthew Schultz has created an entire world based around his fictional illuminatic organization called The Division. This solo exhibition is a sizable installation with numerous items including: Life-size wax figures and dioramas, historical artifacts, ceramics, scale models, musical instruments, large-scale posters, ritual costumes and secret magic kits. The entire show is modeled after a museum exhibition and is replete with text plaques that explain each piece and the historical narrative or the fraternal order of The Division. Learn more about The Division here.

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I.Montano: Sculpture & Painting

January 28th - February 22nd, 2013

A solo exhibition of surrealist sculpture and paintings by artist Ignacio Montano.

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Filter Photo Walk Winners Exhibition

November 17th - December 22nd, 2012

Gallery Hours Thursday and Friday, 4:30-6:30 and Saturday noon-4:00.

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AREA: A Survey Show of Logan Square and Avondale Vicinity Artists

October 4th - October 28th, 2012

The Hairpin Arts Center is partnering with TRANSIT to produce a Chicago Artists Month Exhibition that will feature artwork from artists who are identified as having studios in the vicinity of Logan Square and Avondale. AREA: A Survey Show of Logan Square and Avondale Vicinity Artists will include a selection of work from the artists participating on the TRANSIT MAP.

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Curator's Showcase

October 8th - November 21st, 2011

The Hairpin Arts Center its second exhibit of fine art in October 2011. The exhibit, titled “Curators’ Showcase Exhibit” was a part of Chicago Artist’s month and showed the work of community based arts leaders; artists who are also curators.

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Come Together

September 10th - September 30th, 2011

The Hairpin Arts Center presented its inaugural exhibit of fine art in September. Come Together is a group show of exceptional and innovative sculpture, installation and collaborative book art.

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