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High Concept Labs Fall Open House

  • High Concept Labs 2233 South Throop Street Chicago, IL, 60608 United States (map)

Saturday, November 5th
6:30 to 7:30 VIP Reception
7:30 to 11:00 PM General Admission

$15 General Admission (includes one drink ticket)
$25 Special Admission (includes three drink tickets)
$75 VIP Admission (VIP Reception, open bar, plus two comp tickets to future HCL events)* 
*excludes special events

High Concept Labs at Mana Contemporary Chicago*
2233 S Throop St, Chicago, IL

As temperatures drop this fall, High Concept Labs brings the people together for some of the hottest new art in town. Bypass the rhetoric and get right to the action at HCL’s Fall Open House, where you’ll meet & greet dozens of current and former Sponsored Artists as they share a mix of their innovative works in progress and entertaining final pieces with you. Cozy up in Mana Contemporary Chicago and enjoy beverages, lite bites, performances, installations, music, and much, much more. So remember, remember—HCL’s Open House this 5th of November.

Jeanette Andrews
Lisa Gonzales & Tom Lee
Ryan Ingebritsen
Llaboratory Co.
Dana Major
Carole McCurdy
Eric Reda
Matthew Shelton
Sadie Woods

As a tradition that reaches back to the beginning of the organization, HCL’s biannual Open House gives an opportunity for artists and audiences to come together and celebrate new artwork in an environment of experimentation and discovery. Each Open House includes exciting works by present and past Sponsored Artists, highlighting the diversity and impact that the program has made upon the Chicago arts landscape. Hundreds of participants enjoy new and interactive experiences amidst food and drink in an atmosphere of transformative celebration.

High Concept Labs (HCL) supports artists and facilitates dialogue between artists, audiences, and staff. This increases access and transparency to the artistic process and fosters transformational experiences in an environment of experimentation and discovery. 

HCL is supported in part by the generosity of MANA Contemporary Chicago, the Chicago Community Trust, the MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Norwottock Charitable Trust, The Samuel J. Baskin Charitable Trust, The Cliff Dwellers Arts Foundation, and individual donors.

Later Event: November 5