Arts & Culture

A collection of content related to arts and culture from across the Foundation's grantmaking


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Storytelling Superheroes: A MacArthur-Hosted Discussion at South by Southwest Interactive

Graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel and documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer, both 2014 MacArthur Fellows, and broadcast journalist Maria Hinojosa, explore meaningful storytelling across diverse and emerging platforms. Read More

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The Arts and Culture in Action

RSVPs Required Note: This event is full. No further seats are available. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in partnership with Arts Alliance Illinois, the Goodman Theatre, the National Endowment for ... Read More
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MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund

The MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund supports efforts for Chicago-area grantees to increase their international connections.

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Chicago International Connections Fund

The MacArthur Foundation established a fund on its thirtieth anniversary in 2008 to encourage a greater sharing of experiences and international learning between its local Chicago grantees and their counterparts in other countries. Read More

Aaron Dworkin Nominated to Join National Council on the Arts

President Barack Obama announced his "intent to nominate" Dworkin, a 2005 MacArthur Fellow, to join the Council. Read More

Foundation President Robert Gallucci Addresses the City Club of Chicago

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci shares his insights into philanthropy while discussing his background and his goals for the Foundation. Read More