Current Exhibitions

03 Burghers Of El Rayo

Rodrigo Lara Zendejas: La Paz

A new installation of clay figurative sculptures, projection, painting and sound reimagining a childhood garden and shrine.

25 Coupled Palms 2

Alice Hargrave: Paradise Wavering

A series of large-format photography that presents a sophisticated relationship between place, color, material, and memory.

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Karen Reimer: Shoretime Spaceline

A site-specific installation that explores the history of Hyde Park Art Center’s current location.

Tina Tahir

Tina Tahir: Botany of Desire

Site-specific painted installation tangling the hallway gallery up in seductive vegetation.

Upcoming Exhibitions


New Projects x New Curators

New curatorial projects by participants enrolled in the Curatorial Practices course offered through the University of Chicago's Graham School in partnership with Hyde Park Art Center.

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New Business: 2016 Center Program Final Exhibition

Curated by Dan Devening, this exhibition includes work by Alejandro Acierto, Kayla Anderson, Jeffrey Austin, James Britt, John Browe, Marian Carow, Melissa Cook, Marcelo Eli, Brent Fogt, Deirdre Fox, Victoria Fuller, Azadeh Gholizadeh, Stephanie Graham, Yvette Kaiser Smith, Kelly Lloyd, Stacza Lipinski, Fidencio Martinez, Randall Miller, Connie Noyes, Injung Oh, Suzanne Torres, Melissa Weber, and Gwendolyn Zabicki


Ground Floor

Ground Floor is an ongoing biennial project that brings together work by Chicago’s most promising emerging talent, offering a single destination to see work by diverse artists that deserve to be supported.


This  group exhibition presents the work of Dublin-based and Chicago-based artists engaging with key issues that reflect the complexity of urban planning and importance of public space in the 21st Century.

The Ancient Language Of Jesus

Mary King: War Stories

Recent paintings and works on paper based on borrowed personal narratives from people involved in past and current world conflicts.

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Not Just Another Pretty Face

The sixth installment of an ongoing successful Art Center program encouraging new and diverse public to think of themselves as patrons or leaders of contemporary art. The exhibition presents over 50 new works by artists with possible participants such as Candida Alvarez, Juan Angel Chavez, Terry Evans, Tony Tassett, and many more.