Artists Run Chicago: Here and Now

Artists Run Chicago: Here and Now

Organized by Hyde Park Art Center in partnership with the Terra Foundation for American Art, this mini exhibition features projects by four of Chicago’s artist-run platforms that engage critical dialogue around Chicago neighborhoods through art interventions in public space.


Amuleto is a collaboration between the independent art spaces The Franklin, Mayfield, and Hyde Park Art Center to present artwork by artists that address the ideas of the amulet/amuleto: portable objects that are attributed to magical, emotional, or sentimental value.

Not Just Another Pretty Face 2023

An exhibition celebrating the eighth installment of Not Just Another Pretty Face, the triennial program that facilitates a fun and accessible commissioning process that builds lasting relationships between artists and patrons, creates a new base of support for artists, and invests in the vitality of Chicago’s cultural community.

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Candace Hunter: The Alien-Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E Butler

The Alien- Nation and Sovereign States of Octavia E. Butler is an exploratory installation of video, performance, collage, and painting that expands on Candace Hunter’s speculation of the future of human resilience in the wake of racial reckoning, climate change, and food scarcity.

A Universe of Self Experience

New paintings, drawings, photography, prints, and multimedia works demonstrate the intense study by young adult artists participating in Hyde Park Art Center’s Teen programs.

SURVIVING THE LONG WARS: Unlikely Entanglements

SURVIVING THE LONG WARS: Unlikely Entanglements reveals the connections that emerge between personal and collective histories of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities marked by the legacies of the two longest wars in US history—the “American Indian Wars” and the “Global War on Terror.” 

Regarding The Missing Objects

Guest curated by the art historian and critic, Ruslana Lichtzier, the exhibition Regarding the Missing Objects presents artworks by eight contemporary artists that draw attention to the schism between artistic knowledge production and institutional power while spotlighting the hidden force of censorship in forming both aspects.

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