Jul
18
7:00 PM19:00

BUDS: a celebration of art made by friends, with friends, & for friends

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An evening of art to meet and make friends with other artists, a space to make connections for future collaborations and projects!

-Visual art by Kadin McGreevy, Hunter Price, and Jenn Geiger (prints will be available)

- Featured poets: Caroline M. Watson, Winter Sherrod, and Gertrude

-Short film "Lilac" by Ellen Dziubek and Bianca Caniglia, music by Richard Brasseale, actors include: Austin Rambo, Justin Petty, Alana Packo, Gillian Martin, Jaye Olaniran, Allen Ward Jr.

Pay-what-you-can // $10 Suggested Donation

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Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

Grandma's House: Chicago's Coziest Poetry Show feat Jerwin Gabriel Santiago

Chicago's coziest monthly poetry show with a feature poet and open mic!

Grandma’s House is a poetry show and open mic tucked in the magical confines of The Martin.

Hosted by Chicago poet and self-proclaimed Grandma, Caroline M. Watson, Grandma's House is Chicago's coziest poetry show. Come on out to perform some of your work or to watch our featured poet. It’s just like being in your Grandma’s living room, only with fewer mothballs and more earth-shattering poetry.

This month's feature poet is Jerwin Gabriel Santiago!

  • Doors at 8:00

  • Open mic sign-up starts at 8:30

  • Show starts at 8:45

  • ***$5 SUGGESTED DONATION***

  • Cash / Venmo bar at The Martin for your enjoyment.

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Jul
26
8:00 PM20:00

Rosa Throws A Party!

If there's one thing she knows how to do, it's throw a party.

Rosa's gathering her most talented friends for an evening of music, poetry, visual art, comedy, and more. Stop by, grab a free drink, enter raffles, and enjoy wildly captivating entertainment. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to The Miracle Center, a theatre program whose mission is to "help children, youth, and families particularly through the arts to grow spiritually, mentally, emotionally, socially and physically during after-school and out-of- school programs."

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Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

Beginners Weaving Workshop

A beginners weaving workshop to get you started on your own design for your home! Cost includes all materials.

It's the perfect time to try something new! Join us for a beginning weaving workshop led by Emily Breidenbach in which attendees will learn the basics of weaving and start their own wall hanging projects!

The workshop will demo and practice a variety of techniques, shape building, and more. Students will then use the workshop as studio time with guidance.

Students will keep their loom, yarn, instructional zine, and other materials to finish their hangings at home. Price of the ticket includes all materials!

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Jul
14
5:00 PM17:00

The Martin Marketplace - July!

Join us for a summer evening market with a wonderful lineup of makers and artists!

Featuring...
+ felted jewelry / ceramics from Teagan Walsh-Davis
+ prints, art, & pennants from Kaitlin Martin
+ ceramics / pottery Kristina Magnuson
+ vintage clothes & jewelry from elleOelleCollection
+ art / prints from Josie Koznarek
+ jewelry from Twenty Thou
+ art from Megan Kellie
+ crochet plants & cacti from Anna Sands
+ tarot readings / sex positive decks from Jessamyn Fitzpatrick

plus, the Gardeneers will be joining us to share info on their garden programs for food insecure communities.

Grab a drink and hang with us on this Sunday evening!

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Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Cyanotype Workshop

Relish the return of summer and learn the historical process of printing photographs with the sun!

Following Hannah McMaster's cyanotype print gallery show at The Martin, learn from the artist herself how to make your own cyanotype prints!

Participants can make both photograms and contact prints rendered in cyanotype's iconic Prussian blue. Application of chemistry, proper exposure times and toned prints will be covered.

Everything is provided -- those interested in using a personal photograph must send the image to the instructor by Saturday, July 13!

Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

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Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Knot Sum: a Cyanotype Gallery Show

Artist Hannah McMaster displays her new collection of cyanotype works under the title KNOT SUM for the weekend leading up to her offering a workshop in the same medium!

Cyanotype is a printing process that uses photographic chemistry and uv light to create brilliant blue prints. See Hannah’s series of mathematical-knot-inspired designs using the cyanotype process on Friday & Saturday night - and then join us on Sunday at her Cyanotype Workshop to make your own!

Music on Friday evening will be provided by local Chicago DJ Carlos Revollo / Technicolors.

Gallery hours are 6-9pm each night with a Cash / Venmo bar available!

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Knot Sum: a Cyanotype Gallery Show

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Artist Hannah McMaster displays her new collection of cyanotype works under the title KNOT SUM for the weekend leading up to her offering a workshop in the same medium!

Cyanotype is a printing process that uses photographic chemistry and uv light to create brilliant blue prints. See Hannah’s series of mathematical-knot-inspired designs using the cyanotype process on Friday & Saturday night - and then join us on Sunday at her Cyanotype Workshop to make your own!

Music on Friday evening will be provided by local Chicago DJ Carlos Revollo / Technicolors.

Gallery hours are 6-9pm each night with a Cash / Venmo bar available!

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Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

Tangelo 17

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Join us for a night of readings by authors, poets, and literary artists!

Join us for readings from...

  • Patrick Masterson

  • Danielle Levsky

  • Maya Nguen

  • Jonathan Mendoza

- Cash / Venmo Donation Bar

- Free RSVP, donations made at the door goes back to the readers!

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