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Mana Contemporary Chicago

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2233 S. Throop St. (enter on east side of building)




George Nimmons,1926


The red-brick former Commonwealth Edison warehouse and tower is now home to Mana Contemporary Chicago. This rapidly expanding art center contains exhibition spaces, classrooms, a central cafe, a library, dozens of artist studios and more. Mana spaces and programs connect dozens of local arts organizations and artists of diverse disciplines. Tenants and program participants include painters, sculptors, photographers, dancers, filmmakers, audio producers and others. The unique and growing campus-like environment helps educate and support emerging artists. It also showcases the practices, processes and ideas of Chicago’s arts community to the public.

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