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First Peek: Latest “Sleeping with the Artist” Installation at Kimpton’s Palomar Chicago Hotel

Apr 28, 2014 08:00AM ● By Megy Karydes

Photo Courtesy of Hotel Palomar Chicago

In what seems to be de rigueur, hotels are incorporating art galleries on their properties. The move makes sense and while not exactly new at this point, hosting wine receptions, gallery tours and unveiling parties to the public isn’t exactly common either.

That’s exactly what Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Chicago will be doing come Wednesday, May 7. The hotel invites the public to a free wine reception and will offer gallery tours in honor of the unveiling of a newly painted mural in the hotel’s Artist Suite by local up-and-coming street artist, FRESH.

In partnership with the Chicago art curators of Revolving Collections Gallery (whose mission is to make local artwork accessible), Palomar Chicago will be celebrating the latest “Sleeping with the Artist” installation and offer guided tours of three gallery floors at the hotel.

The event is free and open to the public. Guests will enjoy complimentary wine and light bites from the hotel’s popular restaurant, Sable Kitchen & Bar, while enjoying an evening of art.  

If interested in attending, please RSVP to Jake Forbes at Jake.Forbes at hotelpalomar dor com or call 312-985-0736.

Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Chicago

505 N. State Street

Chicago, IL 60654

WHEN:          5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Artist guided tours (floors 14, 15, 16 and Artist Suite)

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Wine reception* and raffle on 5th floor Gallery Ballroom

*Complimentary wine and light bites from Sable Kitchen & Bar will be offered throughout the evening.