Events

Upcoming Events

Name Reveal / Glassblowing Demo / Celebration with DJ set

Name Reveal / Glassblowing Demo / Celebration with DJ set

5pm-6:30pm Reveal w/glassblowing demo and DJ set
Facebook at ArtReach Chicago
Artistic Director Pearl Dick and Artist & Musician Damon Locks

Come feel the virtual heat with artist Pearl Dick in the hot shop as she solo sculpts a surprise object from start to finish. By the time she’s done, you will have your first big clue to our new name. The party continues with the heavenly sounds of our good friend and acclaimed musician, Damon Locks’ DJ set.

Yoga and Guided Meditation

Yoga and Guided Meditation

11am (15 minutes of Yoga, 15 minutes of meditation)
Facebook Live at Artreach Chicago
Teaching Artist Dantrell Blake & Teaching Artist Emilia Smith

Join Teaching Artist Emilia Smith for a 15min yoga session to help relax and relieve tension in different areas of the the body. This session will be followed by a guided meditation from Teaching Artist and Project FIRE mentor, Dantrell Blake.

Make Your Own Journal/Sketchbook!

Make Your Own Journal/Sketchbook!

11am (~45 minutes)
Youtube video watch at Artreach Chicago
Teaching Artist Emilia Smith

Join Teaching Artist Emilia Smith in a bookbinding demo to learn how to make your own journal/sketchbook!

You will need:

  • Sewing Needle
  • Cotton, Embroidery, or Waxed Thread
  • 15-30 Sheets of Paper (your choice what kind!)
  • One Sheet of Construction Paper OR a Thick Fabric (this sheet must be bigger than your chosen sheets of paper by about an inch in width and height)
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
Left Brain / Right Brain Drawing Demo

Left Brain / Right Brain Drawing Demo

Two ways to draw the same thing

11am (~ 60 minutes)
Facebook Live at Artreach Chicago
Teaching Artist Charlie Manion

In this demo, Teaching Artist Charlie Manion will introduce you to the meditative, observational Right Brain style that taught him to love drawing. Honing this skill can help you see in a new way! Then you'll switch to a more constructive, imaginative style- focused on communication and understanding. Switch between styles and see what happens! Just follow along with some paper and something to write with.

Yoga

Yoga

5pm (15minutes)
Facebook Live at Artreach Chicago
Teaching Artist Emilia Smith

Join Teaching Artist Emilia Smith for her second 15 min yoga session to help relax and relieve tension in different areas of the body.

Ceramic Demo

Ceramic Demo

11am (~20 minutes)
Facebook Live at ArtReachChicago
Teaching Artist Emily Christopherson

Learn a bit more about wheel throwing and Emily’s process during her video demonstration.

Yoga

Yoga

5pm (~ 15minutes)
Facebook Live at Artreach Chicago
Teaching Artist Emilia Smith

Join Teaching Artist Emilia Smith for her third 15min yoga session to help relax and relieve tension in different areas of the the body.

Discussion with Project Fire and Dr. Stolbach

Discussion with Project Fire and Dr. Stolbach

11am (~ 30 minutes)
Facebook Live at ArtReach Chicago.
Co-Founder of Project FIRE Dr. Brad Stolbach

Join a discussion with Dr. Brad Stolbach and Project FIRE participants as they talk about the importance of staying connected during social distancing.

Flameworking Demo

Flameworking Demo

5pm (~ 20minutes)
Facebook Live at ArtReach Chicago
eaching Artist N’Kosi Barber

Teaching artist and mentor, N’Kosi Barber heats it up on the torch LIVE! Be mesmerized by the glow of the flame.