Spring 2018 Open House

Spring 2018

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
6:00 to 9:00PM
Constellation | Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
ADA accessible
street parking available, accessible by CTA


As temperatures rise this spring, High Concept Labs brings the people together for some of the hottest new art in town. Get right to the action at HCL’s Spring Open House, where you’ll meet & greet dozens of current and former Sponsored Artists as they share a mix of their innovative works in progress and entertaining final pieces with you. Make new friends at Constellation and Links Hall and enjoy beverages, light bites, performances, installations, music, and much, much more. #HCLOpenHouse


Jan Bartoszek (Hedwig Dances)
Aquil Charlton
Yoshinojo Fujima (a.k.a Rika Lin)
Amir George

Kristina Isabelle & Claudia Hart
Annie Kielman & Joshua Patterson
Meg Leary
Cat Mahari

Nicole Mauser

Margaret Morris
Andy Slater
and more TBA


Experimental Sound Studio
Gwen Smuda, fibre artist
Jackalope Theatre
Links Hall
Lucky Plush Productions
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
Sophia Forero Designs
Vin Chicago


A tradition that reaches back to the beginning of the organization, HCL’s biannual Open House gives an opportunity for artists and audiences to come together and celebrate new artwork in an environment of experimentation and discovery. Each Open House includes exciting works by present and past Sponsored Artists, highlighting the diversity and impact that the program has made upon the Chicago arts landscape. Hundreds of participants enjoy new and interactive experiences amidst food and drink in an atmosphere of transformative celebration.



Links Hall



Presented in collaboration with Constellation | Links Hall