Honoring 40 Years of Art, Culture, and Social change (1976-2016)

The UIC Latino Cultural Center (LCC) celebrates 40 years from Sept 1976 to Sept 2016! This video features the LCC staff (2011-2016), and a few of the many UIC students, faculty/staff and alumni, and community partners that have contributed to the center throughout the years. #lcc40

During the anniversary celebration, the LCC engaged ten local artists from the Chicago Latino community to conceptualize, repurpose, and paint ten concrete ash urns that were part of the campus grounds until it became a smoke-free campus. This art installation was designed to became part of LCC and UIC Heritage Garden satellites and tours. The ten artists painted the concrete urns with their interpretation of “social pollinators” and animal pollinators. Read more…