and lecture are part of "Cultural Heritage Through the Arts"- the
center's year-long Visiting Artist Series. The program contributes
to the center's mission by using art to promote a greater understanding
and appreciation of contemporary African-American cultures.
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 something
of what it is to be human and how humans achieve within a complex
runs Oct. 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 (312) 996-9549.
the series is provided, in part, by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone
Graham Foundation and the Student Activities Funding Committee of