Q&A with Sherry Williams, Founder of Bronzeville Historical Society

Q&A with Sherry Williams, Founder of Bronzeville Historical Society

http://blog.preservationnation.org/2014/09/15/qa-sherry-williams-bronzeville-historical-society/#.VB9ejitdXgI Q&A with Sherry Williams of the Bronzeville Historical Society Posted on: September 15th, 2014 by Katherine Flynn 5 Comments A photo of a Pullman Porter on display during a 2009 exhibit on the Great Migration at Pullman’s Hotel Florence. While the historic neighborhoods of Pullman and Bronzeville in Chicago’s South Side are 11 miles … Continue reading

Bronzeville Art Exhibit – Friday July 25, 2014

Bronzeville Art Exhibit – Friday July 25, 2014

Hello Friends, Mark your calendar and come out to attend an amazing outdoor Art Exhibit at the Douglas Monument Park. Photographer extraordinaire Annie Stubenfield will also introduce youth photographers. Activities include Musical performance,mingle, and tour of Douglas Tomb Site. EVENT IS FREE TO THE PUBLiC 12noon – 2:30pm on Fri. July 25, 2015 Douglas Monument … Continue reading

Will to Adorn – Chicago 2014

Will to Adorn – Chicago 2014

THE WILL TO ADORN African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity The Will to Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity is a multi-year collaborative folk cultural research and public presentation project initiated by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Through the work and perspectives of museum, academic, and community scholars, as … Continue reading

Urban Gateways award goes to Samantha Hill

Urban Gateways award goes to Samantha Hill

  Julie Reynolds Shaw Memorial Award Announced PRESS RELEASES | April 24, 2014 Contact: Brian J. Foster Phone: (312) 445-2749 (office) / (773) 209-5749 (cell) Email: bfoster@urbangateways.org Media Alert Julie Reynolds Shaw Memorial Award Announced Urban Gateways, a 53-year-old Chicago multidiscipline arts provider, announces that Samantha Hill is this year’s recipient of the Julie Reynolds … Continue reading

Author, Activist, Poet, Filmmaker Sam Greenlee dies at age 83

Author, Activist, Poet, Filmmaker Sam Greenlee dies at age 83

A grand old oak tree has fallen… Our long term advisor and friend Sam Greenlee has passed away. Memorial will be held at DuSable Museum of African American Art on June 6, 2014 at 6:30pm-9:30pm. More details to follow soon. Spook Who Sat By The Door – movie by Sam Greenlee