DPAM Director interviewed on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight

March 7, 2018

WTTW’s Chicago Tonight talked to DPAM Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm about the current exhibition “Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate Unite: 1968-1975.”

ABC7 News Features Barbara Jones-Hogu

ABC7 NEWS featured a segment on “Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite: 1968-1975.”

Upcoming Events



Wednesday, May 30, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Join performers BEVERLY FRESH, THE CROONER, AND PAYTON, for a one night only event! With songs, stories, jokes, cries, grunts, moans, squeals and hollers, this call-and-response show will let you air your lungs out real good! So pick your purse and watch your watch because the WILD AMERICAN DOGS are REALLY SOMETHIN ELSE! Come and see with your own eyes and get ready to be inside of it all!

Free and open to everyone. Register

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The Center for Mediocrity Launch & Talent Show


May 31 | 1-2 pm

In conjunction with the current BEVERLY FRESH: Really Somethin Else exhibition, DPAM presents the launch of the Center for Mediocrity. The Center for Mediocrity is a new research fellowship program co-sponsored by the DePaul Humanities Center and administered by artist and DePaul faculty member Matthew Girson. For more information go to www.centerformediocrity.com.

The launch will include a Less Than Extraordinary Talent Show and a series of impersonations of not famous people which might include: an impersonation of very happy  guy named Josh, ”the crook” (finger dance), impression of “Cuddles,” a dog who Cuddles when he sees Alex Trebek on television, some anti-jokes, non sequiturs, maybe an impression of a Berlin or Den Haag based graphic designer talking about bookbinding or the ghost of Terrence Mckenna at Whole Foods. The event will include opportunities for guests to present their own (less than) extraordinary talents and do impersonations (of not famous people). Refreshments will be served.

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"BEVERLY FRESH: Really Somethin Else" Curator's Tour


Wednesday, June 6, 12 pm

DePaul Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm gives a tour of “BEVERLY FRESH: Really Somethin Else”, the first solo museum exhibition of multimedia artist, performer and DePaul Professor Zack Ostrowski.

Free and open to everyone. Register

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