Street Address
5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60615
Mailing Address
5307 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60615
Hours
Monday - Friday 9 - 5 and Saturday noon - 5
Admissions
FREE
Museum Type(s)
Art
Staff
Marie Shurkus
phone: 312-324-5520
Eliza Duenow, Director of Education
phone: 773-324-5520
Kate Lorenz, Executive Director
phone: 773-324-5520
Margarita Roman, Office Manager
phone: 773-324-5520
Allison Peters, Exhibitions Coordinator
phone: 773-324-5520

History

Founded in 1939, the Hyde Park Art Center is the oldest alternative art space in Chicago. The Art Center presents six exhibits each year along with dozens of art classes for kids 3 to 93 in ceramics, painting, drawing, photography and other visual arts taught by professional artists. The Art Center also supports dozens of art-based community outreach initiatives serving over 4,000 young people annually on the south and west sides of Chicago.

Artifacts Collections

No permanent collections.

Educational Programs

Over 200 classes per year, for kids 3 to 93, all taught by professional artists ranging from painting and ceramics to handmade books, calligraphy and stained glass.

Governance

nonprofit

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: No

Publications

Yes, a quarterly newsletter/class schedule and exhibition books.

  • Hyde Park Art Center Newsletter + Class Schedule

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible