Beginning with the first Pop Up Art Event in September of 2011, the MBACD has organized and sponsored a wide range of programming. Artists working in all media have been featured including painting, sculpture, video, photography, fashion, music, dance, and theater drawing a cumulative audience of over 29,000.

  • 2/15/2015 - Art Exhibit "Love: Lost & Found" conceptualized and organized by Tim Petrites.  Special thanks to Andrea Basarich and Mr. K.
  • 2/2015 - Documentary Film "I Am Divine" (Harris Glenn Milstead) organized by / lecturer Larry Lapidus
  • 1/6/2014 - Art Exhibit and Workshops "BEAD TOWN" Organized by Stephan Wagner
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  • 12/14/2013 - Pop Up "Holiday Arts & Crafts"
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  • 12/13/2013 - Motown Christmas Concert - Live Band organized by Nate Tate
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  • 12/6/2013 - Lecture/Movie/Book Signing - "Pete Seeger-The Power of Song" Organized by Ron Cohen
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  • 11/16/2013 - Lecture/Movie "The Maestro" Arturo Toscanini by Larry Lapidus
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  • 10/18/2013 - Renaissance Choral Concert "Chorus Angelorum" Directed by Mark Kruczek
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  • 10/12/2013 - Valparaiso University Art Faculty Exhibit "Aggregate" Curated by Gregg Herzlieb
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  • 9/28/2013 - Award Winning Movie "Everglades of the North" Questions & Answers with the producers
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  • 9/14/2013 - Art Exhibit "Dual Nature" Three Notre Dame Graduates
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  • 8/28/2013 - Photography Exhibit Camillo Vergara "The Dream Continues" Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
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  • 8/10/2013 - Hannah Barnes Exhibit "Line Drawing" Curated by Corey Hagelberg
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  • 8/3/2013 - NW IN Symphony Concert "South Shore Summer Music Festival" In Marquette Park
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  • 7/29/2013 - Tibetan Monk Sand Madala Painting "Sacred Arts Tour" Organized by Cari Kniola
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  • 7/20/2013 - Classic Auto Show & Pop Up Art - Organized by Gene Ayers
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  • 6/15/2013 - Tom Torluemke "Where's the Magician When You Need Him?" Organized by CISA
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  • 6/15/2013 - Graffiti Art & Pop Up "Lake Effeckt" Organized by CISA
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  • 6/8/2013 -Lecture/Movie - "Exit Through the Gift Shop" Introduced by Corey Hagelberg
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  • 5/11/2013 - Art, Music, & Dance Performance "Wirt Emerson Visual & Performing Arts" Wirt Emerson High Performance School
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  • 5/5/2013 - Lecture/Movie "Judy Garland The Concert Years" - Larry Lapidus Event
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  • 4/23/2013 - Ed Asner Performance "FDR" Co-sponsors with Mas Media VII
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  • 4/20/2013 - Lecture "Outsider Art" John Cain/Susanne Craig
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  • 3/15/2013 - Art Exhibit "Denny Davis Retrospective" Organized by Corey Hagelberg
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  • 2/9/2013 - Lecture/Movie "Leontyne Price Sings" Larry Lapidus Event
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  • 1/12/2013 - Lecture/Movie "Father of Modern Photography" Alfred Steiglitz by Larry Lapidus
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  • 12/8/2012 - Three Chicago Artists & Pop Up "In an Indescribable Vessel & Moving Rapidly Toward and Indistinct Shore" Christine Tarkowski, Jon Langford & Damon Locks Organized by Janet Bean
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  • 10/28/2012 - Carter Scott & Celeste Rue "An Opera Recital" Organized by Larry Lapidus at Temple Israel
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  • 10/13/2012 - Graduate SAIC & Pop Up "To Be Designed" Art Institute of Chicago show organized by graduate students in the Arts Administration and Policy program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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  • 10/12/2012 - Chorus Angelorum "Mozart Program" Mozart Program at St.Mary of the Lake
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  • 9/29/2012 - Lecture/Movie "La Davina - The Life & Career of Maria Callas" -Larry Lapidus Event
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  • 8/12/2012 - Emerging Artists & Pop Up "Emerging Perspectives" Ball State Graduate Artists - Corey Hagelberg Curated
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  • 8/25/2012 - Michael Jackson Exhibit & Films "Michael Jackson Visions" Organized by the Chicago Blues Museum
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  • 6/9/2012 Exhibit & Pop Up "Craig Smith Galleries" - Several prominent artists' work in the newly remodeled gallery
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  • 4/14/2012 Pop Up "Spring Pop Up"
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  • 1/29/2012 - Dr. Gail Archer Performance "Winter Organ Concert" - Nationally Recognized Grammy Award Nominated Organist
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  • 12/8/2011 - Pop Up "Holiday Arts & Crafts"
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  • 10/29/2011 - Pop Up "Halloween Pop Up"
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  • 9/24/2011 - Pop Up "Massive Art Attack"
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