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An Exhibition of artwork from 40 schools in 4 locations

Join us to meet the students, teaching artists, classroom teachers, and families of CAPE 2022!

Exhibitions, Receptions and Hours
Convergence is an annual exhibition of student arts-integrated projects created in CAPE’s Artist/Researcher Partners Program. The exhibition is a collection in four locations of artworks by K-12 students from 40 classrooms across Chicago Public Schools. Teachers and teaching artists begin the year formulating inquiry questions that form the investigative arc for their curriculum—these questions set in motion student engagement through art-making to explore and expand academic content learning. By creating original artworks, students make connections between academics and the environment outside the classroom.

Convergence 2022, Acre Projects
2439 S Oakley Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60608
Sat., June 4, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Free and Open to the Public
Exhibition runs Sat., June 4 – Sun., June 5, hours by appt
Featuring work by students at Alex Haley Elementary Academy, New Sullivan Elementary, STEM Magnet Academy, Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math and Science, Ray Graham Training Center, South Shore International College Prep, Taylor Elementary, and Telpochcalli Elementary

Convergence 2022, PO Box Gallery
6900 N Glenwood, Chicago, IL 60626
Reception Sat., June 11, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Free and Open to the Public
Exhibition runs Thurs., June 9 to Tues., June 14; open 12:00 to 4:00pm Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues
Featuring work by students at Goudy Technology Academy, Rogers Fine Arts, Boone Elementary

Convergence 2022, Ignition Project Space
3839 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
Reception Sat., June 18, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Free and Open to the Public
Exhibition runs Sat., June 4 to June 25, by Appointment – work is viewable from the street
Featuring work by students at North-Grand High School, Henry H. Nash Fine & Performing Arts Academy

Convergence 2022, Hairpin Arts Center

Opening Night Fundraiser Reception Wed., June 22, 5:00 – 8:00pm

2810 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60618

Exhibition runs Wed, June 22 to Fri, June 24, 12:00 to 4:00pm
Featuring work by students at Bateman Elementary, Lake View High School, Camras Children’s Engineering School, Murphy Elementary School, Henry Elementary School, Durkin Park Elementary, Dever Elementary, Pasteur Elementary, Pirie Fine Arts, Chicago High School for the Agricultural Sciences

Masks are required at all exhibitions and receptions. COVID precautions will follow Public Health Advisories.

Many thanks to the Polk Bros. Foundation, the Laird Norton Family Foundation, and the Wildflower Foundation for their support of Convergence 2022.

If you’d like to make a gift to support CAPE’s work in advance of the exhibition, please click here.

View the 2020-2021 Virtual CONVERGENCE HERE.

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