Please join Natalie Moore as she reads from her book that Ta-Nehisi Coates calls “an exquisite exploration of a portion of Chicago that has long embodied the problems and promise of black America”. Natalie will join Isis Ferguson and Heather I. Robinson in an open discussion about growing up on the storied south side, the… Learn More
Join us for April’s Black Scholars Salon, a collaboration between Rebuild Foundation, Arts + Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture featuring Thelma Golden in conversation with Theaster Gates. Thelma and Theaster will discuss Golden’s experiences growing a Black museum, and the role and challenge of institutionality in black cultural spaces. … Learn More
Join us for the ever-changing always engaging music of Maggie Brown as she digs through the crates of the Stony Island Arts Bank as if she were a DJ, mixing in different songs, poetry & drama. Maggie Brown’s residency allows her to reflect upon the archive of Oscar Brown Jr. and explore the possibility of legacy,… Learn More
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Stony Island Arts Bank.Tours begin in the Johnson Publishing Library and include behind-the-scenes viewings of our private collection areas including the “godfather of House music” Frankie Knuckles’ vinyl collection.