Juried Exhibition Fri, Sep 27–Dec 8, 2019

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, August 5, 2019

EXHIBITION: Friday, September 27 through Sunday, December 8, 2019

Entry Requirements

Entrants must be photographers who regularly photograph jazz musicians in the Chicago area. By submitting your photographs, you represent and warrant that you are the photographer who created each photograph and that you hold the copyright for each photograph. There is no entry fee.

Submission and Selection Process

Each photographer may submit up to five (5) images for consideration. Please note: one “image” can be a collage of images or a series of multiple images (such as a triptych) as long as they are presented as one file.

The jury will review the submissions and select images that will be displayed. All photographers will be notified of the jury’s decisions by Monday, August 26, 2019.

Exhibition Process

The Logan Center will display selected work in Café Logan on the first floor. All decisions regarding image arrangement, placement, and lighting will be made by the Logan Center.

Please note that the Logan Center does not post prices or sell exhibited work. The Logan Center will make artist contact information available to patrons that express interest in their work.

Following the exhibition, framed works will be returned to the photographer. They can be picked up from the Logan Center beginning at 10 am Monday, December 9, 2019.

About the Exhibition

In conjunction with the annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival (September 28-29, 2019), and the second edition of the Second Monday Blues series, occuring the second Monday of each month starting in October, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts will stage a juried exhibition in Café Logan from Friday, September 27 to Decemeber 8, 2019. The exhibition will celebrate Chicago’s vibrant jazz and blues scene and showcase the talents of Chicago area photographers whose work includes original images of Chicago-based jazz and blues musicians.

Open Call for Submissions






Best Image at a Performance Hall

Best Musician Portrait

Best Image at a Club

Best Image at a Festival

Best Color Image

Best Black & White Image

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Return to Logan: On Display


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Sun: 11am-9pm

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Spring Break 2019 Hours

Logan Center Gallery
The Logan Center Gallery is currently closed and will reopen at 6:00pm April 5 with the Dept. of Visual Arts BA Thesis Exhibition: "for an easier recipe, sear pork shoulder"

Café Logan
Mar. 22: open until 8:00pm
Mar. 23-24: CLOSED
Mar. 25-29: 9:00am-2:00pm
Mar. 30-31: CLOSED
April 1: Resume normal hours

Logan Media Center
Mar. 22: open until 5:00pm
Mar. 23-31: CLOSED
April 1: Resume normal hours

Logan Shop
Mar. 23-31: Access only for DoVA students with Studios and Shop employees, usual access hours 
April 1: Resume normal hours

Box Office
Normal hours throughout the Break

Normal Hours
Logan Media Center

Sunday: 4pm-8pm
Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Logan Center Gallery
Opening November 16: Mariana Castillo Deball, Petlacoatl 

Normal Hours: 
Mon: Closed
Tue–Sat9 am–9 pm
Sun11 am–9 pm

Box Office
Tues-Sat: 12pm-6pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Open late during performances.

Café Logan
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Sat-Sun: 12pm-8pm