Public Events

Public Events

All events are free and open to everyone and take place at DePaul Art Museum unless otherwise noted.​

Upcoming Public Events


Brain Fuel Week: Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, November 14, 1–2pm

Join us at DePaul Art Museum for a 45-minute introductory mindfulness meditation session where you will learn to breathe deeply, relax, and destress in preparation for finals. No prior experience is necessary for mindfulness meditation. All students are welcome! Led by Katrina Wagner, DePaul Health Promotion Coordinator. Click here to register on DeHUB.

While you’re here, take a stroll through the galleries — slowing down and connecting with art mindfully can improve your mental wellbeing!


Tarot Reader Meet-up

Sunday, November 24, 2–4pm

Join us monthly at DPAM to meet other local tarot enthusiasts, learn a little something, trade readings, and make new friends! At this casual two-hour event, we'll spend the first half discussing a tarot topic and/or working through a tarot exercise together. Then, we'll break into smaller groups to trade readings with. This meet-up is free and open to tarot readers of all skill levels, from total beginners to full-time professionals! Attendees are asked to bring at least one tarot deck of their own. See on Facebook →

This meet-up will be hosted monthly on September 22, October 27, November 24, December 8, January 26, and February 23 from 2–4pm.

About the facilitators: Kristen Kaniewski and Ethan Schleeter are artists, museum professionals, and certified tarot readers who have been active in various Chicago tarot groups for the past few years. At previous DPAM events they have presented on subjects such as "Tarot Myths and Traditions" and "Tarot Symbolism."


Tarot Reader Meet-up

Sunday, December 8, 2–4pm

Join us monthly at DPAM to meet other local tarot enthusiasts, learn a little something, trade readings, and make new friends! At this casual two-hour event, we'll spend the first half discussing a tarot topic and/or working through a tarot exercise together. Then, we'll break into smaller groups to trade readings with. This meet-up is free and open to tarot readers of all skill levels, from total beginners to full-time professionals! Attendees are asked to bring at least one tarot deck of their own. See on Facebook →

This meet-up will be hosted monthly on September 22, October 27, November 24, December 8, January 26, and February 23 from 2–4pm.

About the facilitators: Kristen Kaniewski and Ethan Schleeter are artists, museum professionals, and certified tarot readers who have been active in various Chicago tarot groups for the past few years. At previous DPAM events they have presented on subjects such as "Tarot Myths and Traditions" and "Tarot Symbolism."


Tarot Reader Meet-up

Sunday, January 26, 2–4pm

Join us monthly at DPAM to meet other local tarot enthusiasts, learn a little something, trade readings, and make new friends! At this casual two-hour event, we'll spend the first half discussing a tarot topic and/or working through a tarot exercise together. Then, we'll break into smaller groups to trade readings with. This meet-up is free and open to tarot readers of all skill levels, from total beginners to full-time professionals! Attendees are asked to bring at least one tarot deck of their own. See on Facebook →

This meet-up will be hosted monthly on September 22, October 27, November 24, December 8, January 26, and February 23 from 2–4pm.

About the facilitators: Kristen Kaniewski and Ethan Schleeter are artists, museum professionals, and certified tarot readers who have been active in various Chicago tarot groups for the past few years. At previous DPAM events they have presented on subjects such as "Tarot Myths and Traditions" and "Tarot Symbolism."


Architectural Annotations Gallery Conversation and Book Signing with Julia Fish, Sarah Herda, and Dan Wheeler

Wednesday, January 29, 6–7:30pm

Accompanying her solo exhibition concurrently on view, artist Julia Fish guest-curated a selection of works on paper drawn largely from DePaul Art Museum’s collection. Featuring architectural plans, views, and elevation studies alongside annotated musical scores and graphic analyses, Architectural Annotations contextualizes Fish’s artistic inspirations and process. Join Fish in conversation with architect Dan Wheeler and Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Director Sarah Herda for an in-depth look into the exhibition followed by a book signing of DPAM’s newest catalogue, Julia Fish: bound by spectrum. See on Facebook →

Presented in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, DePaul Department of Art, Media, and Design, DePaul Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.


Tarot Reader Meet-up

Sunday, February 23, 2–4pm

Join us monthly at DPAM to meet other local tarot enthusiasts, learn a little something, trade readings, and make new friends! At this casual two-hour event, we'll spend the first half discussing a tarot topic and/or working through a tarot exercise together. Then, we'll break into smaller groups to trade readings with. This meet-up is free and open to tarot readers of all skill levels, from total beginners to full-time professionals! Attendees are asked to bring at least one tarot deck of their own. See on Facebook →

This meet-up will be hosted monthly on September 22, October 27, November 24, December 8, January 26, and February 23 from 2–4pm.

About the facilitators: Kristen Kaniewski and Ethan Schleeter are artists, museum professionals, and certified tarot readers who have been active in various Chicago tarot groups for the past few years. At previous DPAM events they have presented on subjects such as "Tarot Myths and Traditions" and "Tarot Symbolism."


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