Thursday January 26 6 pm | How to Do Art in Public Spaces Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602. Moderated by Tricia Van Eck,former Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and founder of 6018 North, a communal space for experimental culture, installation, performance, and sound, the panel will include Nathan Mason, Curator of Special Projects, Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture; Lou Mallozzi, Experimental Sound Studio; Carron Little, Walkabout Theater Company and the Museum of Contemporary Art; and Chuck Thurow, former Executive Director, Hyde Park Art Center. | Admission free
CAAP Grant | Deadline January 30
“Big Red Ball” by 2011 CAAP grantee Bernard Colbert
The Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) is an annual grant opportunity open to new, emerging, and mid-career individual artists and not-for-profit arts organizations with annual operating budgets up to $150,000. Applicants can request a maximum of $1,000 for projects that address specific professional and artistic development needs.
Individual applicants must be residents of the city of Chicago for at least six months prior to the application deadline and not enrolled in a degree-seeking or certificate-granting program. Organizations must be incorporated, located in, and serving the city of Chicago. The program is made possible by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a State agency. Learn more here.