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5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
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October 2019

Artful Aging Workshop – Create Miniature Self-Portraits

October 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Create miniature self portraits

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Portfolio Week

October 21, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Meet with Art schools and Universities and get feedback on your work. Learn about the college admissions process, scholarship and financial aid. FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEENS AND ALUMNI ONLY. PARENTS ARE WELCOME. For questions contact Teen Programs Manager Alex Herrera at aherrera@hydeparkart.org

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Portfolio Week

October 23, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Meet with Art schools and Universities and get feedback on your work. OCT 23: COLUMBIA COLLEGE OCT 24: SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE (SAIC) OCT 25: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO  

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Teen Halloween at Hyde Park Art Center

October 31, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Get your costumes ready and join us on the Halloween runway contest. Hyde Park Art Center staff and teens are REQUIRED to come in costume! All participants and guests will get to place a vote on who wins a prize.

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November 2019

Intersectional Touch: New Performances

November 2, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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2pm, Ember and Ash: Tales of Memory and Fire by Liz Chilsen (Muller Meeting Room) Join a storytelling artist talk as Intersectional Touch artist Liz Chilsen reads stories formed within the shared heritage experience of her multi-generational Midwestern family. 245, Performance by Maryam Taghavi (Main Gallery) Intersectional Touch artist Maryam Taghavi responds to a historical photograph that was taken during a local sports competition in Iran. 330pm, Tea Party by India Martin (2nd Floor Artist Lounge) Join Intersectional Touch artist…

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HPAC TEENS – CHI ARCH 1

November 2, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us at the Hyde Park Art Center for a panel discussion on "The Intersection Between Community and Design: how architects and urban planners can utilize thier knowledge and resources to revitalize underinvested black communities in Chicago?" The panel discussion will feature several members of the National Organization of Minority Architects as well as representatives from the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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Intersectional Touch: A Night of Azure Sky

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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A Night of Azure Sky A performance led by Center Program artist Juliann Wang, along with Brent Roman, Graham Nelson, and ensemble guests In support of "unmeasured" we will present an expanded program of immersive sound, chant, and spoken word in the spirit of the work. The improvised compositions will be accompanied by the video installation in low light to transport the audience through interpretive sound art and musical performance. Through out the performance the artist will lead listeners through…

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Self Care Tools for Artist Parents

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Workshop Self Care Tools for Artist Parents SPACE IS LIMITED register through link- https://forms.gle/7RjYAkzDNFLAs6629 Please RSVP before Nov 1st Work with art therapist Lucy Scott on an engaging, tactile, found-object, art therapy experience. Through this guided exercise, participants will use metaphorical, magical or literal thinking to create a self care gift or a tool that they would give to themselves. Scott will support participants in exploring materials and playful experimentation of ideas. Artist mothers will have the chance to reflect…

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Second Sunday Free Family Art Making Activity and Anti-Colonial Day Fall Family Day in association with Make Yourself Useful

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join teaching artist Emily Lindskoog to create torn paper flower collages. Experiment with different flowers and color combinations to create a bright bouquet to take home. If you wish , make a few more flowers to add to our growing "Community Garden" collaborative collage. Fall is here and it is the perfect time to make some new art. We will be using warm colors and tissue paper to create some seasonal fall decor. Teaching Artist Terah Weddington will lead this…

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Make Yourself Useful Presents: Anti-Colonial Fall Family Event

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Make Yourself Useful Presents: Anti-Colonial Fall Family Event during Hyde Park Art Center's Second Sunday Sunday November 10th from 1-4pm Free and open to the public This fun event will include art activities led by Sarita Garcia and Joseph Josue Mora, films and documentaries for both children and adults, story-telling, button making, and more! More info: The basic goal for this event is to interrupt celebrations of colonization of the Americas that happens at this time of year, and to…

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Artful Aging Free Workshop – November 18, 2019 – space is limited we can no longer accommodate groups

November 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging Workshop - Space is limited we can no longer accommodate groups

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The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop

November 20, 2019 @ 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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The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop series is designed for survivors of sexual harm. The two-hour workshop will present written and/or performance work that explores the experience, impact, and nuances of sexual harm. It will also offer participants a chance to craft new work and the opportunity for participants to present their work during a mini-salon at the end of each gathering. The workshops take place on the third Wednesday of every month, from 6-8pm, at Hyde Park Arts Center,…

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80th Birthday Gala

November 22, 2019 @ 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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Gala After Party

