Sun, Aug 29 | Facebook Live and YouTube Live

Grant Park and The Trial of the Chicago 7

Take a virtual walk through Grant Park while considering Aaron Sorkin's movie 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' and public art.
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Grant Park and The Trial of the Chicago 7

Time and Location

Aug 29, 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM CDT
Facebook Live and YouTube Live

About

Often called "Chicago's front yard," Grant Park comprises several city locations: Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum Campus.

But on this day in 1968, as Netflix's The Trial of the Chicago 7 points out, Grant Park saw major clashes between the Chicago Police Department and demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention. We'll consider the film, Grant Park's history, and public art on this short virtual tour.

More info:

  • To watch, visit our Facebook Page or YouTube channel at the scheduled time and click PLAY on the live video. That's it! You do not need a Facebook or YouTube account to watch.
  • Register here, and you'll receive a reminder in your inbox 24 hours before the event!
  • This event is free; tips/donations are accepted.

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