Annual Teaching Artists Summit @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Annual Teaching Artists Summit. 9:30 a.m.-4:30p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.  Free but registration requested . 773-324-5520. The second annual citywide Teaching Artists Summit will provide a space for reflection and instruction on ways that arts pedagogy can create meaningful platforms for democracy, protest, and self-care. Guest facilitators will share insights into empowering students during moments of societal change, lead a guided exploration of the Art Center’s exhibition Public School and introduce teaching artists to experiential processes that can be incorporated into their own classroom practices. Organized by Chicago Artists Coalition and Hyde Park Art Center.

State of the Garden: Womanism in the Post-Obama Era @ University of Chicago Divinity School-Swift Hall
Apr 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

State of the Garden: Womanism in the Post-Obama Era. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. University of Chicago Divinity School-Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St. Free. Forum on women and politics in the current political climate. Visit

Conservation Conversation @ Campus North Parking Garage
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm

Conservation Conversation. 2 p.m. Campus North Parking Garage, 5525 S. Ellis Ave. Free but registration required. Concrete Traffic, Wolf Vostel’s concrete-covered Cadillac, will be discussed.  Visit

Bixler Playlot Park Community Meeting
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm

Bixler Playlot Park Community Meeting. 3 p.m. 1372 E. 57th St.