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Virtual Center Sundays February: Teen Takeover

February 7, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us Sunday, February 7 @ 1-4 pm for our next Virtual Center Sunday. This month’s Center Sundays will be a teen takeover! Our Hyde Park Art Center teens will be front and center this month —all programs are curated by our Youth Art Board.

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 on Zoom here:

Virtual Walkthrough of our Teen Exhibition “Next Window, Please” @ 1pm via Zoom

Take a virtual walkthrough our upcoming Teen Exhibition, “Next Window Please.” The exhibition includes documentation of the community engaged work that the Art Center’s Youth Board of Artists (YBA) organized this Summer. During the 2019-2020 year, the young artists experienced the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the powerful wave of organized protests for racial justice that resulted from the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, among many others. This exhibition is a celebration of young artists and their power.

Artist Talk with Hyde Park Art Center Tzoe Rivera @ 2pm via Zoom

Join our us for an Artist Talk with one of our teens, showcasing work in our upcoming teen exhibition, “Next Window Please.” Learn more about the multi-disciplinary work of Tzoe Rivera and gain insight into her practice at the Hyde Park Art Center, and at home. Check out an excerpt from her poem, “I am Woman, I bleed when the moon shows her face, she guides me. My hips sway to the sounds of nature, the girl I once was speaks to me, but only on nights like this.”

Short Screening from Amir Johnson @ 2:30pm on Zoom

Join one of our teens, Amir Johnson, for a screening of his short film followed by a talkback about his work.

The Teens interview Walter Massey on “Navigating the Art World” @ 3pm on Zoom

Join our teens for a conversation about how to navigate the ins and outs of the art world with Hyde Park Art Center Board Member, Walter Massey. Walter Massey is the former President and current Chancellor of the School of the Art Institute.

The event is free and open to the public.



February 7, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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