The Great Black Music Ensemble led by Ernest Dawkins

Acclaimed jazz saxophonist and composer Ernest Dawkins and his band presents a special performance in partnership with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, featuring guest jazz guitarist George Freemen. As a premier performing group of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Inc. (AACM), Great Black Music Ensemble features some of Chicago‚Äôs… Learn More

Jet Teen Article Club

The Arts Bank presents its first ever teen article club! Middle School and high school aged youth join us for an in-depth discussion and activities surrounding the historic Jet magazine. On August 12, the discussion will be centered on the first Jet magazine, published on Nov. 1, 1951. All articles are accessible on Google Books,… Learn More

D-Composed Kids Edition

The intimate chamber music experience D-Composed presents the first ever D-Composed Kids. At this intimate concert experience, attendees will hear specially hand-picked arrangements for the ears of our younger attendees. Each song is bite-sized and lasts no more than 5 minutes. And of course, each work pays homage to black composers. Following the show, kids… Learn More

Jet Teen Article Club

The Arts Bank presents its first ever teen article club! Middle School and high school aged youth join us for an in-depth discussion and activities surrounding the historic Jet magazine. On August 26, the discussion will be centered on the July 23, 2001 edition. All articles are accessible on Google Books, we encourage attendees to… Learn More