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Virtual Center Sundays December

December 6, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us Sunday, December 6 @ 1-5 pm for our next Virtual Center Sunday! Virtual Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home!

Join us on Zoom:

Create Your Own Holiday Ornaments with Dorian Sylvain @ 1pm

Join Hyde Park Art Center teaching artist, Dorian Sylvain for our Center Sundays Artmaking Activity. With the holidays right around the corner, participants will work with Dorian to create their own DIY holiday ornaments for decorating this season!

Residency Dialogue with Chris Pappan and Megha Ralapati @ 2pm 

Join our Jackman Goldwasser Resident Artist, Chris Pappan, and our Residency Manager, Megha Ralapati, for a conversation reflecting on Chris Pappan’s year long residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. The dialogue will touch on the space of the residency, both physical and psychological, and its impact on the artistic practice. They will also discuss what’s next for Pappan post residency  regarding new projects, new approaches, and expanded ideas for his work.

Artist Talk and “Cuts and Beats” Exhibition Walkthrough with Cecil McDonald Jr. @ 3pm

Join Chicago based artist, Cecil McDonald Jr. for a virtual walkthrough and artist talk for his upcoming exhibition, “Cuts and Beats.” In his upcoming exhibition, McDonald Jr. uses photography, video, and text to explore intersections of masculinity, ancestry, and the artistic and intellectual pursuits of Black Americans. “Cuts and Beats” refers to the title of McDonald’s most recent body of work in which the artist subverts historical images, like publicity stills from Black artists in the Vaudeville and Minstrel era, by transforming them using techniques of photo collage, video, and performance combined with his own photographs.

Artist Work Exchange with Virtual Resident Artists @ 4pm

Join our Virtual Resident Artists from Malaysia and Chicago for an international exchange of archival performances and works shared during their artist studio visits. In October, we brought together six artists from Malaysia and Chicago to discuss Anti-Racist Artmaking at Home and Abroad. Featuring works from Chicago Artists, Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero, Nikki Patin, and Jenn (Po’Chop) Freeman, and Malaysian artists Dhinesha Karthigesu, and Rupa Subramaniam. Generously supported by Asian Cultural Council.




December 6, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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