Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Gathering! This Saturday!

On October 24, 2015 the Chicago Cultural Mile Association plans to launch one of Chicago’s most exciting, new initiatives—The Halloween Gathering. This powerful event will gather Chicago’s vast and diverse creative communities for an all-day festival culminating with a magical nighttime parade. Drawing together world-renowned institutions including the Field Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Columbia College Chicago and the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, as well as unique local organizations like Louder Than a Bomb, Silent Theatre Company, and guilds of artists in assorted fields, this dramatic display will activate Halloween as the “artist’s holiday” along one of the most prestigious cultural avenues in the world.

Things you can do this week:

*Stop by the Library's 1st Floor Circ Desk to pick up a blank white jumpsuit and make it your own--paint it, draw on it, bedazzle it, make it into something totally unique!

*Come to the the library for a Mask Making Workshop on the 2nd Floor @ 11am, one of the Parent's Weekend Maker Sessions.

* Join us in Grant Park at 6pm. to participate in the Parade!

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