This Month at Mana Contemporary: March 2023
An up-to-date listing of what's happening at Mana Contemporary Jersey City and Chicago campus’ during March 2023.
Conservation 101 with Jakki Godfrey
Mar 22, 6-8pm ET
Learn about what it means to be an art conservator at Conservation 101 with Jakki Godfrey, featuring works from the Montclair State University Galleries’ collection, including Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, George Segal, and more!
Conceiving the Plan: Nuance and Intimacy in Civic Space
Exhibition on view
This exhibition features a series of post-2020 proposals by a range of international architects, considering Civic Space in contemporary terms. It asks the following questions: How can civic spaces be imbued with nuance? In what ways does such a quality persist in the city? Can one discuss intimacy in architectural terms?
In Retrospect / Bad Mirror
Exhibition Part I (In Retrospect) on view
EFA Studios and Monira Foundation present a two-part exhibition, highlighting the breadth of contemporary practices and links between their resident artists. In Retrospect presents works relating to memory and self-reflection.
Community Talk with Janine Mileaf
Mar. 23, 12-1pm CT
Listen to Janine Mileaf, Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Arts Club of Chicago, discuss her practice during the latest edition of Community Talk. An art historian, Mileaf has worked to emphasize the educational and community missions of The Arts Club, expanding its public arts programming and connections to local artists, while bringing evocative exhibitions to its gallery. The event is in collaboration with Monira Foundation, and is free to attend.
Mind Map | Casting Call, Conor Stechschulte
Exhibition on view until Mar. 24
The bi-monthly program, “Mind Map”, returns with an exhibit from cartoonist and screenwriter, Conor Stechschulte. The work titled, Casting Call, is part drawing, writing, and improvisational acting.
Jonas Mekas, Open Archives presented by Monira Foundation
Exhibition on view
Monira Foundation proudly presents Jonas Mekas, Open Archives, a year-long exhibit at Mana Contemporary Chicago featuring artifacts, items, and memorabilia from Mekas’ personal archives.