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March 2014

Focus on Figures – Print and Drawing room at the Art Institute of Chicago

March 7, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Study Room of the Print and Drawing Department of the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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The Art Institute has a large number of pastels in their collection —  too many to have them all out on display in the museum galleries.  Those that are not on display are kept in vaults, but can be viewed when requested. This visit will focus on the figure. Approximately 10-14 pastels will be available for us to view. We have been asked to limit the group to 18. Friends and spouses can be put on the list and are welcome…

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April 2014

Online submissions open for CPP Members Exhibition STROKIN’ V

April 1, 2014

CPP 2014 STROKIN' V prospectus 

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May 2014

City Plein Air in Millenium Park

May 18, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Millenium Park, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, 60602
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Jessica Fine’s One-Day Pastel-Making Workshop

May 31, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Northeastern Illinois University Fine Arts Building, 5500 North St. Louis Place (park in west lot)
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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    mix the most gorgeous, buttery colors you’ve ever seen ! make pastels in colors not available elsewhere, take home between 50 and 60 sticks, more pure pigment than commercial pastels!   for more information and application click  Jessica Fine's Pastel-Making Workshop, May 2014  

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June 2014

Submissions now being accepted for CPP Members Exhibition STROKIN’ V!

June 15, 2014

Please click here for information and submission to CPP Members Exhibition STROKIN' V!

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July 2014

Hand Delivery Dates For STROKIN’ V

July 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd.
Chicago Heights, IL 604111 United States
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July 29 by appointment; call the Gallery at 708-754-2601 July 30, 12-5

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August 2014

Cliff Dwellers Club – paint out and luncheon

August 2, 2014
Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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STROKIN’ V opening reception

August 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Boulevard
Chicago Heights, IL 60411 United States
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Chicago Pastel Painters' 5th Biennial Member Juried Exhibition   August 6, 2014 - September 6, 2014   Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony  

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September 2014

Strokin’ V! show closes

September 6, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Art Institute Prints and Drawing Room visit

September 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Study Room of the Print and Drawing Department of the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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