M & J ART SHOW at Uptown Arts Center

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…why?

Lagoons Sessions Poetry: Friday, March 16th, 8 pm

An evening of poetry including an Open Mic* Gallery will open at 6 pm for SPRING Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition, featuring work by: David Paul Downs Chase Michelle Lawrence Jeffrey Littleton Elizabeth… Continue reading

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

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

Adieu for the Uptown Arts Center

As we step into 2021 and the Preston Bradley Center is for sale, our run as an arts center is coming to a close. I, as the founder, will be compiling a wonderous… Continue reading

Postponing all group events at UAC

Hello, we will be picking up our regular quarterly scheduling in May 2020 at Uptown Arts Center  

“Fantastic Aviary” & more…

Fantastic Aviary: Paintings, drawings, and puppets by Hereaclitus “Here” Vernon                              March 13 – April 4  2020 Friday March 13th… Continue reading

Artists of Uptown Arts Center at Peoples Church Chicago… “Leap into Art”

Hello, You are invited to the following event: LEAP INTO ART: GALLERY WALK AND SILENT AUCTION Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6:00… Continue reading

December 6: From the Fractal Edge with Hugh Schwartzberg for Lagoons Sessions + Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition

Join Lagoons Sessions on Friday, December 6 for Hugh Schwartzberg, “From the Fractal Edge” at the Uptown Arts Center 4th Floor Gallery at the Preston Bradley Center. The evening’s entertainment will also include… Continue reading

TONIGHT! John Goode Book Party 8pm

Join the Uptown Arts Center for a John Goode Book Party w/ Paul Ryan on Thursday, June 20th at 8:00 pm. This free event will include a Lagoons Editions book signing, open-mic hosted at… Continue reading

Thursday, June 20th: John Goode Book Party

Join the Uptown Arts Center for a John Goode Book Party w/ Paul Ryan on Thursday, June 20th at 8:00 pm. This free event will include a Lagoons Editions book signing, open-mic, and… Continue reading

Lagoons Sessions Poetry reading

Poetry reading, book signing, vintage movies and Open Mic

Friday, December 7th: Lagoons Sessions + Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition

Lagoons Sessions presents “The Night of a Thousand Bobs and One Nina!” This evening event will feature poetry readings by Bob Rashkow, Bob Lawrence, Bob Weinberg and Dina Stuart. Artists of Uptown Art Center will… Continue reading