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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Arts Conversation & Reception with Steven Tepper

Join a conversation about the arts with Steven J. Tepper, a leading writer and speaker on cultural engagement and everyday creativity. After his talk there will be time for questions, followed by a reception Read More

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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

Staff

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Elspeth A. Revere

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

Program Officer

Mariela Evans

Executive Secretary

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer