Michelle Grabner is an artist, writer, and Professor in Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Along with her husband Brad Killam, she founded The Suburban, a project space in Oak Park, Illinois, and The Poor Farm, a not-for-profit exhibition space in Northeastern Wisconsin. Her writing has been published in Artforum, Modern Painters, Frieze, and Art Press. In 2010, she and Mary Jane Jacob co-edited THE STUDIO READER, an anthology published by the University of Chicago Press. Grabner is one of three curators for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

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September 18 – September 19
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Fall Exhibition Openings

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Celebrate the openings of the new exhibition.

September 23 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Discrit

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Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.

September 26 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

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A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

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