November 22, 2019 @ 8:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for our biggest party of the year! We can't wait to see you at this 80th Birthday edition of our After Party where you can enjoy a premium open bar, late-night snacks & cake, artist interventions, music, dancing, complimentary valet & glitter!   Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/80th-birthday-gala-after-party-tickets-72722660435 Artist Interventions include: Liz McCarthy: Whistle Hangout 150 clay whistles lie hidden around the Art Center. During the cocktail hour, guests are invited to find and keep one whistle. At…

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Holiday School & Studio Art Sale + Fundraiser

November 30, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Shop for holiday gifts this season at Hyde Park Art Center's annual Holiday School & Studio Art Sale + Fundraiser! Find your unique gift and support local Chicago artists. We’ve got something for everyone on your list with ceramics, prints, paintings, and more! 25% of proceeds go to supporting education programs at Hyde Park Art Center.

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December 2019

 Artist Mother Meet Up

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Extended Practice in McCormick Gallery for a monthly, casual meet up of artist mothers. Light refreshments served. New and nursing mothers are welcome.  

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Second Sunday – Free Family Art Making

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Second Sunday - Free Family Art Making

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Expanded Fields Exhibition Opening

December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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  Come celebrate the new exhibition EXPANDED FIELDS curated by Claudine Isé on Friday, December 13th from 5-6:30, featuring work by Deirdre Fox, Frances Lightbound, India Martin, Carlos Matallana, Katherine Nemanich, Kunal Sen, Juliann Wang, Cynthia Weiss, and Mark Yee EXPANDED FIELDS December 13 – February 23 Opening Reception Friday December 13th, 5-630pm Gallery 5, 2nd Floor, Hyde Park Art Center Curated by Claudine Isé, Expanded Fields is the culminating exhibition of works by the Art Center’s 2019 New Edition…

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Not Just Another Pretty Face Unveiling

December 13, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Created by Hyde Park Art Center, Not Just Another Pretty Face allows the Art Center to play matchmaker for artists and potential art buyers, facilitating a fun, accessible commissioning process that builds lasting relationships between artists and patrons, creates a new base of support for artists, and invests in the vitality of Chicago’s cultural community. 2019-2020 marks the seventh installment of this dynamic program. Join us for the Unveiling of 80+ new works of art! Friday, December 13, 2019 6:30-8:30PM…

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Hyde Park Flea

December 14, 2019 @ 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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Hyde Park Flea is an exciting day of vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, jewelry, body, antiques, gifts and good eats curated by Gilda Designer Thrift Boutique and The Silver Room. There will be live entertainment creating an atmosphere of fun and community for a great shopping experience.

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Extended Self: Stroller Tour

December 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Extended Practice creators, Sara Holwerda and Angela Lopez, and one of the exhibiting artists in a tour of the exhibit and a deeper look at the work and process of the artists on view, and connect with other HPAC spaces and artist mothers. Light refreshments served, open to the public, families welcome.

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Artful Aging Workshop – space is limited and we can not accommodate groups

December 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging Free Workshop - Space is limited, we can no longer accommodate groups

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The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop

December 18, 2019 @ 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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The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop series is designed for survivors of sexual harm. The two-hour workshop will present written and/or performance work that explores the experience, impact, and nuances of sexual harm. It will also offer participants a chance to craft new work and the opportunity for participants to present their work during a mini-salon at the end of each gathering. The workshops take place on the third Wednesday of every month, from 6-8pm, at Hyde Park Arts Center,…

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January 2020

Screening: Mother Art Tells Her Story

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 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 screening of Mother Art Tells Her Story. This forty-minute video is a slice of history by Mother Art, a collective of eight women artists. Using art installations in galleries and public spaces, such as laundromats and banks, they explored the social and political issues that affected all of us. Mother Art Tells Her Story focuses on the turbulent times of the 1970’s and 1980’s, touching on issues of ‘women’s work,’ homelessness, reproductive rights, the nuclear arms…

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Continuous Span: Bridge Program Reception

January 16, 2020 @ 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 the opening reception for works from the Fall 2019 Bridge Program, this will be an evening of artist talks by participants in the program to learn about how their projects developed and get insight into their studio practice. Artists include: Christie Helm, Danielle Andress, Charlie Manion, Jessica Pierotti, Noelle Africh, and Monica Plioplyte. The 2019 Bridge Program Facilitator & Curator is Rhonda Wheatley.   The Bridge Program at Hyde Park Art Center fosters generative dialogue among a…

