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Hyde Park Art & Centered: A Wellness Day

Join us this Mental Health Awareness Month for a free day of wellness activities to center your mind with art, sound meditation, yoga, and workshops! Register here for the workshops below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hyde-park-art-centered-tickets-332246226407 Lonely Intersections Workshop (in Mueller Meeting Room) 11 – 2pm (Black Queer Specific) Join facilitator Abu Ansari for a participatory theatre session, culminating […]

The Shine of Black Skin – Contemporary Silverpoint from a Black Artist’s Perspective

Join Center Program and Dream Exhibition Artist D. Lammie-Hanson as she discusses and demonstrates the age-old 15th Century technique, silverpoint, used by Leonardo DaVinci and his contemporaries for writing and sketching. In this workshop and discussion, Lammie-Hanson will examine how black skin can be portrayed in this medium in art in our present day and […]

Virtual Talk: Folklore of Kimono – Imaginary Flowers

Join Center Program Artist Mayumi Lake and Dr. Ayako Yoshimura (University of Chicago Japanese Studies Librarian) for a virtual conversation about the history, myth, and the symbolic importance of flower designs in Japanese textiles and kimonos. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-talk-folklore-of-kimono-imaginary-flowers-tickets-260590622567 Mayumi Lake (b. Osaka, Japan) is an interdisciplinary artist, whose work delves into childhood and pubescent […]

Nightingale Movie Night: A Concrete Cloud

Join us in our parking lot with Nightingale Cinema for a socially distanced screening event! Films and videos by Stephanie Barber, Mike Stoltz and Alee Peoples, Jose Luis Benavides, Sky Hopinka, Annelies Kamen, Heehyun Choi, Keaton Fox, Breanne Trammell and Henry Hills. Programmed by Jesse Malmed. A Concrete Cloud A thousand words about the ineffable […]

Nightingale Movie Night: SQUISH SQUISH

Join us in our parking lot with Nightingale Cinema for a socially distanced screening event! This month’s theme is — Love, acceptance, and radical self-expression. Watch two artists self-actualize their identities in this mix and match of video diaries, music videos, and abstract narratives. One part digital drag, two parts gender euphoria. Embrace two bodies of […]

The Catalyst and Preservation of Cultural Institutions

Representatives from Chicago-based, culture-specific arts institutions discuss how such institutions are uniquely positioned to take on the role of culture keepers and enable communities of color to find power in their collective identities. Leading the roundtable conversation are Debra Yepa-Pappan, artist and Native Community Engagement Coordinator for the Native American Exhibition Hall at the Field […]