Expo 72 (72 E Randolph)
In anticipation of Chicago’s 175th Birthday on
March 4, The Flag and Seal Revisited, a new component of the Pulled, Pressed & Printed, Chicago exhibition currently running at Expo 72, will feature artworks that riff on the Chicago flag and seal. The Flag and Seal Revisited and Pulled, Pressed & Printed, Chicago both focus on etching, engraving and screenprinting from a variety of Chicago printing presses and independent artists.
The Flag and Seal Revisited will be unveiled on Friday, March 2 with a free reception open to the public from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Expo 72, 72 E. Randolph Street. Expo 72 is open Mondays – Thursdays, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Sundays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission is free. Pulled, Pressed & Printed, Chicago and The Flag and Seal Revisited run through April 30. For more information, visit www.ExploreChicago.org.
The public is invited to create their own versions of the Chicago flag and seal on Saturday, March 3, from 1 – 4 p.m. at a free workshop and printmaking demonstration presented by Spudnik Press. Participants will have an opportunity to ink and print on paper using an etched plate and a portable press. Materials will be provided.
Please note: Indicating that you are interested or going to this event does not necessarily guarantee admission. Refer to the event description for details about attending the event.