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Mercurio-Exhibits Franck Mercurio is an independent curator, museum exhibition consultant, writer and editor.

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Road trip to Milwaukee?  Don't miss the newly renovated permanent collection galleries at the Milwaukee Art Museum-- bre...
12/18/2015
A New View of The Milwaukee Art Museum - News - Chicago Gallery News

Road trip to Milwaukee? Don't miss the newly renovated permanent collection galleries at the Milwaukee Art Museum-- breathtaking! Read more in Chicago Gallery News...
http://www.chicagogallerynews.com/news/2015/11/a-new-view-of-the-milwaukee-art-museum

By FRANCK MERCURIO Known for its signature Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion (2001), the Milwaukee Art Museum recently completed a major renovation of its two older buildings: the Eero Saarinen–designed War Memorial Center (1957) and the David Kahler–designed addition (1975). When the g…

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05/15/2015

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Is The Loop the next Chicago arts district? Read about in Chicago Gallery News http://www.chicagogallerynews.com/news/20...
05/15/2015
Is the Next Arts District The Loop? - News - Chicago Gallery News

Is The Loop the next Chicago arts district? Read about in Chicago Gallery News http://www.chicagogallerynews.com/news/2015/4/is-the-next-arts-district-the-loop and stop by ACTIVATE tonight sponsored by the Chicago Loop Alliance.

BY FRANCK MERCURIO There was a time—back in the day—when Chicago’s Loop was the place to buy art. Writing in the Encyclopedia of Chicago, Lynne Warren, curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, states that in the 19th century “Many [Chicago] artists set up ateliers or were associated with departmen…

Join me for the kick-off of #OutatCHM 2015 program series at the Chicago History Museum this Thursday, Jan 22, at 5:30 f...
01/21/2015
OUT at CHM Transmopolitan: Transgender Resilience

Join me for the kick-off of #OutatCHM 2015 program series at the Chicago History Museum this Thursday, Jan 22, at 5:30 for "Transmopolitan." https://www.eventbrite.com/e/out-at-chm-transmopolitan-transgender-resilience-tickets-14267391151

The Chicago History Museum, OUT at CHM Series. January 22nd, 2015 Join us for diverse views and stories from Chicago’s robust transgender community. Trans activist Precious Davis presents a multimedia project on Chicago’s transgender history, including her talk about the resilience needed to stand u…

Interviewed sculptor Richard Hunt today at his amazing Lincoln Park studio for Chicago Gallery News. He has two shows op...
11/20/2014

Interviewed sculptor Richard Hunt today at his amazing Lincoln Park studio for Chicago Gallery News. He has two shows opening in December: one at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the other at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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Join me tomorrow (Sat, Nov 16) between 7 and 10 pm for the opening reception of "Post-Industrious" at Manifold Chicago.
11/15/2013

Join me tomorrow (Sat, Nov 16) between 7 and 10 pm for the opening reception of "Post-Industrious" at Manifold Chicago.

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The Steve McQueen (British filmmaker, not American actor!) retrospective opens at the Art Institute of Chicago this week...
10/17/2012
Fall Preview | “Steve McQueen” at the Art Institute

The Steve McQueen (British filmmaker, not American actor!) retrospective opens at the Art Institute of Chicago this weekend. Had a chance to speak with curator James Rondeau over the summer about the show. Here's a sneak peek:

The Art Institute presents a retrospective of film director Steve McQueen

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06/24/2012

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Latest exhibition review for Time Out Chicago is actually in Bentonville, Arkansas!http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-cultur...
06/08/2012
Time Out Chicago visits the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Latest exhibition review for Time Out Chicago is actually in Bentonville, Arkansas!
http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/art-design/15409076/time-out-chicago-visits-the-crystal-bridges-museum-of-american-art

The weekend of the NATO summit, I headed for the hills—the Ozark Mountains, that is—and visited the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Founded by Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton, the museum opened in Bentonville, Arkansas, home to Wal-Mart’s headquarters, in November 2011.

Great new exhibition at the Peggy Notebaert Museum. "Bikes! The Green Revolution"http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/...
04/13/2012
“Bikes! The Green Revolution”

Great new exhibition at the Peggy Notebaert Museum. "Bikes! The Green Revolution"
http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/museums/15240566/%E2%80%9Cbikes-the-green-revolution%E2%80%9D

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s “Bikes! The Green Revolution” explores Chicago’s love affair with human-powered, two-wheeled transport. Divided into three parts, the show offers a good mix of hands-on material for kids and artifact-oriented displays for adults with an emphasis on Chicago history. “B...

If you are free Thursday evening (Feb 9) come see the Bayard Rustin presentation at the Chicago History Museum, part of ...
02/08/2012
Chicago History Museum | Out at CHM

If you are free Thursday evening (Feb 9) come see the Bayard Rustin presentation at the Chicago History Museum, part of the "Out at CHM" program series.

In February of 2003, Mayor Richard M. Daley was reelected to his fifth consecutive term. This was also Chicago's second ever nonpartisan mayoral election.> Learn more

In between exhibition development and writing gigs, I've been working on a new blog about modern architecture and design...
11/16/2011
Modern Before Mies

In between exhibition development and writing gigs, I've been working on a new blog about modern architecture and design in Chicago between the two world wars.

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Franck Mercurio is a professional exhibition content developer and arts writer & editor. In his work, Franck collaborates with museums, galleries, and cultural organizations to create content, edit publications, curate exhibitions, raise money, and promote institutional missions through engaging storytelling.

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