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5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States

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November 2017

School and Studio Art Sale + Fundraiser Members Preview

November 25
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Members get a special chance to preview and shop for holiday gifts this season at our School and Studio Art Sale! Find your unique gift and support Hyde Park artists. We’ve got something for everyone on your list with ceramics, prints, paintings, and more! All work is made by artists in our School and Studios. 25% of proceeds go to supporting education programs at Hyde Park Art Center.      

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School and Studio Art Sale + Fundraiser

November 26 - December 3
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Shop for holiday gifts this season at our School and Studio Art Sale! Find your unique gift and support Hyde Park artists. We’ve got something for everyone on your list with ceramics, prints, paintings, and more! All work is made by artists in our School and Studios. 25% of proceeds go to supporting education programs at Hyde Park Art Center. Sale runs from November 26 -December 3

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Finding Ourselves in Nature

November 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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O.L.A.F.T. Lead Artist Doug Fogelson speaks with Openlands Conservation Manager, Aimee Collings, and Openlands Director of Communications, Brandon Hayes about the year-long artist residency project studying boundaries and conservation in preservation parks across Illinois.

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December 2017

Day Without Art

December 1 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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An International Day of Action and Mourning in Response to the AIDS Crisis In 1989 in response to the worsening AIDS crisis and coinciding with the World Health Organization’s second annual World AIDS Day on December 1, Visual AIDS organized the first Day Without Art. A Visual AIDS committee of art workers (curators, writers, and art professionals) sent out a call for “mourning and action in response to the AIDS crisis” that would celebrate the lives and achievements of lost…

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Materials Decoded: Final Presentations

December 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Amanda Williams and artists in residence will present their research on invented and repurposed materials to create new histories for cities. Refreshments will be served.

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Building for Tomorrow, Today

December 10 @ 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Perspective Drawing Participants will learn how to draw a street scene that creates the illusion of depth on a piece of paper.  They will be guided through constructing one and two point perspective drawings that will incorporate urban architectural buildings and elements.  Participants will have the opportunity to gain insight on creating vanishing points, analyze and interpret scale within a picture plan as well as create light and shadows for illusion enhancement. *Middle school aged students only.

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Second Sunday

December 10 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of music, art activities and more! Puppet Palooza - Come one come all to this puppet making workshop!  Create and play with your own puppet creation.  Teaching Artist Stephanie Lupu will also bring in her very own puppet creations. All materials will be provided. Classical guitarist Ney Allie, will be performing as part of "Embracing Chicago's Diversity Through Music" a project that celebrates Chicago's cultural diversity and encourages communities to keep alive their musical traditions…

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Films Inspired by Architects/ Architecture

December 10 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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The 90's: Architecture and Design Sunday, December 10, 2pm & 3pm Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Free Admission South Side Projections, the Hyde Park Art Center, and Media Burn Independent Video Archive present a screening of an episode of The 90’s, an award-winning series that was produced in Chicago and broadcast on PBS stations in prime time nationwide. Each weekly episode featured short videos produced by filmmakers across the country about a particular topic—love, or guns, or mass incarceration, or…

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Film Partnership with U of C Service League

December 14 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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"The Queen of Katwe (2016) directed by Mira Nair.  The film was shot entirely in Africa, in the Katwe slums in Kampala, Ugandan and in Johannesburg, South Africa.  More than one hundred Ugandans were hired as extras for the street scenes; eighty had no prior experience with cameras.  Nair set up an acting boot camp to help prepare the children for their scenes.  Most professional Ugandan actors settled for roles as extras. All are invited, Donation- $2 members; $5, non-members

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Fall Quarter Ends

December 16
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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End of HPAC's 2017 Fall Quarter!

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Artist Talk + Reception: Continuous Span

December 20 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Continuous Span: New Work from The Bridge Program features recent work developed by artists in the fall 2017 session of The Bridge Program at Hyde Park Art Center. Join us for an evening of artist talks by participants in the program to learn about how their projects developed and get insight into their studio practice. Continuous Span takes its name from the continuous span beam bridge. Making up some of the longest bridges in the world, a continuous span beam bridge elegantly…

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January 2018

Second Sunday

January 14, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of free family art making activities  

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Resilient Images Opening Reception: Artist talks, performances & more

January 14, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Please join us for an evening celebration of the Resilient Images exhibition, featuring new work from Justine Pluvinage (Paris) and David Schalliol (Chicago/Minneapolis) created during a two-year international residency exchange project in collaboration with the Centre régional de la photographie Nord—Pas-de-Calais (CRP) located in the North of France. 3:00PM - Reception Begins 3:30PM - Micro talks with curators Muriel Enjelran (Director of the CRP/), Megha Ralapati (Residency Manager, HPAC), & Allison Peters Quinn (Director of Exhibitions, HPAC) and participating artists, Justine Pluvinage and David…

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Martin Luther King Day of Reflection: Film Program and Discussion

January 15, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Filmmaker Floyd Webb curates a selection of short films highlighting the Black Arts/Black Power movements, including a short film on the Wall of Respect. Floyd Webb is the founder of the Blacklight Festival of International Black Cinema.

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Neighbors Night

January 26, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Hyde Park area neighbors are invited for an evening of art making activities, music, films and refreshments.

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The Artist’s Artist: Bill Walker

January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Friends of Walker discuss his impact and influence on a new generation of socially-conscious artists in Chicago and across the world. Artist and educator, Turtel Onli, photographer and author John Pitman Weber, and exhibiting artist Dorian Sylvain join artist and activist Arlene Turner-Crawford in discussing the pivotal role Walker and his artwork played in the Chicago art community.

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February 2018

Second Sunday

February 11, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Join us for free family art making activities

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Wall—to—Wall

February 21, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Sound artists Peter Maunu and Ryan Packard and visual artist Nelly Agassi collaborate to perform an untraditional concert.  Using the walls, amplification, and a long wire bisecting the gallery, the artists transform architectural space designed by architect, Doug Garofalo into a musical instrument.

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March 2018

Super Sunday

March 11, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Dorian Sylvain, educator and artist exhibiting her work in Gallery 5 leads a free hands-on art-making activity for all ages. The project will address social justice themes that connect Sylvain’s and Bill Walker’s work. DJ Ayana Contreras will curate a selection of jazz records and tunes that come from the era of  Urban Griot  works on display. 

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April 2018

Second Sunday

April 8, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of free family art making activities

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Loud and Clear: Speaking the Language of Bill Walker

April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Bill Walker’s use of lyrics, poems, and personal text in his work is important to understanding the social codes and cultural signifiers he criticized through his art work. Moderated by Romi Crawford, Victor Sorell and Jeff Huebner will discuss the various modes of expression in Walker’s work and the efficacy in getting across his message of social justice to the community.

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