“Hands On! The Intersection of Arts and Social Change at Hull-House”
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum director and chief curator, Jennifer Scott discusses Jane Addams’ important contributions to social change, the development of Hull-House, and the museum’s innovative approaches for activating this legacy.
Jane Addams – once called the “most dangerous woman in America” – was a feminist, international peace activist, a Nobel Prize winner, and among the most famous women in early 20th century America. An advocate for women, laborers, immigrants and the poor, she co-founded the Hull-House Social Settlement and helped to catalyze a movement. Art and participatory practices at Hull-House were ways to engage citizens, support their participation in a pluralistic society and encourage them to transform their lives.
As part of the 25th anniversary celebration, this CEU presentation will be offered at no cost for those who can attend on campus or by livestreaming.