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Mural from local artist who will participate in July 9 mural painting event at Alliance Contemporary
Category: Performance

July 9 Mural Blast at Alliance Contemporary

Grab a bite at Nicky's and head to the back of the lot to watch as nine local and Chicago-area artists “blast” the walls of Alliance Contemporary with nine fresh new murals. Commissioned by the Beverly Area Arts Alliance in partnership with Nicky’s Of Beverly. Check out the artists on instagram: @_Kozmo_, @Zwonster, @ReviseCMW,...  Read More »

Category: Performance

Let’s Get Funky During The Great Migration, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon, Hound Dog Taylor, and other seminal Delta Blues musicians made their way North to settle on Chicago’s South and West sides — and in so doing forever changed the musical and cultural fabric of Chicago and America, and planted the seeds for Rock n Roll....  Read More »

Category: Exhibition

Beverly Alt Walk: Pandemograms

Creative expressions during a pandemic Pandemograms are about supporting and celebrating the arts and community while respecting and bridging our social distance. Pandemograms are art installations, exhibitions and murals popping up in local business hubs throughout Beverly and Morgan Park. Pandemograms are messages we share with...  Read More »

Category: Community Partnerships

Chicago Blues Heritage Celebration

  2020 has been designated “The Year of Chicago Music” (YOCM) by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the  Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). In honor of YOCM, The Alliance is partnering with several arts, music, social and civic organizations, as well as Chicago’s Chief Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson, to create...  Read More »

Category: The Beverly Art Walk

Elaine Miller Remnant- October

Local artist, Elaine Miller, depicts the second of a three-month series of billboards at 101st and Western inspired by Dan Ryan Woods. Filled with towering oaks and hickories, and home to historic Civilian Conservation Corps limestone paths and buildings, the Dan Ryan Woods offers great hiking and skiing trails. Whether you stroll through the...  Read More »

Category: Community Partnerships

Arts in the Dark

Saturday, October 20th 7:30-9:30PM As a featured public art project for 2018, the Beverly Area Arts Alliance has created a partnership with Morgan Park High School (MPHS) that will engage MPHS students in an after-school arts enrichment program working with visiting artist and Golden Apple Award winning former CPS teacher Mathias...  Read More »

Category: Community Partnerships

Year of Public Art

The Beverly Area Arts Alliance and Alderman Matt O’Shea spearheaded the 19th Ward’s participation in the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Event's (DCASE) Year of Public Art. With the input of a volunteer committee of local residents, business owners, and civic representatives, artist Davis McCarty was...  Read More »

Category: Community Partnerships

Slow Roll Beverly/Morgan Park & After Party

Slow Roll believes in transforming cities through exercise, education, experiences, and community. We are excited to bring Slow Roll to Beverly - with a special focus on seeing architecture and public art in Beverly Hills/Morgan Park along the ride. Join us for a meet n' greet at 2pm at Ridge Historical Society (the Seeley Avenue...  Read More »

Category: Community Partnerships

A Voice for the Voiceless

Voice for the Voiceless from Illinois Collaboration on Youth on Vimeo. In Spring of 2016, The Beverly Area Arts Alliance partnered with the Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY) to create “A Voice For The Voiceless,” a large tapestry of more than 4,000 pieces of fabric and ribbon, created as a community art project to express our...  Read More »

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