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Dear Carmencita: Gallery Gathering, Silent Auction & DJ Set

July 26, 2018 6:00 pm - 12:00 am Dear Carmencita Pop-Up Bar

Chicago collectors spotted John Singer Sargent early in his career – and boy were they wise to do so. Tonight, Dear Carmencita brings together gallerists, artists, and enthusiasts to celebrate collecting.

6pm – Gallery Panel
Deep dive into Chicago’s current art landscape when several local galleries join in a conversation about modern day collecting. Whether you’re a pro or interested in starting, this panel-based discussion and Q+A is aimed to inform and inspire your collection.

8pm-12am – Afterparty with Silent Auction & Aux Cord DJs
Following the panel, put your newfound knowledge in to play at our silent auction, featuring work from up-and-coming Artists. We’ll welcome the Art Institute’s Evening Associates in for their Garden Party afterparty, complete with Aux Cord DJ creatives curating playlists until close. All are welcome to attend.

Dear Carmencita will open for regular service at 5pm.


About Dear Carmencita:
In collaboration with The Art Institute of Chicago, Johalla Projects and Land and Sea Dept., Chicago Athletic Association hotel brings history to life with its newest pop-up bar experience celebrating The Art Institute’s exhibition, “John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age.” Learn More


July 26, 2018 6:00 pm - 12:00 am


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