Event Date Event Description – Check back for more details
July 2017 Saturday, July 29, 11:00 AM: Artist Studio visit

Carlos Rodon/Dzine, 629 W. Cermak, Chicago

Lunch following at Dolo Restaurant, 2222 S. Archer, Chicago


 August 2017 Wednesday, August 23, 11:00 AM

See how fine arts and antiques are preserved and restored:
The Conservation Center, 400 N. Wolcott, Chicago

Lunch following at Big Delicious Planet, 412 N. Wolcott


 September 2017 Friday – Monday, September 8-11: Weekend Trip to Wisconsin

    • Friday, September 8, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum
      Symposium – Searching for Excellence: Leaving a Legacy
      The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum includes an exhibit of glass from private collections; studio visits; speakers; lunch; happy hour; and dinner on Friday.
    • Saturday, September 9
      Morning we will have a light breakfast, hear collected stories and a speaker. After which, we will head to Door County, a festive visit the studio of Keith and Deanna Clayton and several other glass artists in Sister Bay. Lunch on your own en route.
      *Dinner will be in a upscale restaurant in a private dining room with prix-fixe menu.
    • Sunday, September 10
      We will have a relaxing day, enjoying the beauty of Door County and shopping, and then a reception at the studio of Popelka-Trenchard Gallery in Sturgeon Bay.
      *Optional Dinner and Threatre.   Dinner to be decided  Peninsula Players tickets $44 advise if you wish to join

    • Monday, September 11
      We will journey to Sheboygan to visit Beth Lipman and other galleries in the area.
October 2017 Friday, October 13, 5:00 PM: Fine Arts Building
410 S. Michigan, Chicago


Other Events of Interest

Note: These are not scheduled MCGAG Events, but may be of interest to our members.

National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Through August 6: “Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition.”  The National Liberty Museum hosts the nation’s first  museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBTQ+ community. This is a celebration of identity and freedom that will showcase the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these glass artists.

Chicago artist Pearl Dick, who has received grants from MCGAG and whose studio we have visited, is featured in this exhibition.

Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition


SOFA Chicago
November 2-5, 2017
Navy Pier, Chicago

Chicago’s annual show of Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art, presented by major galleries from around the world.

Tickets are free if you are a member of AACG.