Our Backyard


AUGUST 25, 2018
12:00pm - 7:00pm

A virtual yard sale to support Global Hive’s members to conduct site specific workshops in 18/19 with artists from Chicago, London, Milan, and Paris.

Enjoy some of Global Hive's work as you look through the collected treasures of local artists, and grab the things that will inspire your next season. Enjoy free performances, short films, and games.  Enjoy the company of artists and friends. 



Build your library!  Selections include Theatre, Art, and Communication textbooks, novels, non-fiction, memoirs, poetry, short stories and more. 


Clothing, shoes, bags,
& accessories

Either bring items from your own wardrobe to trade for new ones, or purchase from a selection of items suited for all gender expressions, and a range of sizes. 

We will have items for sale and bartering. Bring your gently used clothing, shoes, and books to swap, or purchase using cash, venmo, or paypal. All items left at the end of the day will be donated to Brown Elephant Resale Shops support the mission of Howard Brown Health by raising money for the agency through resale of donated items.

Relax in the sun with friends, BYOB, dance, and try you luck at Loteria to win prizes, art, food, and eternal glory!



Taste multiple homemade delights including baked goods and soft drinks. Gluten Free, Vegan, and Vegetarian Options! 



Pick up a painting or poster for your space.  Take home a comic book themed coaster, homemade stationary, personalized notebooks, and more.

August 20, 2018

GHL Chicago Industry Night - Books & Bites
Monday Night Off? What a dream! Join Global Hive Laboratories for a come and go dinner party and book sale. Thumb through our combined library of hundreds of books. Looking for new plays? Are you a designer or student looking for practical books and useful templates? An oral interp performer looking for new prose, poetry, and essays? Are you looking for a new novel to enjoy on your commute? Are you the sort of person who spends hours wandering bookstores just to touch and sniff them? 

Come over!!