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Exhibit Opening – My Chicago: Memories and Reflections

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Opening for the exhibit "My Chicago: Memories and Reflections

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Artful Aging Workshop (free) for older adults

January 20, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Signs and Symbols is a free workshop for older adults under our Artful Aging Program

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MLK Day “Freedom Family” Celebration

January 20, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Signs and Symbols is a free workshop for older adults under our Artful Aging Program

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My Chicago: Memories and Reflections

January 20, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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My Chicago: Memories and Reflections

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Creative Capital Award Info Session

January 30, 2020 @ 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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Creative Capital staff will hold an info session for their 2020 Creative Capital Award at Hyde Park Art Center and present an overview of the organization and answer questions about their application process, the type of work we support, and how to apply. Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, including $50,000 in project funding, and an additional $50,000 in career development services—all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas. The application,…

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February 2020

Be My (Anti) Valentine

February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Would you be our (Anti) Valentine this year? What is the deal with (Anti) Valentine, you ask? It is basically a day to celebrate the things we love, no labels attached ;) It's a time to have fun, to experiment and rethink what Anti-Valentines can be for you. Join us on February 13 from 5:30-7:30pm! We will host DJ Jared Brown who will bring the vibes, our teens will be creating pins for you to take and our Resident Artist…

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Joyce Awards Info Session

February 14, 2020 @ 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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Learn more about the Joyce Foundation Culture Program and the Joyce Awards at this information session! The Joyce Awards, the only program supporting artists of color in major Great Lakes cities, has awarded nearly $3.7 million to commission 69 new works since the program started in 2003. Each year cash awards of $50,000 go to support partnerships between artists and cultural or community organizations in six eligible cities: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Joyce Award winners are…

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President’s Day Event

February 17, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for our President's Day Event on February 17 from 11-3pm to engage in a day of art activities and activation that explore the pertinent issues surrounding politics and policy related to the upcoming election through arts and culture. Schedule of events: 11am-1pm Workshop: Screen-printing Political Posters (Lobby) 11am- 2pm Activation: "Make America Rational Again" Sustainable Fashion Project with Abigail Glaum-Lathbury (D'Angelo Library) 11am-3pm Activation: "Immigration Stories" Installation by Elizabeth Joy Restrepo (Mueller Meeting Room) 1-3pm Workshop: Create your…

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Artful Aging free workshop for older adults 65+

February 17, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Artful Aging Workshop free...created printed portraits.

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SAIC Voices Embodied Talk

February 20, 2020 @ 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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The curator and many of the new artists of this second iteration of Voices Embodied Project: Convergence will be giving an introductory panel presentation about the representation of disabilities converging within a larger identity context. The panelists will discuss decisions about the included works and how they speak to an expansive idea of disability that transcends a singular and sometimes limiting labeling. The conversation will engage Chicago’s vastly diverse communities through language and imagery.

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Beats and Bars

February 21, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Beats and Bars is a collaboration between HPAC's Artshop and Kenwood's hip hop group for an open mic and visual art showcase event. This month's focus is on Black History Month for a night of protest banners, poetry, and writing works created by teens.

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Teen Movie Screening

February 22, 2020 @ 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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This is a two day screening event from Feb 22nd-23rd, curated by teen Oromo Kenyatta in Youth Art Board. This event will feature films created by Oromo and teen filmmakers from other teen organizations. This is an event for teens only, no adults allowed without teen supervision 

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Teen Movie Screening

February 23, 2020 @ 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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This is a two day screening event from Feb 22nd-23rd, curated by teen Oromo Kenyatta in Youth Art Board, . This event will feature films created by Oromo and teen filmmakers from other teen organizations.

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Winter Community Dinner + Talk

February 27, 2020 @ 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 our quarterly gathering over food and drinks with Hyde Park Art Center Creative Wing Resident Artists,Visiting Artists, students and community members. RSVP requested to Mariela Acuna at: macuna@hydeparkart.org

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Conversations on Collecting with Not Just Another Pretty Face, blkHaUS Studios and MCA

February 27, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a conversation in conjunction with our Not Just Another Pretty Face exhibition and the Museum of Contemporary Art's blkHaUS Studios project, The Commons Collection.  blkHaUS brings together Chicago community members, local museums, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, through thoughtfully constructed interactive experiences around collecting. They collate and assess patterns of collecting and invite audiences to share their personal objects and narratives around their modular artwork. We are inviting members from our Hyde Park Art Center community…

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March 2020

Center Sundays at Hyde Park Art Center

March 1, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2020

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
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Every First Sunday of the Month, Hyde Park Art Center is activated with activities throughout the center for the public, neighbors, and families. Join us for family friendly filled day with inter generational art making activities, artist workshops, artist talks, open studios, curatorial tours of our exhibitions, community collaborations, and music and small bites.    

