September at Beverly Arts Center 


Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., welcomes art and film audiences, and students of all arts media to visit in September.  

Women’s Work, a group exhibit of works by ceramics artists Widad Albassam, Lori Bartman, Malika Jackson, Christine Liz LaRue, Dawn Liddicoatt, Charlotte Mays, Mary Cat Tepper, Tran Tran and Cheryl Williamson, has been extended to Sept. 20. On Fri., Sept. 25, 6 to 8 p.m., Remnants & Remains, an exhibit of works by Elaine Miller, opens and continues through Nov. 8. Both exhibits are in the Simmerlng Gallery; hours are Mon. through Fri., 12 to 6 p.m. Admission is free.  

BACinema will screen “Central Standard,” Fri., Sept. 25, 7 p.m., in the Baffes Theatre. The film compares the education experiences of five Chicago area 8th grade students from different socioeconomic backgrounds. As a lens to consider educational issues facing the nation at large, the drama for this film turns on admission to Chicago Public Schools’ 10 selective-enrollment high schools. Tickets $8, $7 for BAC members.  

BAC is hosting a Film Study Workshop featuring weekly movies and lectures in four themed sessions for ages 18 and up. Screenings will be in the BAC Studio Theater, Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 16. Movies range from “All Quiet on the Western Front” (1930) to “Dances With Wolves” (1990) to “The Hurt Locker” (2009). Persons not enrolled in the workshop can drop in to see movies for $10 per film.  

The BAC’s 11-week School of Fine Arts fall session begins Sept. 14. Both in-person and virtual options are available for classes across a variety of visual and performance arts. Visit for a complete list of courses and online registration. 

For information on all programs, exhibits and classes. Call 773-445-3838 or visit 


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