A crowd gathered on a beautiful Thursday evening for another art and placemaking extravaganza in an alley tucked away by the Sullivan Center on Monroe Street. Under the theme TunnelVision, curated by Canvas, ACTIVATE transformed this historic space into a pixelated abyss, revitalizing the murals from past ACTIVATE events with digital media.
The Auditorium Theatre is one of Chicago’s very own National Historic Landmarks, one that has been an anchor for the Loop’s entertainment district since 1889. Known for its perfect acoustics, impressive architecture, and diverse programming, there’s no better way to see behind the scenes, and experience the beauty and history of the Auditorium than by taking a historic theatre tour.
July is synonymous with our nation’s independence, which Chicago fervently celebrates with BBQ and explosive fireworks. Besides the Fourth of July hoopla, however, there are a ton of summer-perfect things to do in the Chicago Loop.
Get to know curator of "ACTIVATE: TunnelVision" Vincent Naples who will be lighting up the Sullivan Center alley with digital media on July 12.
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