Hyde Park Art Center is an accessible facility. Please call us with any questions or requests at 773.324.5520.
Take the #6 Jackson Park Express to E. Hyde Park Blvd. and Cornell Ave.; walk half a block north to 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Or, take the #15 Jeffrey or #28 Stony Island to E. Hyde Park Blvd. and Lake Park Ave.; walk one block east and half a block north to 5020 S. Cornell Ave. For detailed maps and schedules, visit the CTA’s website at www.transitchicago.com.
You also can take the Metra Electric to the 51st/53rd Street stop. Exit at 51st Street, walk half a block east and turn left (north) on Cornell to 5020 S. Cornell Ave.
The University of Chicago’s buses also run by the Art Center - the East route, for example, will drop you off right in front of our building!
By car, take Lake Shore Drive South to E. Hyde Park Blvd. (51st Street). At the end of the exit, make a left onto S. Chicago Beach Drive (unmarked). Follow the road as it curves right and becomes E. Hyde Park Blvd. Pass through one traffic light. The next right is Cornell Ave.; make a right onto Cornell Ave. The Art Center is half a block North at 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Limited parking is available in the Art Center’s parking lot (North of the building); street parking is also available.
The Art Center’s lot offers limited parking on a first-come, first-served basis. The only lot controlled by the Art Center is directly north of the building. Parking in any other lot may result in towing, and the Art Center is not responsible for cars parked in any other lot. Paid parking is available at Regents Park, 5050 S. Lake Shore Drive (garage access off of S. East End Ave.). To get to the Regents Park lot from the Art Center, drive north on Cornell to E. 50th Street and make a right. At the stop sign, make a right onto S. East End Ave. Drive south on East End; Regents Park will be on your left, and the garage entrance is before the light at E. Hyde Park Blvd. Regents Park is a short two-block walk to the Art Center.
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Celebrate your birthday with the Hyde Park Art Center! Let the Art Center host your party for children ages 3 and up. For up to 15 children, we can plan fun and exciting art activities led by an Art Center Teaching Artist. Activities include puppet-making, ceramics, painting and drawing, and more!
To request a birthday party at the Hyde Park Art Center, fill out a birthday party request form. Please return the completed form to Jeannette Tremblay, School and Studio Manager:
By email: email@example.com
By fax: (773) 324-6641
By post: 5020 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
If you have questions or would like more information, please call Jeannette at (773) 324-5520 x 1007.
Due to limited availability, please schedule your party early.