Black History Celebration at Loyola Park- Feb.23rd

April 25th, 2019 Posted by events 0 thoughts on “Black History Celebration at Loyola Park- Feb.23rd”

Every Year as part of February’s Black History Month, Loyola Park puts on a Celebration at the Loyola Park Fieldhouse. Our 2019 event had close to 100 attendees and featured live music and dance performances, as well as a drumming lesson!

This year’s theme is “Lit to Read.” Stay tuned for updates!

Students from local schools participate in the event and have the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting. 2019 participants included the following schools:

Acero Schools, Cruz Campus. – Visual Art
Joseph Brennemann School – Visual Art
Gale Community Academy – Visual Art
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School – Visual Art
Mather High School – Visual Art
New Field Elementary- Visual Art
Nicholas Senn High School – Visual Art
Sullivan High School – Visual Art
Enrico Tonti Elementary School – Visual Art

Here is a gallery of photos from 2018 Black History Celebration featuring the poet Gwendolyn Brooks and local students showcasing their artwork.


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1230 W Greenleaf Ave
Chicago, IL 60626


We welcome volunteers to join the Loyola Park Advisory Council and/or assist the weekend of the Artists of the Wall Festival. Our meetings take place at 6:30pm the first Wednesday of each month at the Loyola Park Field house.