Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 21c Museum Hotel
theNate Director and Curator Jeff Stevenson
and artist Bernard Williams
March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free - register here
21c Museum Hotel Chicago is honored to collaborate with theNate on this month’s Curator Conversation. Director and Curator of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park (theNate) and the Visual Arts Gallery at Governors State University, Jeff Stevenson will be in conversation with artist Bernard Williams. theNate is receiving a new sculpture by the artist and together, Jeff and Bernard will discuss the integration of Art and Landscape within the 100-acre expanse of theNate.
The Illinois Capital Development Board, Art in Architecture, Percent for Art Program, identified funds generated from the renovation of the F Wing / Science Area at Governors State University (GSU). The best use of these funds was to commission a new sculpture for theNate. 27 artists submitted applications and three finalists were identified. Bernard Williams’ design was chosen because of its response to the site and the collection, and how it will serve as an observation deck for visitors to take in the views of the 12-acre native prairie. The direct connection between the sculpture, the prairie conservation project, and the science program at GSU demonstrates the beauty of Art in Education.
Join us for a wine reception and talk:
Thursday, March 30, 2023
5:30 – 7pm wine reception
With remarks at 6pm
21c Museum Hotel
55 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Free and open to the public, RSVP requested, walk-ins welcomed.
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Saturday, June 17, 2023 - Juneteenth
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - Wright in Kankakee Summer Solstice - Sip, Shop & Stroll
Saturday, September 9, 2023 - Sculpture, Wine & Dine
Saturday, December 9, 2023 - Winter Walk, Empty Bowls
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Download the pdf of the PRESS RELEASE
Wish for the World
If you missed it, watch it NOW! Prairie Party: A Date With theNate 2020 recording
Check out our Young Artist Sculpture Projects downloadable PDF - and by young we mean: we're all young at heart when it comes to making art - have fun on your own or with the kids. Post pictures of your results and tag us on Instagram so we can all share the results!
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