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June 2019

Artful Aging Film Collaboration with the Latino Film Festival

June 29 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging is our program for those 65+ but everyone is always welcome! This is a free event This film collaboration is curated by the Latino Film Festival. The Film: Cinnamon/Canela Mexico/ 2011/ 100 min Director: Jordi Mariscal Genre: Comedy Spanish w/ English Subtitles Synopsis: Tradition, family and the love for cooking are a little girl’s gifts as she touches the lives of the people she loves.  Maria, a precocious child, has enough energy and creativity to bring joy and…

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HIGH CONCEPT LABS & HYDE PARK ART CENTER

June 29 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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These public event introduces the THICK TIME RADIO STATION project by Karen Christopher, Simon Persighetti and Katie Etheridge. TTRS is focused on the transmission and reception of imperceptible influences, making visible what we might otherwise fail to see, and bringing to attention what is already going on rather than creating or inventing actions.

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July 2019

MY PRESSURE SUIT–A SPECIAL PRESENTATION AND DIALOGUE WITH DARK MATTER

July 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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8 Likening the feeling of marginalization and othering in a Black femme body to being adrift in outer-space, Kamilah Rashied’s autobiographical work, My Pressure Suit, examines through prose, poetry and short stories, what it means to carve out a space where one can fully appear despite the mechanisms of erasure. In its ninth iteration of public presentation, this ongoing “program in progress” lives in conversation with the aspiration for transcendence and healing inherent in the Dark Matter exhibition by Folayemi…

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BRIDGE PROGRAM: Closing Reception & Artist Talks

July 9 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Continuous Span: New Work from The Bridge Program features recent work developed by artists in the spring 2019 session of The Bridge Program at Hyde Park Art Center. Join us for an evening of artist talks by participants in the program to learn about how their projects developed and get insight into their studio practice. Artists include Shelby Stone, Anita Orlikoff, Lucia Calderon, Nathan Margoni, Jenny Halpern, Dionne Victoria, Karen Dana, Denise Hoover, Andrea Mendez, Ellen Campbell, Lisa Jenschke, and curated…

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Mind & Matter: Meditation & Yoga

July 10 @ 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Mind & Matter: Meditation & Yoga as part of Dark Matter: Celestial Objects as Messengers of Love in These Troubled Times. Every other Wednesday, we welcome you into the transformed Gallery 1 space to take some time for yourself.You can choose to participate in one or both parts of these bi-weekly programs. Pillows will be available for meditation, but please BYO-mat and water for Yoga as limited supplies are available on site. May 8 & 22 June…

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Celestial Messages: LP Catalog Recording Event

July 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Dark Matter: Celestial Objects as Messengers of Love in These Troubled Times is a solo exhibition at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago) by artist and designer, Folayemi (Fo) Wilson that reconsiders the power of objects to create a dynamic atmosphere for reflection, meditation, and healing On site in Gallery 1, we will be capturing the live performance of noted poet and visual artist Krista Franklin, who will present a long form poem in response to the work, accompanied by celebrated…

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80 Years Young: Hyde Park Art Center’s 80th Anniversary

July 13 @ 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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We are thrilled to invite you to celebrate 80 years of the Hyde Park Art Center! Join us at any point in the day to encounter free art making activities, School & Studio drop-in demos, new exhibitions, Creative Wing Open Studios and music provided by WHPK and Central Air, courtesy of Jared Brown.   Visitors can also contribute to our time capsule project 80 Years More. Poets in Residence will be on site facilitating and collecting your wishes for how…

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Hyde Park Art Center Artists visit Hairpin Arts Center (Off-Site Event)

July 18 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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July 18 Join Hyde Park Art Center artists visits to @ Hairpin Art Center (offsite from HPAC) 4:30pm - walkthrough of exhibition (w/HPAC artist group) 6pm artist talk and roundtable

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Artful Aging Film Collaboration with the Latino Film Festival

July 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging is our program for those 65+ but everyone is always welcome! This is a free event This film collaboration is curated by the Latino Film Festival. The Film: Dancing the Cha Cha Cha/ Bailando Chachachá Cuba/ 2005/ 102 min Directed by: Manuel Herrera Genre: Musical Spanish w/ English Subtitles Synopsis: This musical, which takes place in the 1950's in the context of the birth of the Cha Cha Cha, describes the conflicts of a Cuban family. Conflicts that…

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Mind & Matter: Meditation & Yoga

July 24 @ 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Mind & Matter: Meditation & Yoga as part of Dark Matter: Celestial Objects as Messengers of Love in These Troubled Times. Every other Wednesday, we welcome you into the transformed Gallery 1 space to take some time for yourself.You can choose to participate in one or both parts of these bi-weekly programs. Pillows will be available for meditation, but please BYO-mat and water for Yoga as limited supplies are available on site. Meditation with Michelle Nordmeyer 5:15…

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August 2019

CURATOR TOUR OF THE TOKYO SHOW: BLACK & BROWN ARE BEAUTIFUL

August 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Curator Asha Iman Veal as part of The Tokyo Show: Black and Brown Are Beautiful, where she will be facilitating a dialogue around the exhibition and provide illuminations around the artists work and practice. “Seeking ways to constantly expand one’s space both literally and figuratively is a necessary challenge, but one that can be mastered and a way for people of color to thrive,” says Chicago-based curator Asha Iman Veal. “The instrumentality of ‘race’ is an attempt to restrict human…

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Artful Aging Film Collaboration with the Latino Film Festival

August 17 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging is our program for those 65+ but everyone is always welcome! This is a free event This film collaboration is curated by the Latino Film Festival. The Film: Sofia and the stubborn man / Sofia y el Terco Colombia / 2012 / 82 min. Director: Andrés Burgos Genre: Comedy Spanish w/ English Subtitles Synopsis: Widower Renato gazes longingly at the sea from his mountaintop home, a reminder of the promise he made his beloved wife 30 years ago that…

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EXHIBITION TOUR & BBQ: INTERSECTIONAL TOUCH the Center Program 2019 Exhibition

August 31 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Intersectional Touch highlights the multilayered art practices and a genuine interest in humanity demonstrated by this year’s artists participating in the 2019 Center Program. The program is the Art Center’s professional development initiative for artists ready to challenge their art work through experimentation, research, and critique while growing their peer community during a six-month course. Featuring new work by Yesenia Bello, Jared Brown, Liz Chilsen, Katie Chung, Barbara Ciurej, Shir Ende, Veronica Casado Hernandez, Wen Liu, John-Michael Korpal, India Martin, Ricardo Mondragon, Michael Moore, Elissa Osterland, Sara Rouse, Anne Stevens, Maryam Taghavi, Devi Vallabhaneni, Juliann Wang, Shanna Zentner and Chunbo Zhang. Image caption: Juliann…

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