Art and Design | This weekend's late-breaking free art events
There are almost 100 Art & Design events happening this weekend. Check our listings for details, and read about a few openings and events that didn't make it into print after the jump, including a Tuesday tour and lecture. They're all free.
Starting at noon, Second Floor Rear, "a festival of alternative and itinerant spaces," brings exhibitions and performances to various locations in Logan Square and other West Side neighborhoods. The festival continues Sunday 10.
In Edgewater, 6018NORTH unveils "Vlatka Horvat: Door to Door installation," 2–5pm. The piece is part of the IN>TIME performance festival.
In the West Loop, Packer Schopf Gallery hosts artists' talks by Lauren Levato at 1pm and Andréa Stanislav at 2pm.
From 4–7pm, Andrew Rafacz Gallery hosts opening receptions for "Jeremy Bolen: Cern" and "Robert Burnier: The Horseless Carriage." From 5–8pm, Kavi Gupta Gallery celebrates "Johanna Billing: I'm Gonna Live Anyhow Until I Die" and "Matthew Metzger: Waver."
In Garfield Park, the Franklin unveils "Christopher Smith: The Visitor's Hours," 7–10pm. Smith's concurrent project Visitation Rites burns sacrificial sculptures by several artists in the Franklin's fire pit.
In Pilsen, "#With: The Jerks" opens at ACRE Projects, 4–8pm. #With's members, Matt Nichols and Kristina Paabus, present a collaboration that developed through their 2012 ACRE residency.
From 6–10pm, Roxaboxen Exhibitions (2130 W 21st St) hosts a reception for "After the After Party," which features 2012 ACRE residents Christina McClelland and Tom Costa.
In Wicker Park, Will Goss releases his graphic novel Granny Dean at Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center at 8pm.
From noon–1pm in the South Loop, Museum of Contemporary Photography director Natasha Egan leads a tour of "Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape."