Borrowing from Claiming Space exhibition partner 360 Nation’s program values —hope, creativity, resilience, and reflection—the day will include hands-on arts workshops with teaching artist Chanel Thomas, a puzzle game for the whole family in our Claiming Space exhibition, activities exploring the legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize - which Jane Addams won on this day in 1931 - interactive tours of the museum, and improvisational games based upon those developed by Hull-House residents! This is a Family Day that you will not want to miss! This event is free and open to the public!
12:00pm - 1:00pm Improvisational games inspired by Hull-House resident Neva Boyd
12:00pm-4:00pm Renegade Knitting Workshop with teaching artist Chanel Thomas
1:00pm-1:30pm Interactive tour of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
1:30pm-2:00pm Interactive tour of Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
2:00pm-2:30pm Tour of Claiming Space exhibit
2:30pm-3:00pm Puzzle game for the whole family in Claiming Space exhibit
3:00pm-4:00pm Improvisational games inspired by Hull-House resident Neva Boyd
About Jane Addams Day: In 1931, Jane Addams became the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In 2007, the State of Illinois set aside December 10 as a holiday to remember Addams’ lifelong commitment to peace and justice.
Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School is a collaborative exhibition that explores the transformation of public school space amidst the backdrop of depopulation, divestment and school closures of Chicago’s West Side Public Schools. The exhibition is open through March 31, 2018.