A Family Day that highlights resistance and liberation in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The program will include a reading, discussion, and book signing of Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of her People with author, and Harriet Tubman’s great-great-grandniece, Michele Jones Galvin, arts workshops influenced by current exhibition Claiming Space with teaching artists Chanel Thomas, tours and games that focus on collective community action, and much more! Join us for a fun and inspiring Family Day!
The Day's Schedule
12:00pm-4:00pm Renegade knitting with Chanel Thomas
12:00pm-1:00pm Improv games influenced by Hull-House history
1:00pm-1:30pm Interactive tour with a JAHHM educator
1:30pm-2:00pm Interactive tour with a JAHHM educator
2:00pm-3:00pm Discussion and book signing with Michele Jones Galvin
3:00pm-4:00pm Creative art activity influenced by the Claiming Space exhibition
Making the West Side: Community Conversations on Neighborhood Change is a multi-year project funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities that brings together scholars, activists, neighborhood residents, and other stakeholders to investigate the history of neighborhood change on Chicago’s West Side and connect those histories to contemporary issues and concerns.