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Open House Chicago 2022

Open House Chicago 2022

Join us on Satuday, October 15, 2022 from 10am-5pm for a day of fall fun with Open House Chicago.

Visitors can see the entire studio on self-guided tours, including glassblowing shop and ceramics studio with demonstrations throughout the day. Purchase artwork or sign up to make glass pumpkins. 

Check out Chicago Architecture Center's site for more info:

https://openhousechicago.org/sites/site/firebird-community-arts

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Gather 2022 | Thursday, September 15th | 5:30-8:30pm

Gather 2022 | Thursday, September 15th | 5:30-8:30pm

GATHER 2022 - We came together to give, heal, and empower! Thank you for joining us for an evening filled with tasty treats, drinks, glassblowing, and a silent auction filled with original art and getaways.  To see photos from that evening, please click here. Thursday, September 15th | ...

West Side Mutual Aid

West Side Mutual Aid

Firebird is located within the East Garfield Park neighborhood of the West Side of Chicago. The students and student interns of our Fireworks teen program collaborated with their instructors to build a list of West Side mutual aid supports. Youth also designed icons to represent the types of...

Our Anti-Racism Action Plan

Our Anti-Racism Action Plan

Things we have done/are doing to dismantle white supremacy: Diversifying our Executive Board from 100% white in 2012 to over half POC currently Prioritizing access of South and West Side youth of color to rarefied art media in schools and in our studio Employing Black and Brown youth...