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HCL Spring Open House

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

$15 General Admission (includes one drink ticket)
$25 Special Admission (includes three drink tickets)
$30 VIP Admission (VIP Reception, open bar, plus two comp tickets to future HCL events)* 
SPECIAL VIP PRICING THROUGH THE END OF APRIL! ($40 thereafter)
*excludes special events

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

Unfurl your petals and let your leaves loose with High Concept Labs this May at the 2016 Spring Open House. Celebrate the growth of organization and the great work of our past and present Sponsored Artists in the fertile warehouse of Mana Contemporary Chicago. Enjoy beverages and lite bites, performances, installations, music, and much, much more—all while mixing with artists, supporters, and HCL staff. #HCLOpenHouse

*HCL is located in Mana Contemporary Chicago; enter the building through the glass doors on the east side of the building. Ample and free parking is available. For wheelchair accessibility, please email info@highconceptlabs.org or call (312) 850-0555 to make arrangements.

SPONSORED BY
CH Distillery
Drape Kings
Gingersnap Sweets & Such
Revolution Brewery

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
MC Andy North
DJ Joe BBall / Joe Miller
Rachel Bunting
The Humans
The Dilettantes
Deidre Huckabay
Mariah Karson
Kristina Isabelle Dance Company
LlaboratoryCo
Nadia Oussenko
Victoria Bradford & Todd Mattei
Nicole Mauser
Courtney Mackedanz
Dalia Chin of Fonema Consort
Coppice
Honey Pot Performance
Mitsu Salmon & Simon Briggs
Vaudeo Motion
Scrappers Film Group

ABOUT THE HCL OPEN HOUSE
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
High Concept Labs (HCL) is a Chicago-born not-for-profit arts service organization and cultural platform dedicated to supporting working artists and engaging the Chicago community with arts. Partnering with artists at every step of the creative process, HCL offers high-quality custom support services through its Sponsored Artist Program and Institutional Incubation Program. HCL also curates and hosts Cultural Conversations, presents special community events, and facilitates educational arts partnerships. With a vibrant cycle of programs and process-support, High Concept Labs grows community alongside culture and fosters new audiences for the arts.highconceptlabs.org

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.

Earlier Event: May 17
Produktionsmittel III
Later Event: May 20
OUTER EAR: Grykes