Discussion. “Give Voice to a Creative State: The Future of Arts Advocacy in Illinois.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Ra Joy, executive director of Arts Alliance Illinois, presents.
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
School’s Out: Art Glass Done Wright. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. After viewing Wright’s glass designs at the Robie House, kids ages 7 and up (accompanied by an adult) will be invited to create their own glass designs using tracing paper, colored pencils(…)
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s(…)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. 10-6 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $10 non-member adults, $8 member adults, $5 ages 7-12 and free for children under age 6. Kicks off with a live screening of President Barack Obama’s inauguration and features performances, dance and films.
Film Screening. “Saving the Sphinx.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free.
Sundays at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with Rockefeller Chapel Choir and organ and carillon music.
Exhibition Reception. 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A reception for the debut of artist Tom Torluemke’s exhibit on society, “Fearsome Fable – Tolerable Truth.”