Join us for a screening of Tonika Johnson's Folded Map Project on Sunday August 22 at 2:00pm.
Hyde Park Book Club Upcoming Events June-November 2021 Monday, June 21, 2021, 7:30 via Zoom. We will be joined by Emmy award winning author Maria Hinojosa, who grew up in Hyde Park and attended Lab School, for a discussion of her book Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in [...]
The Museum of Science and Industry was built as the Palace of Fine Arts for the World’s Columbian Exposition. This photograph documents the building’s construction, circa 1892. Photograph by C.D. Arnold. Chicago Public Library, C.D. Arnold Photographic Collection, Volume I, Plate 46c. Johanna Russ and I are shown here standing in the section of the exhibit [...]
The Hyde Park Book Club Presents:Chicago Artists Colonies with Author Keith M. Stolte August 17, 2020
Peep, peep, peep cried the baby chicks as they skittered along the hallway, each chick followed by an enchanted ninth-grader. This was my first day at Faulkner, and I had had no experience at all with teenagers. But I was determined to give the students the hands-on experience I felt they needed to learn about the science of life.