Art on the Mart returns Nov 12
When: November 12-Dec 30, 2020 7-7:30pm nightly. Check calendar
Where: Viewing on Wacker Dr. between Wells St. and Franklin St.
100-person capacity limit and face coverings are required.
What is Art on the Mart
Art on the MART will be a first-of-its-kind, curated digital art installation across 2.5 acres (two football fields) of the MART’s river façade, adding to Chicago’s vibrant public art scene. The large-scale public launch event will reveal four contemporary, digital artworks using 34 projectors to illuminate the river façade of the MART. Watch here.
Where to enter The Riverwalk
The Riverwalk is accessible via any of the stairways along Wacker Dr. There are ADA compliant ramps providing Riverwalk access located at the east side of State St., the west side of Clark St., and the west side of Franklin St.
Art on the Mart returns Nov 12 – The Art
The Joffrey Ballet The Nutcracker
This projection inspired by Joffrey Ballet’s The Nutcracker allows visitors to experience scenes from the holiday classic as they listen to Tchaikovsky’s famous score. The Joffrey’s rendition is set during the 1893 World’s Fair and follows Marie, a young girl who receives a magical nutcracker for Christmas and is transported to a magnificent world beyond her wildest dreams. Representing the innovation, ingenuity and hope of Chicago, the production features the work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon.
Art Institute of Chicago Claude Monet & Bisa Butler
In conjunction with the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibition Monet and Chicago, Art on theMART illuminates the city’s historic riverfront building with projections of six iconic paintings by famed Impressionist Claude Monet, including Monet’s Water Lilies and Stacks of Wheat, accompanied by the classical music composition “Clair de Lune” by Claude Debussy.
Arts of Life City Circle Heart
City Circle Heart features the work of five studio artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The projection is a compilation of colorful, abstract images that are knitted together in a dynamic moving image display that will attract people of all abilities to appreciate the movement, colors and unique soundscape. Participating artists are Marcelo Añón, Veronica Cuculich, Stefan Harhaj, Hector Jones and Maria Vanik with motion graphics by Lisa Armstrong and sound design by Chris Kalis.
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