A walking tour of Bronzeville connects the past to present

Behind the Scenes: Gallery 19 celebrates first year

Tommy and Doug make sure Murray’s work is level and at a standard gallery height of 60 inches at the middle of the piece. “It’s both an art and a science,” Doug says. “There are the technicalities of hanging the work, but then there’s an art to making it look good.”

Gallery 19 owner Tommy Reyes and his husband Doug Reyes make sure artist Jennifer Murray’s work is level and at a standard gallery height of 60 inches at the middle of the piece. “It’s both an art and a science,” Doug says. “There are the technicalities of hanging the work, but then there’s an art to making it look good.”

Gallery 19, a 600-square-foot modernist art space in Ravenswood, celebrated its one-year anniversary with its seventh show of the season on March 14.  The show  featured work by artists Patrick Manning, Jennifer Murray and Nicole White. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the science of opening a gallery show.

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Benjamin Kocian, 10, of Naperville, stands proud next to his puzzle creation.  “Geometry is far better than normal math,” he says.

Get a glimpse of Family Science Days

Kids and parents flocked to Family Science Days over the weekend for hands-on science learning experiences. Children of all ages shook hands with robots and peered through high-powered microscopes.

The free exhibit with loads of activities highlighted the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting in Chicago.  Chicago area museums, Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory hooked kids on science at a menagerie of booths.

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