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.

Reading the Black Library: Nate Marshall

For this series, invited artists, musicians, students and community members, are encouraged to read from our collections and explore connections with their own life and work. July features readings by poets in the lead up to the first annual Chicago Poetry Block Party, which is hosted by the Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary. Followed by… Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Join us every Thursday for an evening with Rebuild Foundation’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, performing back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is often recognized for his orchestral and melodic performance style that involves the use of “non-musical” objects. Avery brings his creative practice into the environment, sharing his process with the audience. Coultrain… Learn More

House Tea Ceremony

Relax and unwind with home-brewed tea and music with House Tea Ceremony at the Stony Island Arts Bank. This Ceremony will include African teas from The Whole Hearted. And, as always, featured audio selections from the Frankie Knuckles Vinyl Collection catalogue.

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.

Reading the Black Library: Keith Wilson

For this series, invited artists, musicians, students and community members, are encouraged to read from our collections and explore connections with their own life and work. July features readings by poets in the lead up to the first annual Chicago Poetry Block Party, which is hosted by the Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary. Followed by… Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Join us every Thursday for an evening with Rebuild Foundation’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, performing back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is often recognized for his orchestral and melodic performance style that involves the use of “non-musical” objects. Avery brings his creative practice into the environment, sharing his process with the audience. Coultrain… Learn More

Disco: Music, Culture, and Community

The 13th Annual Silver Room Sound System Block Party: Opening Reception Event In honor of Frankie Knuckles. We take a look into the world of “Disco” and the underground music scene through the lens of author Bill Berstein and his book “Disco.” Panel discussion and Q&A with Chicago’s and NYC’s luminaries of the era. Organized… Learn More

House Tea Ceremony

Relax and unwind with home-brewed tea and music with House Tea Ceremony at the Stony Island Arts Bank. This Ceremony will include African teas from The Whole Hearted. And, as always, featured audio selections from the Frankie Knuckles Vinyl Collection catalogue.

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!

Rebuild Foundation Walking Tour

Rebuild’s summer walking tour returns for July. Learn more about our history in the neighborhood and connect-the-dots between our multiple program sites. Itinerary includes the Archive House, community garden, Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative and concludes at the Stony Island Arts Bank. Distance approximately 1.5 miles. Please note that many of our spaces are housed… Learn More

Reading the Black Library: Eve Ewing

For this series, invited artists, musicians, students and community members, are encouraged to read from our Johnson Publishing Library and explore connections with their own life and work. July features readings by poets in the lead up to the first annual Chicago Poetry Block Party, which is hosted by the Poetry Foundation and Crescendo Literary…. Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Join us every Thursday for an evening with Rebuild Foundation’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, performing back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is often recognized for his orchestral and melodic performance style that involves the use of “non-musical” objects. Avery brings his creative practice into the environment, sharing his process with the audience. Coultrain… Learn More

House Tea Ceremony

Relax and unwind with home-brewed tea and music with House Tea Ceremony at the Stony Island Arts Bank. This Ceremony will include African teas from The Whole Hearted. And, as always, featured audio selections from the Frankie Knuckles Vinyl Collection catalogue.

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.

Reading the Black Library: South Side Storytelling

The Johnson Publishing Library showcases some of the best storytelling to come out of the South Side of Chicago. Today, artists, writers, and thinkers from the South Side are upholding that tradition, using their platforms to share their experiences with audiences nationwide. Hear a conversation with poet Nate Marshall, author of Wild Hundreds, artist and… Learn More

Mikel Patrick Avery + Coultrain

Join us every Thursday for an evening with Rebuild Foundation’s musicians-in-residence, Mikel Patrick Avery and Coultrain, performing back-to-back. Avery, a percussionist and composer, is often recognized for his orchestral and melodic performance style that involves the use of “non-musical” objects. Avery brings his creative practice into the environment, sharing his process with the audience. Coultrain… Learn More

House Tea Ceremony

Relax and unwind with home-brewed tea and music with House Tea Ceremony at the Stony Island Arts Bank. This Ceremony will include African teas from The Whole Hearted. And, as always, featured audio selections from the Frankie Knuckles Vinyl Collection catalogue.

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.