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“‘Not Just Another Pretty Face,’ the triennial art exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC),has raised $200,000 for the organization and 63 artists whose commissioned works aredisplayed across three galleries.

Scores of patrons commissioned the art, the proceeds of which are split between HPAC and the individual artists. In its seven iterations, the exhibition has raised more than $1 million.”

Hyde Park Herald, 2020

PRESS RELEASES

Hyde Park Art Center presents solo exhibition The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa

Hyde Park Art Center presents solo exhibition The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa April 26 – July 17, 2021 New works of installation and clay sculpture rooted in Mexican traditions and Southside Chicago experience showcased alongside earlier paintings   CHICAGO (April 13, 2021)—Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s […]

Hyde Park Art Center announces two major solo exhibitions: The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa and Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden: Shrouds by Faheem Majeed

Hyde Park Art Center announces two major solo exhibitions  The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa April 26 – July 17 Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden: Shrouds by Faheem Majeed May 3 – July 17   CHICAGO (March 4, 2021)—Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, […]

Hyde Park Art Center presents What Time Is It?: A Portrait Project by Irina Zadov 

Hyde Park Art Center presents  What Time Is It?: A Portrait Project by Irina Zadov  Digital façade featuring portraits of Chicago community leaders and thinkers  April 5 – May 1, 2021 CHICAGO (March 17, 2021)—Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces What Time Is […]

Hyde Park Art Center presents solo exhibition considering paradox of essential work force during pandemic Maggie Crowley: Playmate

Hyde Park Art Center presents solo exhibition considering paradox of essential work force during pandemic Maggie Crowley: Playmate April 12 – June 5, 2021   CHICAGO (March 17, 2021)—Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces Maggie Crowley: Playmate, a solo exhibition of new textile […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER ANNOUNCES ‘ARTISTS RUN CHICAGO FUND

     HYDE PARK ART CENTER ANNOUNCES ‘ARTISTS RUN CHICAGO FUND’  TO AWARD MORE THAN HALF MILLION DOLLARS ($560K) TO 70 CHICAGO ARTIST-RUN SPACES Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces the Artists Run Chicago Fund, a new regranting initiative providing more than half […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER CONTINUES FREE ALL-AGES INTERACTIVE  CENTER SUNDAYS PUBLIC PROGRAM

HYDE PARK ART CENTER CONTINUES FREE ALL-AGES INTERACTIVE  CENTER SUNDAYS PUBLIC PROGRAM February 7, 2021, 1-4 P.M. Latest installment in monthly series, now virtual, features three hours of Teen Takeover public programs in support of Art Center Teen Program’s upcoming exhibition “Next Window, Please!” Hyde Park Art Center will host its latest Center Sunday, an […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER HOSTS FREE VIRTUAL MLK DAY CELEBRATION

HYDE PARK ART CENTER HOSTS FREE VIRTUAL MLK DAY CELEBRATION:  Gamechangers & Name Changers Monday, January 18, 12-4 P.M. CHICAGO (January 7, 2021)— Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, proudly presents Gamechangers & Name Changers: A Virtual MLK Day Celebration, a virtual public program, […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER HOSTS INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL GALA

  Hyde Park Art Center hosts Interactive Virtual Gala Featuring conversations with artists Jeff Koons and Amanda Williams Saturday, November 21, 2020 Combination afternoon and evening Gala program free and open to the public. Sponsorships available including private Zoom party rooms, mailed packages, wine delivery, and other hospitality offerings. CHICAGO (November 12, 2020)— Hyde Park Art Center, […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER PRESENTS SOLO EXHIBITION CUTS AND BEATS: CECIL MCDONALD, JR. NOVEMBER 15, 2020 – March 7, 2021

HYDE PARK ART CENTER PRESENTS SOLO EXHIBITION  CUTS AND BEATS: CECIL MCDONALD, JR. NOVEMBER 15, 2020 – March 7, 2021   Exhibition of photomontages that combine historical and contemporary images to subvert racist representations of Black artists from history  CHICAGO (October 5, 2020)— Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located […]

HYDE PARK ART CENTER CONTEMPORARY ART HUB TO RE-OPEN SEPTEMBER 1 FOR POPULAR ‘ARTISTS RUN CHICAGO 2.0’ EXHIBITION SHOWCASING 50 INDEPENDENT ARTIST-RUN SPACES

HYDE PARK ART CENTER CONTEMPORARY ART HUB TO RE-OPEN SEPTEMBER 1 FOR POPULAR ‘ARTISTS RUN CHICAGO 2.0’ EXHIBITION  SHOWCASING 50 INDEPENDENT ARTIST-RUN SPACES   LIMITED ROSTER OF ON-SITE CLASSES ALSO LAUNCHES; ART CENTER FOLLOWS GUIDELINES TO RE-OPEN SAFELY FOR STUDENTS AND VISITORS   (August 18, 2020), Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for […]

NEWS

10 Events to Visit in Chicago in April  Chicago Magazine

Virtual HPAC gala raises $424,000  Hyde Park Herald, 2020

Fall Arts Preview 2020: Can’t-Miss Fall Art Events Newcity Art, 2020

From Claude Monet to Frank Lloyd Wright, there are museum shows to see this fall Chicago Tribune, 2020

Teen Art Councils Are Pushing for Change in Prestigious Museums teenVogue, 2020

September Art Picks Sixty Inches From Center, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center re-opens Sept. 1 with ‘Artists Run Chicago 2.0’ showcasing 50 independent art spaces Artdaily.com, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center to open first new show since advent of pandemic Hyde Park Herald, 2020

South Side Community Art Center To Be Honored With Shows By Faheem Majeed Block Club Chicago, 2020

Artists at Work: Faheem Majeed Hyde Park Herald, 2020

Artists still run Chicago Chicago Reader, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center Re-opening To Showcase 50 Independent Artist-Run Spaces Chicago Gallery News, 2020

Interview with Noah Hanna on ARC 2.0 WCPT 820 Chicago, 2020

Art fans can ‘contribute what you can’ at Hyde Park Art Center nwitimes.com, 2020

Kate Lorenz appeared on WGN Radio 720to talk about Community Supported School. WNG Radio 720, 2020

Andy Warhol Foundation Awards $4. M. to U.S. Arts Organizations Against Backdrop of Uncertainty in Cultural Sector Art News, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center Adapting With Changes The Arts Section, 2020

CPS Students Use Wood From Boarded-Up Downtown Bank To Tell Their Stories With New Mural Block Club Chicago, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center summer term “Contribute What You Can” The Chicago Crusader, 2020

A través del arte, así busca este programa en Chicago enseñar a niños, jóvenes y adultos

(Through art, this program in Chicago seeks to teach children, teens, and adults), Univision, 2020.

How Arts Organizations in Chicago Are Challenging Systemic Racism WTTW, 2020.

Around ‘The House’ checks in with Hyde Park Art Center and Evanston Art Connects WGN9, 2020.

Artist and her sons create mural for Hyde Park Art Center Hyde Park Herald, 2020.

Art Top 5: April 2020 New City Art, 2020

In Chicago, Artist-Run Spaces Remain the Lifeblood of the Art Community Artsy, 2020.

Hyde Park Art Center show links artists and patrons, and raises $200,000. Hyde Park Herald, 2020.

South Shore artist Faheem Majeed to produce new artwork for Hyde Park Art Center with 2020 Joyce Award. The TRiiBE, 2020.

Hyde Park Art Center receives $50,000 Joyce Foundation Award. Chicago Sun Times, 2020.

Message of Love: A Review of Fo Wilson at Hyde Park Art Center. Newcity, 2019.