Saturday, October 23, 2010

Walking Tour of Hyde Park Murals Rescheduled!

HYPA - Hyde Park Alliance for Arts and Culture

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Tour starts at: 5226 S. Harper Ave.

Learn about the distinguished collection of public art adorning the walls of the viaducts along Lake Park Avenue as Jon Pounds, Executive Director of the Chicago Public Art Group, will lead a walking tour of the underpasses at 53rd, 55th and 56th Streets at Lake Park Avenue. Coloring books featuring the work of Margaret Burroughs to be given away.

See new installations featuring the work of Margaret Burroughs, Terry Evans, John Himmelfarb and Calvin Jones as well as restored murals by William Walker and Olivia Gude. Find out about Bernard Williams’ plans for a new mural on 57th Street.

HyPa, 5226 S. Harper Ave. The tour begins at 2:00 PM and will start and end at the HyPa location. This event is FREE and open to the public. Metered public parking is available at the 53rd and Lake Park parking lot. Comfortable shoes are recommended. For more info call 773-324-8614.
Reference: From the HYPA website link.

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