John Legend: Show Me Challenge

John Legend, The Show Me Campaign and Cities of Learning across the country are looking for creative works that engage, inspire and provoke. We are asking youth to Show us through art and digital media how they might change or rethink school to make sure every youth from every neighborhood gets a quality education. We want youth to be aware of challenges facing education, but we also want them to present their ideas for solution.

Yollocalli Summer Exhibition

We are excited about our upcoming summer exhibition with some super great young people. Come visit us in La Villita and see trippy videos, wild wheat pastes, imaginary maps, and soundscapes. 2801 S Ridgeway - Little Village Boys and Girls Club August 15 6pm-8pm

YMCA Chicago Presents "Bridging the Divide"

Look around you. Do you see something beautiful? Do you see a strong family? Or an inspiring community leader making a difference? Do you see a safe, supportive place? Or a person you respect? Find the bright lights that exist today in your community... Now, take a picture. Submit your photos showing positive examples of beauty and strength to our "Bridging the Divide" photo contest, which begins on Wednesday, July 23 and concludes on Thursday, August 21, 2014. A first place winner from each participating community will receive a $300 prize, second place winners will receive a prize of $200, and third place winners will receive a prize of $100.

Street-Level's Summer Exhibition FRIDAY

Street-level invites you to come on through this friday from 6-8pm for our summer exhibition, uncomfortable beauty. uncomfortable beauty street-level youth media 1637 n. ashland ave. friday, aug. 8, 6-8pm

Unthink the Museum TONIGHT!

On Thursday 8/7 from 5-7pm at the Art Institute, Museum Education's summer College and Teen Interns will "unthink" the museum experience through pop-up programs, activities, and interventions in the galleries.

YOUmedia Monthly Game Club

A monthly game club that celebrates the best of video games, tournaments, play testing, game demos and more!

Career Ready Workshops for Teens @ Shedd Aquarium

Career Ready: Teen Job Skills Workshops Presented by Project SYNCERE, True Star Foundation, and Shedd Aquarium

"S.E.E.D" Maker Faire and Closing Ceremony

Friday, August 8 The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration 969 E. 60th Street (on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park) 1 - 4 p.m. (Maker Faire 1-3 p.m., Closing Ceremony 3-4 p.m.)

Southside Mini Maker Faire

The 2nd annual Southside Mini Maker Faire is right around the corner happening on Saturday, August 2nd at Ford City Mall. This year we are featuring 25+ Maker booths with tons of cool stuff to show off!

Digital Divas eCamp at DePaul!

Digital Divas is hosting a week long intensive eCamp at DePaul University Monday August 4, 2014 - Friday August 8, 2014.