Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Wheel of Life Curatorial Tour & Artist Talk

Join guest curator, Scott Wolinak, for an in-person tour of the Wheel of Life exhibition followed by a discussion with exhibition artists, Leslie Baum and Georgina Valverde, on their artistic practice, and translating and creating work to be used as a moving image for a zoetrope. Wolniak will discuss curating the exhibition, and working with […]

Whispers of Words: A Poetry Event

Join us in kicking off National Poetry Month and celebrating Malika Jackson’s exhibition, Whispers of a World Without Words, which features artworks paired with poetry from Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez and more! Local poets, Nikki Patin, Raych Jackson, Leslé Honore and Frankiem Mitchell, will bring the featured poetry to life and perform work of their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Roundtable Discussion: Architecture of Black Life

Architecture of Black Life brings together artists and scholars to meditate on the ways that Black people have found ways to commune and the architectures that they must navigate. Critical connections have been made that link the violent formations of the sugar and cotton plantations, to the restrictions on Black communities formed during Reconstruction, to surveillance […]

Push Pull: A Live Performance by The Seldoms in collaboration with Faheem Majeed

Join us for a Saturday matinee performance of Push Pull by The Seldoms dance company member Damon Green. This short performance, choreographed by Artistic Director Carrie Hanson, activates Faheem Majeed’s rubbing of the Southside Community Art Center as part of his Hyde Park Art Center Exhibition, Planting and Maintaining a Perennial Garden: Shroud. Push Pull […]