Tag Archives: Dream

Dream Activations: “Whose Lakefront?” and “The Dirty Books”

JeeYeun Lee and Sarabeth Dunton activate their art works in Dream. JeeYeun Lee will invite guests to take home the red sand used in her public art project Whose Lakefront, which foregrounds the occupation of Native land by marking the boundary of unceded territory in the heart of Chicago’s downtown using a line of red […]

Immigrant Owned with Jonathan Castillo

Join Center Program Artist Jonathan Castillo for a panel discussion with small business owners who are a part of Castillo’s immigrant owned project. Discuss the ins and outs of running a small business as a migrant, how that impacts their work, and learn each entrepreneur brings to their respective communities and the city of Chicago. […]

Dream Activations: “Whose Lakefront?” and “The Dirty Books”

JeeYeun Lee and Sarabeth Dunton activate their art works in Dream. JeeYeun Lee will invite guests to take home the red sand used in her public art project Whose Lakefront, which foregrounds the occupation of Native land by marking the boundary of unceded territory in the heart of Chicago’s downtown using a line of red […]

The New Futurists: On Afro-Indigenous and Latinx-Futurism

Center Program and Dream Exhibition artists, Teresita Carson Valdéz, Monica Rickert-Bolter, Cydney M. Lewis, and Cecilia Beaven, will discuss their works featured in the Dream exhibition, and what it means to incorporate and transform the cultural heritage within their work and imagine the future and mobility of a cultural aesthetic for a new world. Moderated […]

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 […]

Dream Activations: “Whose Lakefront?” and “The Dirty Books”

JeeYeun Lee and Sarabeth Dunton activate their art works in Dream. JeeYeun Lee will invite guests to take home the red sand used in her public art project Whose Lakefront, which foregrounds the occupation of Native land by marking the boundary of unceded territory in the heart of Chicago’s downtown using a line of red […]

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 […]

Center Days: Dream

Join us for the first Center Days of 2022 as we celebrate our new block of exhibitions: Dream, Touch Points, Malika Jackson: Whispers of a World Without Words, and Continuous Span. The family-friendly day includes intergenerational art making activities, artist workshops, artist talks, open studios, a curatorial tour of the Dream exhibition, which features work […]

Dream Activations: “Whose Lakefront?” and “The Dirty Books”

JeeYeun Lee and Sarabeth Dunton activate their art works in Dream. JeeYeun Lee will invite guests to take home the red sand used in her public art project Whose Lakefront, which foregrounds the occupation of Native land by marking the boundary of unceded territory in the heart of Chicago’s downtown using a line of red […]