Chicago Park District’s Garfield Park Conservatory Announces Opening of Special Exhibit, Still Life in Real Life: Charles Ethan Porter

The Artist's Garden will feature the flowers and fruit that inspired the paintings of the African American artist; Exhibit runs July 28 thr

Chicago Park District Announces the Extension of Temporary Art Installation "Demand Justice" Through July 26

Artist talks scheduled at site of art piece on June 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in celebration of Juneteenth.

Chicago Park District Kicks Off 9th Season of Night Out in the Parks

New this year is an early childhood series and roaming spectacles from June to October

Chicago Park District June 2021 eNewsletter

Plan your summer adventures safely with the Chicago Park District!

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Youth Opportunities “Rediscover Summer”

Rediscover Summer will provide Chicago youth with thousands of programming and employment opportunities throughout the summer from the City

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

Chicago Tribune: Review: Fannie Lou Hamer, played in a Chicago park by E. Faye Butler, roars out a timely message

On a cool September night, just as the sun began to set in beautiful Abbott Park on Chicago’s South Side, the utterly unstoppable actress E.

February 2020 Newsletter: Need a summer job? The 1st Teen Fair is on Jan. 31

Mark your calendars and register for our new spring programs beginning February 24 & 25. 

Chicago Tribune: Chicago Park District hosts its first homecoming dance for LGBTQ teens, complete with a DJ, voguing and a stately ballroom

Even in an era when LGBTQ teens are increasingly joining the ranks of homecoming royalty, some feel uncomfortable with the highly gendered