Tag Archives: Close Encounters

Cargo Yard Sale

Everything must go! Come and complete Daniel du Bern’s floor installation by attending his yard sale. It’s your chance to purchase the television, plants, tires and other flotsam that comprised the installation. All reasonable offers considered. Proceeds go towards future installments of the CARGO project. January 24, 3-5 pm

Talk with the Artist: Juan Angel Chavez

Join Chicago-based artist Juan Angel Chavez as he shares his story of how a three week research visit to New Zealand inspired Bogart, an impressive two-story wood installation encasing the Art Center’s main stairway. Bogart was commissioned as part of the exhibition Close Encounters, currently showing in Gallery 1. Thursday, December 17 6 pm

Art Thing

This monthly informal artists talk allows you direct access with the artist themselves. Ask them your questions while you view their exhibition and snack on wine and cheese. This month features Chuck Thurow, curator of the exhibit Close Encounters which brings together eight international artists to explore the common desire to maintain cultural traditions while simultaneously embracing […]

Exhibitions Opening Reception and Second Sunday

Join us for a jam packed Sunday, full of FREE event. First an opening reception of Close Encounters, and exhibition bringing together eight artists from across two continents to explore the common desire to maintain cultural traditions while embracing multicultural inclusiveness and (Re)Collect., an exhibition featuring the work of Hyde Park Art Center teaching artists. Also, drop […]

Pow Wow with Hyde Park Art Center

Join us for an authentic Pow Wow as the kick-off event for the year-long project and future exhibition Close Encounters. This project explores social/cultural gatherings and their venues with the objective of encouraging new forms of engagement between artists, art institutions and communities. Participating artists include Daniel du Bern (New Zealand), Tania Bruguera (US), Walker […]