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Hyde Park Art Center

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5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US

October 2021

Shifting Material Culture: A Virtual Panel Conversation

October 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Asking the question “how much of the 109 tons of waste produced per person in a lifetime can be reabsorbed into one’s present needs?” Lan Tuazon repurposes and transforms discarded everyday objects—mass-produced containers, newspaper, coffee grounds, and plastic supply—to give mass to the unseen byproduct of consumption and propose an extended life span of things by processing waste as resource supply. The new works featured in the exhibition Future Fossil: SUM takes the byproducts of a throw-away society in the…

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Moments In-Between: Ceramics Apprenticeship Artist Talk

October 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a Virtual Roundtable discussion with our 2020 and 2021 Ceramic Apprentices, Tran Tran and Lola Ogbara, in conversation with our Ceramics Head, Angela Dieffenbach and Assistant Ceramics Head, Joe Kraft. This talk is in conjunction with Tran Tran's exhibition, Moments In Between.  The conversation will include an introduction to the artists work and practice as well as a discussion about the influence that the Hyde Park Art Center's community of ceramicists has had on their practice. Join…

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Artist Run Chicago Bike Tours

October 30 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us on two bike tours to visit our Artist Run Chicago 2.0 spaces in Pilsen and Garfield Park! Join us for one or for both!  Our Garfield Park bike tour will be led by our Preparator, Jeff Robinson, and we will make stops at Julius Caesar and The Franklin. This tour will take place from 11am-2pm. Our Pilsen bike tour will be led by our Institutional Giving Manager, Max Guy, and we will make stops at GnarWare,  Filmfront (Inga…

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November 2021

Center Sundays: Rot & Grow

November 7 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for our monthly Center Sundays activity in November for workshops and discussion centered around food and sustainability! The workshops will be followed by the Empty Bowls event inside of Lan Tuazon's exhibition, "Future Fossils: SUM."  Quilters Guild * Drop In 1-3pm Create your own oven mitt or mug rug with the Chicago’s Quilters Guild for this drop in workshop  Trash into Treasure with Bermet Borubaeva 1:30-2pm The issue of trash in our cities or rural areas is both…

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Dawtas| Mirror, Mirror Performance

November 20 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for an hybrid in person/virtual performance event, Dawtas| Mirror, Mirror, a collaborative performance project led by Jamaican artist Yasmin Spiro. Dawtas| Mirror, Mirror brings together dancers, performers, and sound artists performing with and within Dawtas—a series of sculptures the artist has been creating for over 15 years. This program features performers Jamila Raegan, Anthony Lovejoy, and sound artist DJ Major Taylor. The project, influenced by the work of Jamaican dancer and cultural historian Rex Nettleford, is tied to…

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