Open House

March 17, 2012, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S. Halsted St, Chicago

Come to our OPEN HOUSE and find out everything you need to know to submit a proposal for a speculative monument that memorializes police torture in Chicago and the struggle against it.

JOIN US as we launch our fabulous new website including:

  • an archive of media history on the Burge torture cases
  • video testimonials by torture survivors
  • sample memorials
  • and more


  • a special performance by FM Supreme illustrates the power of poetry as a memorial to the torture survivors 
  • a short presentation by NEIU students shows how class projects can result in original memorials
  • a WANTS and NEEDS bulletin board provides concrete ways for you to get involved with this project from outreach to fundraising to setting up roving exhibitions
  • mix and mingle with activists, artists and educators over tasty refreshments


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