‘Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists’ with Leslie Buchbinder, Lilli Carré, and Tomeka Reid

The critically acclaimed documentary Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagistswhich provides a lively introduction to Chicago’s vibrant art scene of the late 1960s and 1970s, including the debates around regionalism and marginalization. The film features several artists included in Mia’s “Art from Chicago” exhibition. A discussion will follow with Tomeka Reid who composed the critically acclaimed soundtrack), Lilli Carré who created the film’s animations, and film  director Leslie Buchbinder.

Tomeka Reid on cello and Adam Vida on drums free performance at 5 PM in museum lobby.

This program is supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art as part of Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation exploring Chicago’s art and design legacy, with presenting partner The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

$10, $5 My Mia members, free to members of the Paintings Affinity Group. Register online or call 612.870.6323. Tickets available August 13.