Lagoons Sessions Poetry Friday May 19th 7:30-10pm Uptown Arts Center

Quarterly poetry reading hosted by Lagoons Sessions, curated by Paul J. Ryan


4th Session Insight-Portrait Saturday 12/2 10-1pm $12

3 hour drawing session with a focus on portraiture

In+sight Portrait Insight CALL for ARTISTS 4 sessions of 3 hour length, $40 for all . Register by October 30th at

Insight Portrait Sessions

Join our Insight Portrait Project: Participants from Northside Housing’s Uptown Men’s shelter, a transitional living program, will model (clothed) on four Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm: November 4, 11, 18 and… Continue reading

Saturday, October 14th: Lagoons Sessions Poetoberfest + Open House Chicago

Lagoons Sessions presents Poetoberfest, beginning at 2 pm on Saturday, October 14th in the Uptown Arts Center 4th floor gallery space at the Preston Bradley Center. Poetoberfest will include readings by Simone Jubnya,… Continue reading

Lagoons Sessions Poetry Reading/Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition

Art Reception Friday September 15th 5-8pm  Music by Sean Kelly’s “Lost Horizon”  Poetry reading begins promptly at 8pm.  4th floor gallery Preston Bradley Center 941 W Lawrence Avenue  Free and open to the… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition, Opening September 15, 5 – 8 pm

Please join the artists of Uptown Arts Center for an opening reception at the Uptown Arts Center Gallery in the Preston Bradley Center on September 15, from 5-8 pm. The exhibition will also… Continue reading

Lagoons Sessions: September 15, 8-10 pm

The poetry reading starts promptly at 8pm

Lagoons Session poetry tonight 8-10 pm (soft open for “Artists of Uptown Arts Center” 6-8 pm) 4th floor gallery