Artist Workshop: Edra Soto

  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Four people craft seashells by pressing clay into molds on a table.
Visitors participating in Edra Soto’s Open 24 Hours project during the MCA’s 50th Anniversary Weekend, Oct 21, 2017
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago


Edra Soto hosts monthly workshops in the Commons as part of Open 24 Hours, inviting visitors to transform discarded liquor bottles—as well as refuse from their own neighborhoods—into beautiful artworks.


Bottle Pick-Up Instructions

Open 24 Hours Participants,

Thank you for adding artwork to the project and adopting a bottle. The exhibition closes on February 25 and we would love for you to take your beautiful bottle home. Here is what you need to know to get your artwork:

Pick-Up Days and Times:
Thursday, February 22 10 am–5 pm
Friday, February 23 10 am–9 pm
Saturday, February 24 10 am–5 pm

All bottles left at the MCA after 5 pm on Saturday, February 24 will be returned to the artist.

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