Join Uptown United, Red Line Service, and Cabinet of Curiosity for an UPTOWN Art Walk Processional


  • Date: 6/8/2024 11:00 AM - 6/8/2024 04:00 PM
  • Location 4628 North Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA (Map)
  • More Info: Winthrop Family Historical Garden

 

Description

Public gardens are spaces of gathering; public gardens are spaces in which deep community bonds are forged through rest, play, creativity, beauty, and fun. Come by the Winthrop Family Historical Garden with your family, join us in making art for a carnivalesque procession; visit our make-up artists; share refreshments, and then join us in a real-life, merrymaking procession with musicians, fire-dancers, tumblers, costumes, instruments, and all sorts of silliness – help us gather community members along the way, and process with us through the Uptown art walk to bring a festive, jubilant  flair as well as fanfare to the artists, as they beautify OUR neighborhood with their murals. 

11am artmaking and refreshments begin and continue until 2:30pm. Stop by anytime from 11am onwards to make art for the processions. 

 Processions take place at: 11:30am, 1pm, and 2:30pm


This program is brought to you by:

Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce are partner organizations that share a mission to build a strong, unified business environment; facilitate economic development; and strengthen community—all to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving, and strong Uptown.exploreuptown.org

Red Line Service is a community of houseless or housing insecure artists working together with art professionals to reduce barriers to participation in the arts. The impacts of our work are decreasing social isolation; increasing sense of belonging; destigmatizing houselessness; providing channels for talent to be recognized, appreciated, and enjoyed; and, shifting the narrative on houselessness away from individual blame and moral failure toward the systems that cause it. For more information, www.redlineservice.org

Cabinet of Curiosity is composed of diverse project-by-project collectives who authentically collaborate on original celebrations and productions. Cabinet uses sophisticated puppetry and handmade devices to develop unique interactive experiences, productions, and events. We focus on creating new types of gatherings, ceremonies, and rituals which promote community and interactivity amongst people who may not normally mix. www.cocechicago.com

With special guests, Rogue Fire Dancers.