Public Events


Public Events

All events are free and open to everyone and take place at DePaul Art Museum unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Public Events

Stockyard Radio

Alternating Thursdays, 2:30–4pm

Join us for a bi-weekly radio program with artist Jim Duignan and invited guests. The radio station, located at DPAM as part of the exhibition Stockyard Institute: 25 Years of Art and Radical Pedagogy, will broadcast past and present Stockyard Institute radio projects. Key collaborators include Davion Mathews and Jeff Kowalkowski, who have worked with Stockyard Institute for decades to create community sound projects and radio broadcasts in schools, art spaces, public parks, and beyond. The radio station was built by Charlie Vinz of Adaptive Operations with generous funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

DePaul’s Class “Community Audio Art” with School of Music Professor Jeff Kowalski will be assisting to produce the broadcast.

Dates of upcoming radio programs: 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18

Stay tuned!

Recordings will be available every other Friday on Stockyard Institute's SoundCloud

Nicole Marroquin in conversation with Allison Peters Quinn

Wednesday, October 27, 6pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Learned Objects, interdisciplinary artist, researcher and teacher educator Nicole Marroquin will discuss her ceramic practice on view in the exhibition. Like her research which focuses on recuperating the history of youth and women’s leadership in the struggle for justice, her ceramic explores belonging and spatial justice. Marroquin will be in conversation with Allison Peters Quinn, Director of Exhibitions & Residency at Hyde Park Art Center. Peters Quinn work over the past ten years has been focused on realizing projects that address intersections between art, public space, and civically minded practices.


Regin Igloria in conversation with Rachel L. S. Harper

Thursday, November 18, 6pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Learned Objects, Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist and educator Regin Igloria will discuss his drawings, artists’ books, sculptures, and performances that portray the human condition as it relates to the natural environment and inhabited spaces. He works with various communities to create crossover between disparate populations and cultures, aiming to broaden the roles of both artists and non-artists. Igloria will be in conversation with Rachel L. S. Harper, artist, educator, researcher, and curator of Learned Objects.


Rochele Royster in conversation with Jim Duignan

Thursday, January 20, 6pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Learned Objects, Rochele Royster presents her work Dolls4Peace included in the exhibition, in which she invited children, teachers, and community members across Chicago to create handmade dolls as a means for addressing trauma and gun violence. Royster has worked for the last 20 years integrating art therapy into the educational setting and has worked with youth, adolescents, and young adults with various learning differences. Royster will be in conversation with Jim Duignan, artist and founder of Stockyard Institute.