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“Skin and Flowers” Performance from International Visiting Artist, Veshalini Naidu

March 1, 2020 @ 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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International Visiting Artist, Veshalini Naidu, will share information about her project, “Skin & Flowers” and a performance followed by a Q&A as a part of Center Sundays. -- Veshalini Naidu is an illustrator, spoken word poet and theatremaker. In her ongoing watercolor series, Skin & Flowers Veshalini investigates gender, sexuality and toxic masculinity in Malaysia. The visual imagery of the work was inspired by a line from Nayyirah Waheed’s poem, “less”: i want more ‘men’ with flowers falling from their skin. For Veshalini, the…

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Not Just Another Pretty Face Catalog Release & Art Pick-Up Party

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 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 as we say goodbye to this amazing exhibition! Artists & Patrons will receive a complimentary copy of the catalog and patrons will be able to take their art home.

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Flex Resident Artist Performance: Nikki Patin

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Multi-disciplinary performance artist Chicago Flex Resident Artist, Nikki Patin will share excerpts from “Surviving Something” a retrospective of her work spanning the last 20 years as a part of Center Sundays. -- Nikki Patin is a writer, performer, and educator whose practice addresses issues of body image, sexual assault, and the needs of the LGBT community. Nikki has presented hundreds of workshops and performances at elementary schools, high schools, and universities over her two decade career, including addressing the United…

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Let’s Go DIsco

March 6, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a night of disco, dancing and fun! Featuring DJ Cqqchifruit T-Shirt Screen Printing Snacks Music Art and more! Tell your friends, bring your friends,...and dance with us in the disco heat! Free admission - Donations are welcome in support of support of our Artful Aging program for older adults. Free parking at the Kenwood Academy parking lot located on the corner of Hyde Park Blvd and Lake Park Avenue.

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Spring Term Registration Opens

March 9, 2020
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US

  Register for your spring term classes! Sign up by March 22 for an early bird discount. Spring term runs April 6- June 14.

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Cancelled: Chicago Learning Exchange- Happy Hour Meetup

March 13, 2020 @ 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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March 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Cancelled: Hyde Park Flea

March 15, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
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Hyde Park Flea is an exciting day of vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, jewelry, body, antiques, gifts and good eats curated by Gilda Designer Thrift Boutique and The Silver Room. There will be live entertainment creating an atmosphere of fun and community for a great shopping experience.  

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Cancelled: Talk/Workshop – When it comes to money, when is age a number that matters?

March 19, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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March 19, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm

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Cancelled: What Grounds Your Feet

March 19, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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March 5, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Postponed: Tax Workshop for Artists

March 19, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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March 19, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Postponed: Oakman Clinton School & Studio Sale + Fundraiser

March 28, 2020 - April 12, 2020
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Sale Dates: March 28 – April 12 Treat yourself (or someone you love!) to one-of-a-kind, handmade ceramics, jewelry, textiles, prints, and more! 25% of proceeds go to supporting Hyde Park Art Center’s education programs. Questions? Ask Jen at jchambers@hydeparkart.org

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April 2020

Postponed: Resilience Chicago Presents: Pleasure Activism

April 2, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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April 2, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Virtual Center Sundays

April 5, 2020 @ 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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Every First Sunday of the Month, Hyde Park Art Center is activated with activities throughout the center for the public, neighbors, and families. Although our facility is closed due to COVID-19, you can still join us for a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home!   Virtual Art Making activity with Kathryn Trumbull Fimreite via Youtube Make your own Imagination Journal with Kathryn here: https://youtu.be/Ns0Q7xQNpbo Create your own “Imagination Journal” for…

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Postponed: Symposium: Making the Private Public Through Art

April 18, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Terrain Exhibitions is partnering with the Hyde Park Art Center to host a day-long symposium focused on how making private spaces public through art can foster dialogue between neighbors and provide opportunities for artists and viewers alike to experience new perspectives.

