Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur’s support for over 300 arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and the region is an expression of its civic commitment to the community where the Foundation is headquartered and John and Catherine MacArthur made their home. Grants help sustain the cultural life of the city and region. Learn more

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Inaugural Puppet Theater Festival Planned For Chicago

Top contemporary puppetry acts and artists from around the world will gather in Chicago January 14-25 for the city’s first-ever International Puppet Theater Festival. Read More

Theme of @RedmoonTheater Chicago Fire Festival: Renewal -- story via @nytimes http://t.co/sJCp2Fp6SA

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Free Shakespeare in Chicago Parks

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed for free in 18 Chicago parks this summer as part of the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program. Read More

Free #Shakespeare in the park - http://t.co/W3sA8Wm4D1 via @chicagoshakes #Chicago

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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas and ... Read More

Best #Chicago #Theater of 2013, story via @ChicagoTribune: http://t.co/IN0uEPpjYS

Staff

Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Cate A. Fox

Cate A. Fox

Program Officer

Mariela Evans

Executive Secretary

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator