Every Year as part of February’s Black History Month, Loyola Park puts on a Celebration at the Loyola Park Fieldhouse. This year’s event had close to 100 attendees and featured live music and dance performances, as well as a drumming lesson!
Students from local schools participate in the event and have the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting. This years submissions came from these local 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.