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Cancelled: Hyde Park Flea

April 19, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on April 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Hyde Park Flea is an exciting day of vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, jewelry, body, antiques, gifts and good eats curated by Gilda Designer Thrift Boutique and The Silver Room. There will be live entertainment creating an atmosphere of fun and community for a great shopping experience.  

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May 2020

Virtual Center Sundays at Hyde Park Art Center

May 3, 2020 @ 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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Every First Sunday of the Month, Hyde Park Art Center is activated with activities throughout the center for the public, neighbors, and families. Join us for family friendly filled day with inter generational art making activities, artist workshops, artist talks, open studios, curatorial tours of our exhibitions, and community collaborations. This month we are going virtual! Check out some of the activities below and let us know what you think! Take a photo of you and your family doing the…

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Postponed: Ceramics Movie Night

May 6, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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May 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm

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Cancelled: Hyde Park Flea

May 17, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on April 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Hyde Park Flea is an exciting day of vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, jewelry, body, antiques, gifts and good eats curated by Gilda Designer Thrift Boutique and The Silver Room. There will be live entertainment creating an atmosphere of fun and community for a great shopping experience.  

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Postponed: Artist Run Chicago Bike Tour: Pilsen

May 30, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Max Guy, artist and co-organizer of Artists Run Chicago 2.0 leads an outing to several artist-run spaces in the heart of the Pilsen neighborhood. For more information and reserve your spot, contact exhibitions@hydeparkart.org.

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June 2020

Postponed: Artist Run Chicago Bike Tour: Garfield Park

June 6, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Andi Crist, artist and co-organizer of Artists Run Chicago 2.0 guides participants to several artist-run spaces in the Garfield Park neighborhood. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact exhibitions@hydeparkart.org

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Virtual Center Sundays

June 7, 2020 @ 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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Every First Sunday of the Month, Hyde Park Art Center is activated with activities throughout the center for the public, neighbors, and families. Due to Covid-19, we are going virtual until further notice! Join us virtually for family friendly filled day with inter generational art making activities, artist workshops, artist talks, and more!     Check out some of the activities below and let us know what you think! Take a photo of you and your family doing the activities and…

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Postponed: Artist Run Chicago Workshop: How to Document Your Space

June 20, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join founders of The Visualist for an afternoon session providing assistance toward preserving your artist-run project’s history. No space is too young! We’ll scan images, texts, postcards, and 2D ephemera to create digital copies that will be added to the Harold Washington Library archive, the largest archive documenting the visual arts community in Chicago.

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July 2020

Postponed: Monarch Art + Wellness Event

July 18, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Monarch Art + Wellness is an annual summer fair that celebrates women, femme, and gender non-binary artists, healers, and small businesses in Chicago. Over the course of two days, the fair presents 30 local vendors and offers a roster of public programs throughout the city on physical, mental, spiritual and sexual wellness. Monarch aims to bridge the gap between art and wellness through its diverse programming. Its rich network also functions as a collaborative project providing local healing resources for…

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Postponed: Monarch Art +Wellness Fair

July 19, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Monarch Art + Wellness is an annual summer fair that celebrates women, femme, and gender non-binary artists, healers, and small businesses in Chicago. Over the course of two days, the fair presents 30 local vendors and offers a roster of public programs throughout the city on physical, mental, spiritual and sexual wellness. Monarch aims to bridge the gap between art and wellness through its diverse programming. Its rich network also functions as a collaborative project providing local healing resources for…

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September 2020

Artist Run Chicago 2.0 Movies in the Lot

September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us in the Hyde Park Art Center parking lot for a socially distanced screening event! Bring your own blankets, chairs, and snacks and enjoy films and shorts curated by Artist Run Chicago 2.0 spaces, Nightingale Theater and Boundary. We will offer hand sanitizer and masks for all, and we ask anyone who is currently showing symptoms or has been around someone exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 to please stay home. For safety measures, space is limited, please RSVP here: https://moviesinthelot.eventbrite.com/…

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February 2021

Cuts and Beats From The Archive

February 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Cecil McDonald Jr. for a conversation with Columbia College Archivist and Assistant Professor of History, Robert Hanserd, in conjunction with his exhibition, Cuts and Beats. The two will be in dialogue about Jr.'s use of the archive from the Center for Black Music Research in his forthcoming exhibition. They will discuss imagery, music, social dance, minstrelsy, and the implications of reconstruction on black artists in the 19th and 20th centuries. Join the event on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84420443592

