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Sustenance: Chicago + the Food Chain Opening at Art Works Projects

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artworksprojectslogo625 AT 6:25 January 14
Sustenance: Chicago + the Food Chain
Exhibit Opening!

Amanda Rivkin & Heriberto T Quiroz look at food access for Chicago’s children

Opening Reception on January 14th
Please join photographers Amanda Rivkin and Heriberto T Quiroz along with WBEZ’s Monica Eng for a reception and community conversation to mark the launch of Sustenance: Chicago and the Food Chain. This new photography exhibition provides a unique view of the realities of child nutrition in Chicago and the ways that our agricultural and food policy decisions impact youth eating habits in schools and at home.

Wednesday, January 14th
6:25 – 9:00 PM Reception
6:45 – 7:15 PM Community Conversation

Sustenance: Chicago and the Food Chain is part of the 625 AT 6:25 series produced by ART WORKS Projects. Viewing hours are Saturdays 1:00 – 5:00 PM and by appointment during the week. Please contact us at to coordinate tours for students and interested organizations.


On Saturday, February 28, we are pleased to host a workshop and lunch with child nutrition and agriculture policy experts, food access innovators, and student chefs. We’ll talk about practices and policies in farming, food preparation, public spending, and the impacts of global food chain decisions on our children. Details!

Register for your FREE ticket here.
Please note: Space is limited and registration will close on February 15th.