Stony Island Arts Bank Tour

Tour the Arts Bank and learn more about our current exhibitions, collections, and highlights of the building renovation. Bring your questions about Rebuild’s work. Frankie Knuckles fans, Ebony and Jet readers, architecture buffs – all are welcome for this behind-the-scenes experience.

Other People’s Business: South Side Home Movies

The South Side Home Movie Project presents a rotating selection of home movies from our collection projected on real celluloid! This new monthly series showcases precious historical footage of everyday life pulled from basements, attics and garages across the South Side. All films are family friendly and we encourage audience participation! Image courtesy of the… Learn More

Stony Island Arts Bank Tour

Tour the Arts Bank and learn more about our current exhibitions, collections, and highlights of the building renovation. Bring your questions about Rebuild’s work. Frankie Knuckles fans, Ebony and Jet readers, architecture buffs – all are welcome for this behind-the-scenes experience.

Work on the Sabbath: Choir Rehearsal

Witness “Choir Rehearsal”, an interactive performance installation that transforms space through sound, song & community with poet, activist and composer, Avery R. Young. Along with other members of Chicago’s soul music community, Young will record sound bites and arrangements for an upcoming collection of sound design that merges soul and funk with gospel and poetry…. Learn More

Future of St. Laurence

Join us for an informative meeting on future plans for the St. Laurence Elementary school building and find out how to get involved in ongoing building improvement efforts on the site. Staff from Rebuild Foundation and Place Lab will be on hand to discuss the vision for reactivating St. Laurence as new community arts space… Learn More

Finding Fanon: Screening and Artist Talk

Inspired by the lost plays of the radical philosopher, writer and humanist Franz Fanon (1925–1961), Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s Finding Fanon trilogy negotiates Fanon’s commentary on race and decolonization in the early 20th century, including its intersection with migration, industrialization, and socioeconomic disparities in our globalized and technologically driven society. Join us for a… Learn More

Stony Island Arts Bank Tour

Tour the Arts Bank and learn more about our current exhibitions, collections, and highlights of the building renovation. Bring your questions about Rebuild’s work. Frankie Knuckles fans, Ebony and Jet readers, architecture buffs – all are welcome for this behind-the-scenes experience.

Family Band: Fall Session

Learn your favorite songs during our fall session of Family Band. Family Band is a multi-generational ensemble comprised of beginner to intermediate level aspiring musicians who work to expand their musical knowledge and experience through the communal efforts of mastering several songs with Intonation Music instructors. Family, friends, and neighbors — don’t miss this hands-on,… Learn More

Reading the Black Library: The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry

Ned and Constance Sublette read from and discuss The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry (Chicago Review Press) Winner of the American Book Award “The Sublettes offer an economic history and theory of slavery that is blunt in its assessment, unassailable in its argument and accessible to a general reader.” —The Guardian… Learn More

Stony Island Arts Bank Tour

Tour the Arts Bank and learn more about our current exhibitions, collections, and highlights of the building renovation. Bring your questions about Rebuild’s work. Frankie Knuckles fans, Ebony and Jet readers, architecture buffs – all are welcome for this behind-the-scenes experience.

Family Band: Fall Session

Learn your favorite songs during our fall session of Family Band. Family Band is a multi-generational ensemble comprised of beginner to intermediate level aspiring musicians who work to expand their musical knowledge and experience through the communal efforts of mastering several songs with Intonation Music instructors. Family, friends, and neighbors — don’t miss this hands-on,… Learn More

Open Dances: Onye Ozuzu

Talk Dance with Onye Ozuzu, newly awarded Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist and accomplished educator; as she shares new choreographic work reflecting the traditions of the African diaspora and contemporary form. Open Dances is a year long dance forum, curated by Rebuild’s choreographer- in- residence Barak adé Soleil; offering opportunities to build community and explore… Learn More

Art 21/Chicago: Screening + conversation with Chris Ware, Barbara Kasten and Theaster Gates

Black Cinema House and ART21 present the Chicago premiere of  Art in the Twenty-First Century: Chicago, the celebrated documentary series’ look at four acclaimed Chicago artists who transform humble materials into epic works and freely blur the boundaries between fine and popular arts. The screening will be followed by conversation with featured artists Chris Ware,… Learn More