August 30th, 2010

Celebrating Diversity

Join the Chicago Public Library in celebration of diverse history and heritage throughout the year. The library observes six heritage months annually. These months include:

February: African-American History Month

March: Women’s History Month

May: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

June: LGBT Pride Month

September/October: Hispanic Heritage Month

October: Polish American Heritage Month

Throughout each designated month, the Chicago Public Library features a variety of programs highlighting the culture,traditions, and contributions to society of these groups.

For more information on programs celebrating diversity, click here.

April 19th, 2010

ARTISTS WANTED! DEADLINE TODAY.

CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH AT THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Chicago Public Library will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month this coming September 15-October 15, 2010. Neighborhood branch libraries across the city are interested in exhibiting local artists as a tribute to Latinos/Hispanics in the Arts.

For consideration, please send the following to rbild@chipublib.org by April 19, 2010:

– Resume
– Artist Statement
– Website URL or JPEG images of three representative works
– Dimensions of your artwork

ALL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS must be met for consideration. Any submission that is lacking, sent after due date, or incomplete will not be considered.

You may also indicate:

– Any preferred CPL Branch or District Library
– If CPL can keep material for our Chicago Artists Archive
– If you would like to work with a branch to present a program about your work

Please email rbild@chipublib.org or call (312) 744-9573 with any questions

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