Tag Archives: Edward Hines National Forest

Chicago River and Canal Walking Tour: A History of Timber Extraction (Offsite Tour)

In conjunction with the exhibition Edward Hines National Forest, Sara Black, Raewyn Martyn and Brian Holmes with the Deep Time Chicago collective will take us to the convergence of the Chicago river’s south branch and the I and M Shipping Canal, including the Canal Origins Park. This convergence of canal and river is adjacent to […]

“Use Book” Readings and Discussion for the Edward Hines National Forest Exhibition

The Edward Hines National Forest Use Book examines the histories and adaptations of the forest through a collection of writing and interviews. The book is modeled on the 1905 Use Book published to guide early park rangers and forest “users” and appropriates select chapter topics from the 1905 publication as starting points for the new texts. […]

Super Sunday: Exhibitions Reception & Art Making Activities

The Art Center celebrates the new round of exhibitions with the artists and public and hosts several free art-making activities for the family. 1-4 PM: FREE ART ACTIVITIES Create something fun at the Art Center’s series of free, family-friendly art-making activities led by Hyde Park Art Center professional teaching artists. Join Candice Latimer to take a collection […]