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Art Fri Oct 04 2013

Weekend Art Pick: Dock 6 Art & Design 6

Every weekend in Chicago, there is more art available to check out than any of us actually have time for. Most of it is listed at thevisualist.org and at Art Talk Chicago. For those of you who have a hard time deciding which to go to, I'll make a recommendation for you every week. This week's pick:

Dock 6 Art & Design 6

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Twice a year, behemoth furniture co-operative Dock 6 vacuums up the sawdust and has a giant kegger, showcasing the new work of the furniture companies that inhabit the cavernous industrial space. They've got plenty of wall space, so they invite "fine" artists to show their work as well, and there's always a lot of quality work. Between the slick credenzas, free beer and all the smoked meats your heart could desire, there's something there for anyone to enjoy... so this is a perfect art event to bring your non-artist friends to.

The party is tonight from 6 to midnight, but there's a chiller "open house/walk through/family day" tomorrow from noon to 4pm. Dock 6 is located at 4200 W. Diversey Ave... the entrance is in the back of the building, so you'll probably have to go around the block to get in. Follow the meat smells.

 
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