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EVENTS

EA acknowledges the history of racial oppression and gentrification and believes that through arts and culture, can come transformation and healing.

UPCOMING EVENTS 

PAST EVENTS 

  • Curating Outside the White Cube: How BIPOC Leadership is Changing the Arts Landscape
    Sat, Aug 13
    Heaven Gallery
    Join Heaven Gallery for a community talk, "Curating Outside the White Cube: How BIPOC Leadership is Changing the Arts Landscape."
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  • Community Talk: Art and Sustainability  Under an Equity Lens
    Sun, Jul 31
    Heaven Gallery
    Join us for a community discussion about art and sustainability under an equity lens moderated by Andrea Change!
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  • Nubes Art Fair
    Fri, Jul 15
    Heaven Gallery
    Nubes is an art fair that exalts Chicago culture by featuring 14 BIPOC led art galleries and curators from the South, West and North side. Nubes Art Fair is about the residual memory of place and a reconnection to the land where native people have long walked the Milwaukee trail.
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  • Lingered and Grasped
    Sat, Jul 09
    Heaven Gallery
    Silvia Inés Gonzalez will be in Heaven Gallery to host "Lingered and Grasped," a writing workshop for curatorial and art responsive writing. ⁠
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  • Meditations for Imaginations with Todd Mattei
    Fri, Jun 24
    Heaven Gallery
    Join us for Meditations for Imaginations session with artist and musician Todd Mattei. He will perform live music and sound for participants. The music is aimed not only at relaxation but at enlivening the imagination and stimulating memory.
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  • Dial Tone
    Sat, Jun 18
    LVL 3
    Dial Tone is a three-person exhibition featuring Kevin Umaña, Cathy Hsaio, and Emily Hermant. In Dial Tone, Like a visual telegraph, the artists use their disparate iconographies to flag us down in hopes of a conversation.
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  • This Way Home
    Fri, May 20
    Heaven Gallery
    Through the excavation and reassembly of memories, familial accounts, photos and historical documents, this work reinterprets the stories of the women of artists Valentine and Carter-Rankin’s lineage.
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  • Terrain Vague: The Promised Land
    Fri, May 20
    Heaven Gallery
    Within a futurism context, artists Teresita Carson and Cydney Lewis seek to expand on what terrain vague can be—to reflect on potential meanings of non-places.
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  • Virtual Artist Talk: Space To Say
    Sun, May 01
    Webinar
    Curator Francine Almeda speaks with artists Yesenia Bello, Salvador Dominguez, and Yasmeen Nemett Alla about their art and experience with the Space to Say Exhibit.
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  • Ball Bearing
    Sat, Apr 30
    LVL3
    Exhibition featuring work by AJ Kahn (Los Angeles, CA), Gonzalo Hernandez (Miami, FL), and Gary LaPointe Jr. (Chicago, IL)
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  • Virtual Artist Talk: pressed like a breath collapsing into a sigh
    Sun, Apr 03
    Webinar
    Chicago-based artists Farnaz Khosh-Sirat and Hope Wang lead a discussion about their art praxis.
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  • pressed like a breath collapsing into a sigh
    Fri, Mar 18
    Heaven Gallery
    pressed like a breath collapsing into a sigh​ presents a collection of work by Chicago-based artists Farnaz Khosh-Sirat and Hope Wang, who look to their built environments as spatial productions of memory, power, and desire.
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  • Space to Say
    Fri, Mar 18
    Heaven Gallery
    Space to Say creates a place to collectively reflect on themes of immigration, language (or lack thereof) and methods of empathy.
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  • Linen, Silk, and Pearls…
    Sat, Mar 12
    LVL3 Gallery (Third Floor)
    With artists Emily Endo, Kay Hoffman, Justin Nalley, Ginevra Shay, and Crys Lin.
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  • International Women's Day Virtual Symposium: Break The Bias
    Sun, Mar 06
    Webinar
    Heaven Gallery and Equity Arts invite five generations of women change makers who choose to break the bias – this group includes artists, activists and community leaders paving the way for social change.
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  • LEADERS MENTORSHIP 2022
    Fri, Mar 04
    Online
    Heaven Gallery and Equity Arts are excited to launch the New Leaders Mentorship program. This program supports emerging art leaders and entrepreneurs in their professional and personal development through a peer-to-peer learning model.
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  • Confluence
    Fri, Jan 28
    Chicago
    With artists Abena Motaboli, Lucia Calderon Arrieta, Ryn Osbourne, and Olive Stefanski
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  • Sixth Planet From the Sun
    Sat, Jan 22
    LVL3 (Third Floor)
    With artists Kioto Aoki and Pamela Ramos
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