After Today: exhibition opening 5/8

After Today includes seven artists’ projects that respond to the city of Chicago's social, political, and economic conditions. The seven artists, all Chicago-based, use a variety of organization and material strategies and focus on topics that range across economic effects, collective action, and how the past and present condition desires for the future—with a number of projects highlighting aspects of the city’s criminal justice system. More»

The Spook Who Sat by the Door: film screening 4/28

Circles and Ciphers invites young people of color to enjoy a screening of an historic film and participate in an interactive, community-building event. "The Spook Who Sat by the Door" is based on the book by Chicago author Sam Greenlee. The film depicts the civil rights struggle of the late 1960s and focuses on the issues of resistance and Black militancy. This event will provide a safe space for youth to reflect and discuss the films themes. Hip-hop peace circles before and after the film will include creative writing, art-making, and political education. More»

Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists: event 4/30 at 6pm

Please join Pentimenti Productions, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and Gallery 400 for a special screening of the documentary film Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists and a "Gender Equality in the Visual Arts" panel discussion. This event will be the third in a series of three free screening and discussion events funded by a Chicago Public Programs Grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art. Each discussion expands upon a different theme presented in the film. More»