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12:15 pm

Arts Bank Public Tour

February 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60649 United States
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An in-depth introduction to the Stony Island Arts Bank, including the architectural restoration, special collections, and ongoing programming activities, led by Rebuild Foundation staff. Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

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2:00 pm

Arts Bank Cinema: Something the Lord Made

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60649 United States
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In this screening, we explore the legacy of the black cardiac pioneer, Vivien Thomas (1910–1985). Originally hired to be a janitor at Vanderbilt University, Thomas trailblazes beyond societal expectations for Black folks in the 1930s and pioneered modern heart surgery, alongside white surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899–1964).

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