and lecture are part of "Cultural Heritage Through the Arts"- the
center's year-long visiting artist series.
intends to increase cultural understanding among people from diverse
backgrounds," said Royster. "If nothing else, the exhibits and lectures
will help participants learn to use art to understand what it is
to be human and how humans achieve within a complex social order."
of 'Cultural Heritage Through the Arts' challenge audiences to address
discrimination, racism and prejudice at the same time that they
demonstrate that art transcends cultural differences," said Royster.
runs Dec. 1-31. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30
a.m. to 4:45 p.m., or by appointment. Artists interested in being
a part of future visiting artist series should contact the African-American
Cultural Center at (312) 996-9549.
the series is provided, in part, by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone
Graham Foundation and the Student Activities Funding Committee of