Celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with Hull-House this March! Click below to learn more about an art therapy workshop to build an archive of the activism and artwork of black women and girls on Chicago's West Side. Join us for a screening of short films by women of color filmmakers. Engage in a panel discussion with muslim students and community leaders about anti-sexual violence advocacy on college campuses. Gather your family and your chosen family for a day of games and body positive vogueing. See you at Hull-House!
A public discussion and presentation of local social change art projects, featuring Hull-House collaborators, past and present. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum’s current exhibition, True Peace: the Presence of Justice highlights Chicago artist-activists Monica Trinidad and Sarah-Ji. Their work will serve as a catalyst for the discussion on ‘useful art,” the archive and documenting social change.
As you explore the city during Open House Chicago weekend, stop by Jane Addams Hull-House Museum during Open House Chicago for extended viewing hours! The museum will be open on Saturday, October 19 from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, October 20 from 9am to 5pm. Take a self-guided tour of the Museum and Historic Residents' Dining Hall. FREE and open to the Public with RSVP!
An open public workshop with the Directors of the Asociación de Arte Útil, Tania Bruguera and Alistair Hudson. This will be a group activity to analyse case studies from Chicago, and participating projects of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, to be submitted into the Arte Util Archive, to be involved in the decision making processes and development of the project and to learn more about the expansive international network of Arte Util.
A one-day seminar with specialists from the fields of art, architecture and mathematics to develop a new methodology to describe the role of art and creativity in the field of human activity, moving beyond categorization and binary systems.
Most grassroots activism in Chicago is led by women and queer communities of color, yet their work and legacy are often obscured, erased and overlooked. This program will feature local women and queer activists who work towards social change and explore the continuums in social justice organizing. How are these are remembered, documented, made visible and archived?