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Fun for All

Join us for the Art Center’s very first day for families and kids of all ages: Fun For All! This first Fun For All takes a cue from HPAC’s exhibitons around Sun Ra: HPAC Teaching Artists lead you through activities to express your most creative side; our interactive exhibition guides help you learn more about […]

Symposium: Traveling the Spaceways: Sun Ra, the Astro Black, and Other Solar Myths (Day 2)

The Hyde Park Art Center presents Traveling the Spaceways, a landmark symposium devoted to Sun Ra. Informative panel discussions, musical performances, and readings will investigate the impact Sun Ra and Afro-Futurism have had on American history and visual culture. Bringing together major writers and scholars who have focused on Sun Ra, this important event will […]

Symposium: Traveling the Spaceways: Sun Ra, the Astro Black, and Other Solar Myths (Day 1)

The Hyde Park Art Center presents Traveling the Spaceways, a landmark symposium devoted to Sun Ra. Informative panel discussions, musical performances, and readings will investigate the impact Sun Ra and Afro-Futurism have had on American history and visual culture. Bringing together major writers and scholars who have focused on Sun Ra, this important event will […]

Music for Tomorrow’s World: A Dedication to Sun Ra

Music for Tomorrow’s World: A Dedication to Sun Ra starring Thurston Moore on guitar, Rollo Radford on electric bass, Avreeyal Ra on drums, and Jim Baker on ARP synth with Intergalactic Myth-Science DJ sets and an opening performance by My Barbarian. Based in Los Angeles, My Barbarian is a performance group founded and directed by […]

Talkingpoint: Fred Lonberg-Holm

TalkingPoint this month features Fred Lonberg-Holm, Chicago-based sound and conceptual artist. This conversation is in conjunction with Sun Ra programming at the Art Center. After leading a klezmer group in New York, cellist and avantgarde composer Fred Lonberg-Holm moved to Chicago and founded the Light Box Orchestra, a rotating orchestra of jazz musicians, so named […]

Exhibitions Reception

Join us for receptions for three recently opened exhibitions, all around Sun Ra: Pathways to Unknown Worlds, Le Conqueroo, and Interstellar Low Ways. Meet the artists and curators. A live drum performance by Academy Records will take place at 4pm. Free and open to the public.