Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 – Mar 31, 2018 4:30 – 6 pm

800 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607

JAHHM opens Claiming Space: Creative Grounds and Freedom Summer School, a collaborative exhibition featuring a partnership with a West Side neighborhood school and West Side artists Leah Gipson, Alexandria Eregbu, Nicole Marroquin, educator Danton Floydand urban research group Creative Grounds. The exhibition explores the transformation of public school space amidst the backdrop of depopulation, divestment and school closures on Chicago’s West Side.

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum will open the exhibition to the public and hear from the artists and students featured in the exhibition on September 19 from 4:30-6pm