Fall 2017 Open House

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hairpin Arts Center
2810 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
$20 / $60

Fall 2017 Open House

Thursday, October 19th 2017
7:00 to 11:00PM
Hairpin Arts Center
2nd floor 2810 N. Milwaukee Ave.
ADA accessible


$20 General Admission (includes two drink tickets)
$60 Special Admission (open bar, five raffle tickets, a thank you gift, plus two comp tickets to future HCL events*)


Celebrate the autumnal season with High Concept Labs this October at the 2017 Fall Open House. Support the growth of the organization and the great work of our past and present Sponsored Artists at the warm and inviting Hairpin Arts Center in Logan Square. Enjoy beverages and light bites, performances, installations, music, and much, much more—all while mixing with artists, supporters, and HCL staff. #HCLOpenHouse



Jessica Aszodi
Chicago Balinese Gamelan
Earsight Duo & Danny Clay

Hot Kitchen
Anthony Janas
Erin Kilmurray
A.J. McClenon
Nadia Oussenko
Andy Slater
Kevin Sparrow
Zafa Collective
and more TBA


Apollo Chorus
Bridgeport Coffee
Chicago Distilling Company
Drape Kings
Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Giordano Dance Chicago
Harris Theater
Koval Distillery
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lucky Plush
Marz Brewing
Music of the Baroque
Pleasant House Bakery
Vin Wines
Visceral Dance
Writers Theater


A tradition that reaches back to the beginning of the organization, HCL’s biannual Open House gives an opportunity for artists and audiences to come together and celebrate new artwork in an environment of experimentation and discovery. Each Open House includes exciting works by present and past Sponsored Artists, highlighting the diversity and impact that the program has made upon the Chicago arts landscape. Hundreds of participants enjoy new and interactive experiences amidst food and drink in an atmosphere of transformative celebration.

No alcohol will be for sale at this event; drink tickets are available with your admission ticket.

*A $20 value; excludes special events


Hairpin Arts Center





Presented in collaboration with Hairpin Arts Center