Grantee Partner Spotlight: Hyde Park Art Center
Since its inception in 1939, Hyde Park Art Center has grown from a small collective of artists to establishing a strong legacy of risk-taking and experimentation, emerging as a unique Chicago arts institution with social impact. They received an Illinois Humanities grant to support an exhibition illustrating the work of Octavia E. Butler.
Let us protect porches and rocking chairs
At Illinois Humanities one of the core values of our work is to make and protect space for the exchange of challenging ideas, meaningful dialogue, and personal reflection.
Film Festival’s Accessibility Efforts Show Impact Is More Than Just a Number
Full Spectrum Features received an Illinois Humanities grant to intentionally move accessibility of Chicago’s cultural arts spaces from discussion to reality. Read about their test case at the Reeling 2022: The 40th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.