What’s going on at the Art Center Highland Park?! | 08/22/2022

Ready to do great things this month of AUGUST 2022?! At Art Center Highland Park, we offer a variety of events for all art lovers! Our events are all FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

1. Late Night at the Galleries with Max Subar (rain or shine!)

August 10, 6-8 p.m.

FREE with registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l… (copy and paste into browser if LINK is not active)

Bring a blanket, lunch, lawn chairs, and catch a classical guitar concert featuring Max Subar on our lawn before strolling through our exhibit, voices and visions. In case of bad weather, the event will be moved indoors. Born and raised in Illinois and based in Chicago, Max Subar writes songs that attempt to illuminate the invisible. Intimately expressing her inner self and placing honesty at the forefront of the process, her writing seeks the companionship of the listener.

2. Voices and visions

August 5 – September 24

Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm

Join us to celebrate the artists behind voices and visions. The theme of this exhibition explores how cancer can be a metaphor both literally and symbolically and features artists whose works address the many issues related to cancer, from fear and in the face of our mortality to the search for strength and the community building.

3. Youth Summer Showcase

August 5 – September 2

Mon-Sat 10am-4pm (except Tue. 1pm-4pm)

Our summer campers have been hard at work creating murals, sculptures, paintings and more! Help us celebrate their creations by joining us on August 5 at 5:30 p.m. for the opening of the Youth Summer Showcase.

4. Chicago Defender

August 18, 6-8:30 p.m.

FREE with RSVP in advance via email: [email protected]

Author Myiti Sengstacke Rice will talk about the Chicago Defenderhis book on the famous African-American newspaper of the same name founded in 1905. Following Myiti’s presentation on the legacy of the Chicago Defender, there will be a reception and book signing.

5. Artist interview with Donald Lipski

August 20, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

FREE with registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a… (copy and paste into browser if LINK is not active)

Award-winning artist Donald Lipski presents an artist talk Saturday, August 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the Art Center Highland Park. Known for his poetic combination and modification of existing things, Lipski returns to his hometown of Highland Park to discuss his process of creating large-scale public art installations.

6. EXCHANGE with Bob Hercules

August 21, 2-4 p.m.

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Join the Art Center Highland Park as we welcome Peabody and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Bob Hercules for a discussion of his work. The program will include excerpts from his films, “Mikva: Democracy is a Verb” and “Stoney Does Houston”.

DISCLAIMER: The Art Center Highland Park has been a 501c3 non-profit arts organization since June 1960