Opening Friday, October 21st, from 6 PM - 9 PM
On view through Saturday, November 5th
Join us for a ONE-NIGHT ONLY Game Night and Pinball Tournament conducted by the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) hosted as part of DEPS’s fall exhibitions “Skillshot: The Collaborative Art of Pinball” and “Game Art vs Art Game”.
Two Gaming Exhibitions, One Game Night!
Skillshot: The Collaborative Art of Pinball Pinball Tournament
Curated by Mark Porter
September 6 – November 5, 2016
Starts at 6pm Sharp! Show up early to register!
Glass Curtain Gallery, 1104 S Wabash Ave, 1st Floor and 2nd Floor Flux Space
Organized by The International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), Game Night for Skillshot will include a tournament/fundraiser for Project Pinball, a charity organization that places pinball machines in children’s hospitals, in the Glass Curtain Gallery.
Trophies created by artist Angela Drobka, AKA The Trophy Witch- will be awarded for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and an award for the highest placing Columbia student.
Interested players can register via EventBrite link below.
**DONATIONS ARE SUGGESTED for the pinball tournament.
Game Art vs Art Game
Curated by VGA
August 18- October 28, 2016
Arcade Gallery, 618 S Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor
Simultaneously in The Arcade, VGA Gallery will also host an evening of game play with Game Art vs Art Game curators.
Founded in 2013 in the lively game community of Chicago, Video Game Art (VGA) Gallery seeks to increase cultural appreciation and education about one of the most important mediums of the 21st century — video games –through exhibition, study, and sale. VGA Gallery is an Illinois 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
Image credit: Rob Karlic (BA, Photography, 2015) Twilight Zone, digital image, 2016