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MLK Day “Freedom Family” Celebration

January 20, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MLK Day “Freedom Family” Celebration

Join Hyde Park Art Center for an afternoon celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a series of workshops, performances and film! Take a family photo in a photo booth with photographer Tony Smith, learn about the history of black portraits and images with resident artist Zakkiyyah Najeebah, create vision boards, buttons and prints with teaching artists, and our teens, stay for the James Baldwin documentary and performances from AJ McClennon and hear family stories with The Silver Room’s storytelling series, Grown Folks Stories. Free and open to the public. All ages.


  1. Artful Aging African Stamp Making with Mary Young

  2. Concerned Black Image Makers Discussion with Zakkiyyah Najeebah

  3. Family Photos with Tony Smith

  4. HPAC Teens Black History Button and Sticker Making

  5. Vision Boards with Dorian Sylvain

  6. Portrait Printmaking


AJ McClennon

Family Stories with The Silver Room’s Grown Folks Stories


I Am Not Your Negro


January 20, 2020
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Hyde Park Art Center
5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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