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April 9 - Opening Night Celebration

Our Opening Night celebration, a musical performance including professional and student musicians, will take place in the HPHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Opening Night is free and open to the public but tickets are required.


April 10 - Art Night 

Art Night will be held from 6:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in the HPHS Student Cafeteria and surrounding hallways. View and interact with local and national artists as well as our very own HPHS students. Exhibits will include woodturning, printmaking, jewelry, body painting and much more. Each artist will have a demonstration or a hands-on activity for the public. Art Night is free and open to the public, great for children and adults.


April 11 - Dance Night

Dance Night is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the HPHS Auditorium. Some of Chicago’s finest dance companies will grace the stage at this outstanding event. Highland Park High School’s Collage dance troupe will also present a signature piece.  Dance Night is free and open to the public but tickets are required.


Daytime Workshops - April 10-12, 2019

The evening will feature legendary jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis as well as performances by our HPHS Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Chorale. Between acts, a short video will be presented to celebrate the 25th Focus at Highland Park High School
FOCUS on the Arts - Highland Park, IL - www.HPHSFocus.org