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NEA Chair Rocco Landesman on Arts as Economic Engine

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman talked with Chicago's arts and culture leadership about the role of the arts in keeping communities vibrant and prosperous. The event was held at the Chicago Cultural ...

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MacArthur President Robert Gallucci: Introduction of NEA Chair Rocco Landesman

Gallucci introduces Rocco Landesman, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and discusses the Foundation's grantmaking in support of arts and culture in Chicago. Read More

Third Coast Filmless Festival

Come out for the second annual Third Coast Filmless Festival, a celebration of storytelling, sound and the art of listening. Read More

New Website Highlights Architecture, History of Chicago's Marquette Building

The site, www.marquette.macfound.org, highlights the building's history, architecture, and recent renovations. Read More

Cultural Infrastructure Project Profiled

The MacArthur-supported Cultural Infrastructure Project investigates large building projects undertaken by arts organizations in major U.S. cities to assess the extent to which these projects have a positive and negative impact on the long-term viability ... Read More

The Kennedy Center Comes to Chicago

Capacity Building: Midwest is a two-year program, led by Michael Kaiser, President of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which provides arts management training to over 30 culturally-specific arts organizations in the Midwest ... Read More

Chicago Humanities Festival

The annual Chicago Humanities Festival, supported by the Foundation, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with the theme "Laughter." The Festival launches on October 17 and runs until November 15 More information can be found at ... Read More