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Director of DePaul Art Museum departs after 5 years

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Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor

July 22, 2020

DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm had her final day at DePaul on July 15. She has taken a new position as Director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Laura-Caroline de Lara will serve as the interim director of the museum for the time being .  ...

Museo de arte de DePaul comienza iniciativa para representar a la comunidad latinx

Un autobús pasa en frente del Museo de Arte DePaul.

Miluska Llerena, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

Un museo de arte estudiantil ha formalizado sus esfuerzos  para representar a la comunidad latinx adquiriendo nuevas piezas para sus exhibiciones. El museo de arte de la Universidad DePaul, DPAM,  ha formalizado su iniciativa de integrar más  piezas de artistas latinx en un esfuerzo por incrementar su participación en exhibiciones, cole...

DePaul Art Museum cancelling exhibition reception amid COVID-19 fears

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Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

March 11, 2020

Amid growing concerns of COVID-19, the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM) announced that they are canceling the opening reception for a new exhibition.  In an announcement from director and chief curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm released Wednesday, a planned reception for “The World to Come: Art in the Ag...

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

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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

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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

The Chicago Architecutre Biennial “provides a platform for groundbreaking architectural projects and spatial experiments” and attracts world-renowned architects from all over the globe. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Architectural 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

This photo of the Chicago skyline called “Jardine Water Treatment Plant” was taken on Oct. 24, 2014 as part of “Liminal Infrastructure.” (Photo courtesy of Metabolic Studios)

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 ­...

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