Bob Ross' Happy Trees in Chicago

Check out these cool animated GIF trees made by students in our Plug-In Studio program this month. Chicago's autumnal transition was definitely an inspiration for their digital creations!


We're looking forward to Spring!

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Charles Heppner, Transport, 2013, Digital C-Print mounted on plexiglass, 30 x 40 inches

It felt as if we’d never get here, but spring and summer are on our doorstep. We made it. The biting cold slowly but eventually loosened its grip, and daylight...


"The Hairy Who in Hyde Park" Panel Discussion

On November 7, three Hyde Park institutions, University of Chicago's Film Studies Center, the Smart Museum of Art, and the Hyde Park Art Center, came together for a screening of Pentimenti Productions' documentary film, Hairy Who &...


Interview with Resident Artist Susan Giles

We sat down with artist Susan Giles to discuss her creative process, her goals for her residency at the art center, and what she hopes people will take away from her exhibition, Scenic Overlook (April 19, 2015 – July 26, 2015).


Megha goes to Paris (and shares pictures)

Megha Ralapati, the Art Center's Residency and Special Projects Manager, has been invited by Institut français and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to travel to Paris to attend the Focus Visual Arts Program (FIAC and the Rennes...


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