WBEZ | Hyde Park Art Center http://www.wbez.org/content/hyde-park-art-center Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en ARTBAR http://www.wbez.org/artbar-108308 <p><div><div>Exhibiting artists in the group exhibition A Study in Midwestern Appropriation give this quarter&rsquo;s ARTBAR its funky twist. Scott &amp; Tyson Reeder invite you to experience their interactive comedy performance Club Nutz, with special guests Matt Cook, Beverly FRE$H, and Jungle Fever DJ&#39;s. Plus, artmaking workshops in our studios, a cash bar, and open mic.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>$15 suggested donation covers artmaking materials and snacks.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>See more information about this event&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hydeparkart.org/events/2013-12-06-artbar">here.</a></div></div><div>&nbsp;</div></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:52:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/artbar-108308 Mischief Night http://www.wbez.org/mischief-night-102156 <p><p>Halloween has lost its bite. That&rsquo;s where <a href="http://www.hydeparkart.org/events/2012-10-27-mischief-night.">Mischief Night</a> comes in. Taking a cue from a lost Irish tradition, the Hyde Park Art Center hosts Mischief Night each year: a free, day-long, collaborative community arts festival that allows all of us to be a little (or a lot) playful, mischievous, and imaginative.</p><p>Join us for a night of mischief, when artists, performers, organizations, and businesses reveal their weird, avant-garde, spectacular, and just plain fun side. Featuring family friendly art making activities during the day and fun opportunities for adults to discover their inner artist after 6 pm, come make a little mischief in hands-on workshops, interactive performances, and a few surprises at Mischief Night.</p><p><strong>1-6pm: </strong>Kid-friendly fun</p><p><strong>6-10pm: </strong>ARTBAR &amp; other artventures for creative adults</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 12:33:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/mischief-night-102156 Play, Concentrate, Remember: The Interwoven Histories of Latinos and Mainstream USA http://www.wbez.org/event/2012-02-11/play-concentrate-remember-interwoven-histories-latinos-and-mainstream-usa <p><p>Distinguished scholars in the fields of art history, anthropology, cultural studies, political science, and sociology engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue about a number of the themes and issues raised in Bibiana Suarez’s <em>Memoria</em> ("Memory") installation.<br> <br> The conversation will be moderated by artist and professor, <strong>Bibiana Suarez</strong> and include the following participants: <strong>Delia Cosentino</strong>, associate professor of the history of art and architecture, DePaul University; <strong>Juana Goergen</strong>, associate professor of modern languages, DePaul University; <strong>Gilberto Cárdenas</strong>, professor of sociology, Julián Samora Chair in Latino studies, and director of the Institute for Latino Studies and The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) at the University of Notre Dame; <strong>Arlene Dávila</strong>, professor of anthropology, social, and cultural analysis at NYU; and <strong>Maria de los Angeles Torres</strong>, professor and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at UIC.</p><p><br> The discussion will be conducted from 1pm to 3pm, followed by a reception sponsored by the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.<br> <br> This event is free and open to the public and held in conjunction with the current exhibition <em>Memoria</em>.</p></p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:53:02 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/event/2012-02-11/play-concentrate-remember-interwoven-histories-latinos-and-mainstream-usa Symposium: The Home in/as Community http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-11-13/symposium-home-inas-community <p><p>How has the city of Chicago changed over the past few decades? How has the perception of home changed with it?</p><p>Moderated by photographer and sociologist <strong>David Schalliol</strong>, a panel of artists, sociologists, professors and authors discuss issues of housing development, social housing policy, and urban planning to help bring a greater understanding of how home and community are intertwined.</p><p>Panelists include: <strong>Iker Gil</strong>, Director of MAS Studio and Editor in Chief of the design journal MAS Contex, <strong>D. Bradford Hunt</strong>, author and Associate Professor of Social Science and History at Roosevelt University, <strong>Natalie Moore</strong>, author and reporter for WBEZ and Adjunct Professor at Columbia College Chicago and <strong>Emmanuel Pratt</strong>, Executive Director for the Sweet Water Foundation, Artist-in-Residence at the Hyde Park Art Center and PhD Candidate in Urban Planning at Columbia University, New York.</p></p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 12:48:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-11-13/symposium-home-inas-community Artist Talk with Betsy Odom http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-05-22/artist-talk-betsy-odom <p><p>&nbsp;</p><div style="MARGIN: 0px"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt">Artist Betsy Odom discusses her latest creation,&nbsp;<i>Sis, Boom, Bah,</i> a playful selection of original work now showing at the Hyde Park Art Center. Odom turns gender roles on their ear with a hand-crafted collection of sports memorabilia. From double-sided whistles to satin and lace adorned shoulder pads, Odom’s work challenges common perceptions of gender roles. During the talk, Odom will discuss the extreme crafting techniques she used to create the work, and the implications of the images she presents. </span></font></div><div style="MARGIN: 0px"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt">&nbsp;</span></font></div><div style="MARGIN: 0px"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt"><i>Sis, Boom, Bah</i> will be on view at the Hyde Park Art Center from March 13 – June 19, 2011. Exhibitions at the Art Center are always free and open to the public.&nbsp;</span></font></div></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:35:28 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-05-22/artist-talk-betsy-odom Drink, Draw, Destroy http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-05-13/drink-draw-destroy <p><p>Art school heads to the bar at this special event. "Drink, Draw, Destroy" features 45-minute drawing lessons in our School and Studio led by teaching artist Jeriah Hildwine. Drink specials are on tap at our cash bar, sponsored by Chant Restaurant. And, while you peruse the two floors of galleries, a live DJ keeps the tunes playing all night.<br> <br> Best of all, artist Conrad Freiburg is bringing a machine he calls the “SCUE” (Self-Contained Unit of Entropy) where visitors create their own small works of art, document them, then... destroy them. How cool is that?</p><p>_____<br> <br> Hyde Park Art Center is one of 10 Chicago Art Centers participating in the June 4 "What's Your Art?" <em>Off-Air Series</em> event. While you're there be sure to pick up the "What's Your Art?" validation card, then see how many Centers you can visit between now and June 4.&nbsp; Prizes for those who visit 2, 4, 6, 8, or all 10!&nbsp; Be sure to <a href="http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-06-04/what%E2%80%99s-your-art-celebrating-art-centers-chicago">join us on June 4</a> for a culminating celebration involving all ten Centers, their art &amp; artists, to learn more about the Art Centers of Chicago and how you can get involved.</p></p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:27:39 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-05-13/drink-draw-destroy Series A: Lina ramona Vitkauskas, Marthe Reed and Joseph Wood http://www.wbez.org/event/2010-11-03/series-lina-ramona-vitkauskas-marthe-reed-and-joseph-wood <p><p><a href="http://www.moriapoetry.com/seriesa.html"><em>Series A </em></a>showcases experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Organized by Indiana University Northwest Faculty William Allegrezza, this series brings exciting authors to the Art Center to share their work. This month&rsquo;s writers are Lina ramona Vitkauskas, Marthe Reed and Joseph Wood.</p></p> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 08:30:54 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/event/2010-11-03/series-lina-ramona-vitkauskas-marthe-reed-and-joseph-wood