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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 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 […]

Hyde Park Art Center Summer Term Now ‘Contribute-What-You-Can,’ Removing Barriers To Access For All Students and Providing Employment For Teaching Artists

Some 40 classes for all ages and skill levels, including children’s camp, to be offered;  registration now open for session beginning June 22, 2020 (June 12, 2020)  Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, is proud to announce that its entire online Summer class term […]

Hyde Park Art Center Announces Expanded International Opportunities for Chicago Artists

New multi-year partnerships with Asian Arts Council and CEC ArtsLink further connect Chicago artists to international art communities through new residencies. (Chicago, IL) – Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell Ave.) enthusiastically announces new collaborations with international foundations Asian Cultural Council (ACC) and CEC ArtsLink, expanding existing opportunities for Chicago artists to attend residencies, […]

Hyde Park Art Center Presents “Expanded Fields” December 13, 2019 – February 23, 2020

Exhibition Features Works by Artists Experimenting with New Mediums Image: Kunal Sen, Two Abyss Staring at Each Other, 2019, oil and acrylic on canvas, 24 x 12 inches CHICAGO – Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell) is proud to present EXPANDED FIELDS, an exhibition of work from participants in New Edition, a pilot program […]

NEWS

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.