Northminster Presbyterian Church (located at 2515 Central Park in Evanston) is pleased to announce the September 26th opening of North of Chicago: Shorefront Stories and Legacies in its Tower Gallery exhibition space. In partnership with Shorefront Legacy Center, this exhibition will feature portraits and panels from the Shorefront traveling exhibition collection, highlighting the stories and legacies of African-American life on Chicago’s North Shore.
The exhibition will be in place through November 21st with several public opportunities for viewing during that time.
- On September 26th at 10:45 am (following the 9:30 am Worship Service) Dino Robinsion, Shorefront founder and Executive Director, will present brief remarks, sharing information about the exhibit and Shorefront’s work – and speaking to his research into discriminatory practices in North Evanston. The exhibition will then be open until 12:30 pm for viewing.
- Regular Exhibition Open Hours will take place on Sundays from 1-3 pm beginning October 3rd through November 21st. No reservations necessary.
- A Community Open House will take place on Thursday, November 4th from 7-8:30 pm. Dino Robinson will make a brief presentation and be available for questions during the exhibition viewing time. Reservations may be required. More information can be found on the Church website northminpres.org or by calling 847-869-9210.
- Groups may schedule a viewing of the exhibition outside these days and times by calling 847-869-9210 and inquiring about availability.
- Dates and times may change and access will be limited based on current Covid restrictions. Masks and social distancing will be required at all times inside the building.
This exhibition is hosted by the Racial Justice Task Force and the Worship, Music and the Arts Committee of Northminster Presbyterian Church. For most current exhibition information, visit northminpres.org or call the church office at 847-869-9210.