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A New Look

Sometimes you need to change things up. Maybe it's your wardrobe. Other times it's your apartment. Whatever the case, a new look keeps things fresh and gives you a chance to update things. Here now you have the Hyde Park Art Center's revamped website, our chance to get rid of the big hair and skinny jeans of the past and clean things up a bit.

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Open Crit with Hamza Walker

Last Thursday's Open Crit featured Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Associate Curator for the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, as he joined facilitator Dawoud Bey, professor of photography at Columbia College and a board...

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a crafty christmas


The holiday season is full of creative things to do for us creative minded people. Blogs and articles full of DIY wrapping paper, cards, ornaments, and decorations galore. HPAC is here to help aid in your creative thinking. This past month, kids...

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From NYC to HPAC

I arrived in Hyde Park on a surprisingly warm September day in 2007. Coming from New York City, where I was born and raised, Chicago seemed to have a small-town vibe and Hyde Park seemed to be a sleepy little neighborhood where I would embark on a...

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Let's Get Critical

Most artists, said local painter Kate Friedman in a recent Chicago Tribune article, "hunger for serious dialogue about art." The Hyde Park Art Center gave three artists a chance for just that dialogue this Thursday, February 25, at our monthly...

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Second Sunday Celebrations!

There was a lot to celebrate this Sunday at the Hyde, with Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year coinciding with five, count 'em five, exhibition openings! As part of the festivities, teaching artists Aurora and Shoshanna taught us how to make...


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