LOSING MAXWELL STREET? A Thesis Submitted to The Faculty of the College of the University of Chicago In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Department of Anthropology by HANNAH NORWOOD. Chicago, Illinois, May, 2013 Maxwell Street Market might still exist by name in Chicago, but ask anyone involved with … Read More
The Maxwell Street Foundation partnered with the Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning at DePaul University to have students in Maxwell Street Foundation board member Janelle Walker’s “Documenting Maxwell Street and Pilsen” classes catalogue some of the Maxwell Street Foundation’s collection of historic material documenting the old Maxwell Street Market and neighborhood. Students … Read More
Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra painted a rainbow-colored mural of blues legend Muddy Waters in 2016. Muddy Waters gained acclaim playing clubs on the South and West sides in the 1940s and ’50s and through his hits at Chess Records, based in Chicago. The mural, which is part of the Wabash Arts Corridor project to … Read More
“Maxwell Street’s Last Hope” at Uri-Eichen Gallery, 2101 S. Halsted, Chicago, June 10- July 1, 2016 Opening Friday, June 10, 2016 from 6-10 pm with live music: Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band, featuring Killer Ray Allison, Rasheed Stewart Muhammad, & Chris Alexander. MAXWELL STREET’S LAST HOPE will explore the meager resources that … Read More
From April through October in 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Maxwell Street Foundation will keep a seasonal presence at the New Maxwell Street Market by a history display of photos, books, T-shirts and posters. Shoppers have one-stop shopping at the Market to show their love of Maxwell Street! The Market is open to the public … Read More
September 3 through October 9, 2016 — “West Side Images” Eufemio Pulido and the Maxwell Street Photography Collection at the Prospectus Art Gallery at 1210 W. 18th Street, Chicago. Open Wed-Sun 12-5 pm — Mon & Tue by appointment. 312-733-6132. Opening reception September 3, 5-10 pm with entertainment by Vincent Johnson and Joe Gollinger. Eufemio … Read More
October 15-16, 2016, Maxwell Street Collection portfolio of photographs on display at University Hall, 26th floor, at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.