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Hyde Park Art Center

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

October 2022

Toolbox Dance performance by The Seldoms and Conversation with Edra Soto and Carrie Hanson

October 6 @ 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 dance performance for Toolbox @ Twenty followed by a conversation with artist, Edra Soto and choreographer Carrie Hanson! Experimental dance troupe, The Seldoms reinvigorate their program by partnering with visual artists to create unique multidisciplinary art installations that are activated by choreographed bodies. Titled Toolbox, the program pairs a dance artist with another creative practitioner to collaborate on a new combined work and share their processes, techniques and values with one another. From this conversation, the…

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Toolbox Dance performance by The Seldoms and Conversation with Sadie Woods and dancer Damon Green

October 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a dance performance for Toolbox @ Twenty followed by a conversation with artist, Sadie Woods and dancer Damon Green for Open House Chicago! Experimental dance troupe, The Seldoms reinvigorate their program by partnering with visual artists to create unique multidisciplinary art installations that are activated by choreographed bodies. Titled Toolbox, the program pairs a dance artist with another creative practitioner to collaborate on a new combined work and share their processes, techniques and values with one another.…

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Hues of Black and Blue Artist Talk with Lola Ayisha Ogbara

October 15 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join exhibiting artist Lola Ayisha Ogbara in a short presentation about the inspiration behind her practice and the work featured in her solo exhibition “Hues of Black & Blue” currently on display in Gallery 2 and Cleve Carney Gallery. “My practice explores the multifaceted implications and ramifications of being in regards to the Black experience. I work with clay as a material in order to emphasize a necessary fragility which symbolizes an essential contradiction implicit in empowerment.” Bio: Lola Ayisha Ogbara…

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Toolbox @ Twenty performance by The Seldoms and Conversation with Jackie Kazarian, Dee Alaba, and Maggie Vannuci

October 20 @ 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 dance performance for Toolbox @ Twenty followed by a conversation with artist, Jackie Kazarian, and dancemaker Maggie Vannucci with a live music performance from Sima Cunningham. Experimental dance troupe, The Seldoms reinvigorate their program by partnering with visual artists to create unique multidisciplinary art installations that are activated by choreographed bodies. Titled Toolbox, the program pairs a dance artist with another creative practitioner to collaborate on a new combined work and share their processes, techniques and…

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To Ponder: Bethany Collins and Regina Agu

October 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a new series, To Ponder, an Artist to Artist Conversation series featuring exhibition artists and our Jackman Goldwasser Creative Wing resident artists. To Ponder, named after our program space, colloquially called “the pond,” is also a space for artists to think through something they are currently in practice with or bring a question or theme to the table “to ponder.” Our first conversation features Language Between Worlds artist, Bethany Collins and Radicle Resident artist, Regina Agu. Both Collins…

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November 2022

Toolbox @ Twenty performance by The Seldoms and Conversation with Jacqueline Surdell, and dancer Sarah Gonsiorowski

November 3 @ 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 dance performance for Toolbox @ Twenty followed by a conversation with artist, Jacqueline Surdell, and dancer Sarah Gonsiorowski. Experimental dance troupe, The Seldoms reinvigorate their program by partnering with visual artists to create unique multidisciplinary art installations that are activated by choreographed bodies. Titled Toolbox, the program pairs a dance artist with another creative practitioner to collaborate on a new combined work and share their processes, techniques and values with one another. From this conversation, the…

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2022 Gala

November 18 @ 5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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The 2022 Gala will celebrate Hyde Park Art Center, galvanize the community around the art and artists of Chicago, and raise crucial funds to expand the reach of the Art Center’s programs. With an emphasis on artist-led experiences and personal connections, this year’s gala will be a free-flowing event with no seated dinner. Join us for cocktail hour, open studios, artist performances, and a diverse selection food stations. And stay to dance at the After Party, which is back for…

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“The Mandorla Letters” Book Release

November 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a book release for The Mandorla Letters, the first book released by award winning flautist and composer, Nicole Mitchell Gantt, through the Green Lantern Press. Mitchell will be in conversation with critically acclaimed author, filmmaker , dancer and independent scholar. Ytasha L. Womack. The Mandorla Letters is part memoir, part manifesto, part Black speculative novella.  The Mandorla Letters: for the hopeful blurs boundaries between this world and an imagined future whose overlapping wisdoms make cooperation with our natural…

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