Current Exhibitions

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The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle

Exhibition and collaborative experimental program takes a seemingly pedestrian topic of "the middle" and turns it on its head.

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Front & Center

Multi-media work by 25 artists from the 2014 class of the Center Program.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Ground Floor

A survey exhibition of multi-media work by promising artists who have recently emerged from Chicago's top level MFA programs in 2013 and 2014.

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Melika Bass: new work

Melika Bass expands the territory of her gothic world in a new installation.


An exhibition of student work by the Hyde Park Art Center’s ArtShop program cultivating creative talent in a select group of teenagers from South Side area high schools.

Nature's Matrix

New photography by Charles Heppner and sculpture by Diane Jaderberg.

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Nancy Lu Rosenheim: Swallow City

A new mixed-media installation that personifies nature in both abject and confectionery terms. 

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Susan Giles: Scenic Overlook

Our 2014-2015 Chicago artist in the Jackman Residency Program, Susan Giles debuts a series of large wooden sculptures that alter our perception of the skyscraper.



A group exhibition of contemporary art work influenced by the field of cosmology guest-curated by Steven L. Bridges selected and supported by the Contemporary Art Council.