DISCOVER GARFIELD PARK IN EAST GARFIELD PARK
Garfield Park totals more than 172 acres and was designed by William Le Baron Jenney, who is best known today as the father of the modern skyscraper. Widely recognized for its historic Golden Dome field house, the park also offers a swimming pool, baseball fields, an artificial turf athletic field, a fishing lagoon, tennis courts, floral gardens and playgrounds. Garfield Park is adjacent to the Garfield Park Conservatory (one of the largest conservatories in the United States and a major Chicago tourist attraction), which regularly hosts flower shows, beekeeping classes, and an Artist in Residence program.Explore the park
GREEN SHOW FEATURED: Monday, August 10 @ 5:30 P.M. (CT)
Najwa Dance CorpsWatch Performance
A professional dance company in residence at Garfield Park, Najwa Dance Corps is devoted to the performance, production and preservation of dance styles and techniques reflective of the African American dance heritage and experience. From rituals of traditional Africa to the glamorous chorus girls of the swing era, NDC brings joyous, fascinating life to the different dance cultures that have influenced contemporary American dance.Like Support
COMMUNITY PARTNERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Many of our Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks partner organizations are engaged in powerful, on-the-ground work in service of their communities. Explore the links below to learn how you can get involved in building a more just and equitable Chicago.
Rooted in the belief that food can be used as a vehicle to change lives, Inspiration Kitchens provides people who are affected by homelessness and poverty with FREE professional culinary training, and job placement assistance in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.Like Follow Get Involved Support