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March 2021

Ground Floor Symposium: Chicago As School

March 4 @ 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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What does it mean for an artist to pursue a PhD, MFA, BA, or for an artist to develop their practice through alternative critique based programs outside of higher education? How do those opportunities shape and support artists’ careers? Chicago-based artists share insights about their experiences and formative paths. Moderated by Curatorial Fellow, Gervais Marsh, the conversation will include thoughts from panelists Rashayla Marie Brown (PhD, NU), Frances Lee (MFA, U of C; Ground Floor 2018), Vidushi Lohia (BFA, SAIC)…

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Center Sundays March

March 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home! Create Your Own Humble Fabric Patch with Lucia Calderon-Arrieta @ 1pm The humble fabric patch is a powerful garment intervention: it can be a simple, subtle means for mending, or a brave declaration of self-determination. In this workshop, participants will learn 3 embroidery techniques to express their identities through fabric patches. We will begin…

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Ground Floor Symposium: Chicago as Teacher

March 7 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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How do artists mentor and support the careers of other artists in Chicago? What does one have to do to find an experienced advisor to help navigate the art world? This conversation will attempt to articulate the obscure but impactful, formal or informal, networks of generosity in which Chicago artists participate. Ground Floor co-curator, Allison Peters Quinn talks with three generations of artists at Columbia College Chicago who actively pay it forward when it comes to assisting other artists careers.…

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Ground Floor Symposium: Chicago as Research

March 11 @ 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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Chicago’s rich history of political organizing, activism, and experimentation is deeply intertwined with the distinct histories of the city’s culturally diverse neighborhoods and communities. Artists exhibiting in Ground Floor 2020 (who earned their MFA in Chicago in 2019 and 2020) discuss how the context and history of the city influenced their practice. Featured speakers include, Bun Stout, Tiff Beatty and William Estrada. Moderated by Ciera McKissick, Public Programs Coordinator. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87836606110 -- This program is a part of…

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Ground Floor: Excavating the Past and Present: A Panel Discussion

March 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Ground Floor artists explore and discuss the ways in which their practices excavate the past and present to articulate personal mythologies and understand the legacy of our time. Cecilia Beaven and Percy Lam explore the visual culture of their homelands in order to celebrate and revive them to develop new narratives to carry these narratives into the future and avoid extinction. J. Kent and Stella Brown collect ephemera to make objects that speak about systems of consumption, value, and the…

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April 2021

Virtual Center Sundays April

April 4 @ 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 Center Sundays on Sunday April 4th! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks virtually from the comfort of your own home! Check out all of the activities and programs here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89878680561 Artmaking Activity: Introduction to Bookmaking with Efrat Hakimi 1-2PM Join teaching artist Efrat Hakimi for a crash course including paper folding and scoring, turning a single page into a book, and pamphlet stitch. Tools needed: A bone folder, or a…

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Ground Floor Artists Film Screening & Talk

April 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a screening of shorts from our Ground Floor artists, Kayla Anderson, Atefeh Farajollahzade, and Forrest Simmons, followed by a Q&A with the artists about their work. Stay with the Body by Kayla Anderson. A conversation about technology’s potential to erase the body in video as a metaphor for the extinction of human beings. Things Remain by Atefeh Farajollahzade is an auto-fiction that explores the struggle of coping with loss as well as the psychological and physical division caused…

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Artists At The Center: A Roundtable

April 8 @ 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 the Hyde Park Art Center and South Side Community Art Center for a joint program in conjunction with both of our respective Faheem Majeed exhibitions: A roundtable discussion with current living artists from different generations who have shown both at the Hyde Park Art Center and South Side Community Art Center during the 20th and 21st centuries. Artists, Faheem Majeed, Juarez Hawkins, Rhonda Wheatley, Candace Hunter, Tony Smith, Jonathan Green, and Julian Williams will speak about working through multiple…

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May 2021

Center Sundays

May 2 @ 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 Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks. This month we are offering socially distanced outdoor activities and virtual programs! In Person Outdoor Programs Fundred Project Drawing Workshop with Smart Museum Educators @ Hyde Park Art Center Parking Lot from 1 - 3pm Join educators from the Smart Museum of Art and create your own "fundred" for the Fundred Drawing Project in an outdoor art making activity in our parking…

