With a mission of making contemporary art more approachable, the Hyde Park Art Center offers engaging exhibitions, as well as community programming of all varieties, including artist talks, a residency program, studio classes and more. Established in 1939, it's the oldest alternative visual arts center of its kind in Chicago, a place where visitors can experience art free of charge.
|Venue name:||Hyde Park Art Center||Contact:|
5020 S Cornell Ave
|Cross street:||at 51st St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu 9am–8pm; Fri, Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 12pm–5pm|
|Transport:||Bus: 6, 15, 28. Train: Elec Main to 51st/53rd St.|
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"Alice Hargrave: Paradise Wavering"
Local photographer and professor Alice Hargrave presents a selection of large-format photos that examine the complex emotions that can be conjured by images that are associated with personal memories. Her moody shots of vacation locales and everyday objects...Photography Until Sunday July 24 2016 FreeRead more
“Rodrigo Lara Zendejas: La Paz”
Comprised of detailed porcelain sculptures, potted plants and sound installations, Rodrigo Lara Zendejas’s “La Paz” exhibition takes the form of a series of handmade altars that address the challenges faced by Latino immigrants.Sculpture Until Sunday July 17 2016Read more
“Karen Reimer: Shoretime Spaceline”
The Hyde Park Art Center sits on a patch of land that once hosted the Chicago Beach Hotel, which housed travelers during the World's Columbian Exposition of 1983. Reimer’s large-scale installation draws inspiration from this fabled building, using fabric...Installation Sunday May 22 2016 - Saturday August 13 2016Read more