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DePaul Art Museum premieres 3 new exhibits in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial

DePaul Art Museum premieres 3 new exhibits in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2019

Three exhibits — “Julia Fish: bound by spectrum,” ‘Remember Where You Are,” and “Architectural Annotations” — premiered at the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) Sept. 12., each giving a nod to the Chicago Architecture Biennial and following a common theme of “remembering where you are,” b...

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 3, 2019

The DePaul Art Museum rests cozily tucked next to the Fullerton ‘L’ stop, its exhibits promoted on the track-facing facade next to the stop that services thousands of commuters each day. This spring, it is highlighting New Age influences and military veterans perspectives in two different exhibitions...

Outcry: Women scream for art and strength

Outcry: Women scream for art and strength

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018

The women arrive at Whitney Bradshaw’s studio in Logan Square. They usually don’t know one another, but they mingle and chat over food and drinks. After about an hour or so, Bradshaw explains her project and what the women are there to do, followed by a few examples and a couple rounds of practice....

DPAM puts focus on Chicago

DPAM puts focus on Chicago

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 16, 2018

Art is a reflection of self and, by extension the society in which we live. That was clearer than ever before at the most recent art opening at the DePaul Art Museum on Jan. 11. The event was free and open to the public and featured two exhibitions from influential Chicago artists Barbara Jones-Hogu fr...

Making new history at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Making new history at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Sarah Julien

October 16, 2017

Imagine the historic, decaying St. Stephen’s Church in Hyde Park re-imagined, restored and repurposed. Instead of the space being used as a traditional religious sanctuary, what if the church was transformed and featured a community swimming pool? Read More »...

Chicago museums offer unique Summer experiences

Pat Mullane

July 14, 2016

While it may seem hard to believe, the summer season of Chicago offers much more than the countless savvy music festivals, movies in the parks, and the mouthwatering food festivals.  Beyond Lollapalooza and the Taste, Chicago is home to some of the fascinating and engrossing museums—from the third...

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

‘Idol Structures’ at DePaul Art Museum highlights the creation of advertising

Gabriella Mikiewicz

October 12, 2015

DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) recently opened a new exhibition showcasing the work of Chicago-based artist Matt Siber. The exhibition, called “Idol Structures,” opened Sept. 9. Read More »...

Julie Rodrigues Widholm named DePaul Art Museum director

Julie Rodrigues Widholm named DePaul Art Museum director

Kirsten Onsgard

July 1, 2015

The university announced today that Museum of Contemporary Art curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm has been named director of the DePaul Art Museum, beginning Aug. 31. Read More »...

DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Structure’ sees Chicago through a new lens

DePaul Art Museum’s ‘Liminal Structure’ sees Chicago through a new lens

Lindsay Goldstein

May 31, 2015

Last October, artists Lauren Bon, Tristan Duke and Richard Nielsen brought a giant shipping container to Chicago.  That shipping container had been fashioned into a giant photography device, called a liminal camera, and the three artists drove it around the city in coordination with the annual Chicago Humanities Festival ­...

‘Glowing Wavelengths’ opens at DePaul Art Museum

‘Glowing Wavelengths’ opens at DePaul Art Museum

Jordan Sarti

May 17, 2015

Sonja Thomsen’s solo show at the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM), “Glowing Wavelengths in Between,” invites viewers to have temporal experiences with light. The show features photographs, sculpture and installations that playfully explore the physical experience of seeing. Thomsen draws from a range of influences, including Sir Isaac Newton, Buckminster Fuller and...

DePaul Art Museum presents ‘Liminal Infrastructure’ May 14

Kirsten Onsgard

April 27, 2015

Pinhole cameras are often the smallest and simplest photographic devices, but as one of the world's largest drove through Chicago as a shipping container, it produced stunning landscape photos of the city. Read More »...

Review: ‘Rooted in Soil’ at DePaul Art Museum

Review: ‘Rooted in Soil’ at DePaul Art Museum

Courtney Jacquin

February 1, 2015

With snow packed on the ground right now, soil is hard to come by, but the DePaul Art Museum has plenty to go around. Read More »...

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