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May 13 @ 8:00 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 for Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks every first Sunday of the month. This month we are offering socially distanced outdoor activities at the Hyde Park Art Center in our parking lot and plaza from 1-3pm! Register for this event on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/center-sundays-june-tickets-154756742583 Create Your Own Charcoal Rubbing with Stevia Ndoe Join our Youth Art Board teen, Stevia Ndoe, for a charcoal rubbing art making activity inspired by our…

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The Catalyst and Preservation of Cultural Institutions

May 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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Representatives from Chicago-based, culture-specific arts institutions discuss how such institutions are uniquely positioned to take on the role of culture keepers and enable communities of color to find power in their collective identities. Leading the roundtable conversation are Debra Yepa-Pappan, artist and Native Community Engagement Coordinator for the Native American Exhibition Hall at the Field Museum; Cesareo Moreno, Visual Arts Director and Chief Curator at National Museum of Mexican Art; and Carla Stillwell, Executive Director of the Stillwell Institute for…

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June 2021

The METAMORPHOSIS of Gabriel Villa Artist Talk

June 3 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join artist Gabriel Villa for a virtual exhibition walkthrough and conversation with cultural promoter, transgender activist, writer and graphic designer, Franky Piña about Villa's exhibition, The METAMORPHOSIS of Gabriel Villa. About the Exhibition: Through an extensive studio and public art practice, Chicago-based artist Gabriel Villa seeks to seamlessly translate the language of Mexican traditions and the personal, urban American experience into charged intimate narratives. Villa’s subjects are ever evolving but always concentrate on psychological and social inequity in our multifaceted…

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Center Sundays June

June 6 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for Center Sundays! Center Sundays is a family-friendly filled day of art-making activities, workshops, and artist talks every first Sunday of the month. This month we are offering socially distanced outdoor activities at the Hyde Park Art Center in our parking lot and plaza from 1-4pm! Register for this event on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/center-sundays-june-tickets-154756742583  Create Your Own Charcoal Rubbing with Stevia Ndoe  Join our Youth Art Board teen, Stevia Ndoe, for a charcoal rubbing art making activity inspired by…

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

June 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for an evening live 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 is a 20 minute video performance recorded in the New Bauhaus designed gallery of the South Side Community Art Center that will be playing on…

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

June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a 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 is a 20 minute video performance recorded in the New Bauhaus designed gallery of the South Side Community Art Center that will be playing on…

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July 2021

Manifesting Independence: Virtual Talk

July 1 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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We are excited to host a discussion on art and direct democracy with resident artist Aaron Hughes and special guests Damon Locks, Michael Rakowitz, and Marina Sitrin. From the 1871 Paris Commune to the current movement for racial justice in the United States there is an inspiring history of experiments in direct democracy within freedom movements. Since these movements emerge out of peoples’ imaginations and subsequent attempts to realize dreams through action, this talk will explore the magic in these brief moments of proposed alternative social relations.…

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A Roundtable Discussion: Architecture of Black Life

July 8 @ 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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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 in the prison industrial complex and the impacts of redlining and Black, low-income housing projects. Groups such as the Black Reconstruction Collective and BlackSpace Urbanist…

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Hyde Park Flea at Hyde Park Art Center

July 17 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Last month we got rained out but the Flea is back! Join Gilda's Boutique and the Hyde Park Art Center for Hyde Park Flea outdoors in our parking lot and plaza Hyde Park Flea is an exciting curation of unique vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, furniture, jewelry and antiques. Learn more about Gilda's here. Please reach out to hydeparkflea@gmail.com for vending inquiries. 

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Nightingale Movie Night: SQUISH SQUISH

July 22 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us in our parking lot with Nightingale Cinema for a socially distanced screening event! This month's theme is — Love, acceptance, and radical self-expression. Watch two artists self-actualize their identities in this mix and match of video diaries, music videos, and abstract narratives. One part digital drag, two parts gender euphoria. Embrace two bodies of work as they wiggle, gyrate, and tickle more than just your eyes and ears. Curated by Jory Drew. RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nightingale-cinema-night-squish-squish-tickets-163092123933 Films: Pangaea Colter…

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August 2021

Center Sundays August

August 1 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Resident Artist Workshops for Abolition and Freedom Join Hyde Park Art Center Residents Dorothy Burge, William Estrada, and Aaron Hughes for a series of art making workshops for abolition and freedom. Dorothy Burge will host a memorial quilt making workshop for people that died to COVID19 while incarcerated, William Estrada will use his street art cart to host a printmaking session with a new "Abolition/Freedom" print design, and Aaron Hughes will be host a Manifest Abolition Democracy banner painting workshop…

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Nightingale Movie Night: A Concrete Cloud

August 19 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us in our parking lot with Nightingale Cinema for a socially distanced screening event! Films and videos by Stephanie Barber, Mike Stoltz and Alee Peoples, Jose Luis Benavides, Sky Hopinka, Annelies Kamen, Heehyun Choi, Keaton Fox, Breanne Trammell and Henry Hills. Programmed by Jesse Malmed. A Concrete Cloud A thousand words about the ineffable written on a balloon demarcating air that’s in and out stuck in a tree that the wrong dog wasn’t barking at but rather identifying dendrology…

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Hyde Park Flea at Hyde Park Art Center

August 28 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Gilda’s Boutique and the Hyde Park Art Center for Hyde Park Flea outdoors in our parking lot and plaza Hyde Park Flea is an exciting curation of unique vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, furniture, jewelry and antiques. Please reach out to hydeparkflea@gmail.com for vending inquiries.

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September 2021

Nightingale Cinema Night

September 16 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for our final Nightingale Cinema Night of the summer in our parking lot! Come watch films curated by our Artist Run Chicago Fund recipients and enjoy snacks, the sunset and shorts created by local filmmakers. We will offer hand sanitizer and masks for all, and we ask anyone who is currently showing symptoms or has been around someone exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 to please stay home. This event requires an RSVP. Please reserve the number of tickets for…

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Hyde Park Flea at Hyde Park Art Center

September 25 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join Gilda’s Boutique and the Hyde Park Art Center for Hyde Park Flea outdoors in our parking lot and plaza. Hyde Park Flea is an exciting curation of unique vendors offering vintage, fashion, art, furniture, jewelry and antiques. We will also have work available from our School Studios for a School Fire Sale! Come grab some ceramics or art works from our very own school community. Also, get vaccinated at the Flea! Howard Brown Health will provide free doses of…

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Continuous Span: Spring Bridge Program Reception

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for the opening reception for works from the Spring Bridge Program (Group A). Artists include: Aro Farmilant, Laurie Lebreton, Lindsay Johnson, Morgan Free, Paula Henderson, Robert Johnson, Sarah Whyte, Veronica Casado Hernandez, Vidushi Lohia, and Violet Luczak. The 2021 Spring Bridge Programs (there were two groups) were led by Erin Toale and assisted by Ari Guerra. The Bridge Program at Hyde Park Art Center fosters generative dialogue among a select group of artists in a seminar-style course designed…

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October 2021

Center Sundays: Hack-a-Thon

October 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us this month for Center Sundays for a public drop-in demonstration led by artists on methods of dissecting, cooking, pressing, shredding and other techniques that are used to produce new art materials out of organic and inorganic substances. A Hack-a-Thon! This all ages event will allow the public to create materials and discover the value of transformation. This Center Sundays is in conjunction with our "Future Fossils: SUM" exhibition by Lan Tuazon. Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid…

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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. Participants will meet in front of the the Garfield Park Conservatory at 11am.  Our Pilsen bike tour will be led by our Institutional…

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November 2021

“The Earth Hungers For People” Screening Event

November 6 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Join us for a Day of the Dead screening event, "The Earth Hungers for People" hosted by our Radicle Resident Artist, Cecilia Beaven. We will be screening Macario by Roberto Gavaldón, followed by a conversation with Radicle Resident Artist, Cecilia Beaven and Alberto Ortega, Program Manager for the Katz Center For Mexican Studies. About The Film Macario: Three mysterious deities visit impoverished peasant Macario (Ignacio López Tarso) when his wife (Pina Pellicer) prepares for him his favorite meal, a whole…

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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 textile postcard 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 a local and…

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2021 In-person Gala

November 12 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
Chicago, IL 60615 US
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Our much-anticipated in-person Gala cocktail party will have hors d'oeuvres and a full bar, an art auction, Artist Interventions, resident artist open studios, exhibitions, and a DJ set throughout the evening. Tickets on sale now at hydeparkart.org/gala. Vaccinations required to attend.

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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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Dawtas| Mirror, Mirror is a collaborative performance project led by Jamaican artist Yasmin Spiro, bringing 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, Darling Squire and sound artist DJ Major Taylor. The project, influenced by the work of Jamaican dancer and cultural historian Rex Nettleford, is tied to notions of identity in Jamaica and the Caribbean—considering ritual…

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