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David Cromer, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Theater director David Cromer was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Nicholas Benson, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Stone carver Nicholas Benson was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Matthew Carter, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Type designer Matthew Carter was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Jason Moran, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Jazz Pianist and Composer Jason Moran was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do ...

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Jorge Pardo, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Installation Artist Jorge Pardo was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Sebastian Ruth, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Violist, violinist, and music educator Sebastian Ruth was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to ...

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Elizabeth Turk, 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Sculptor Elizabeth Turk was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Statement of MacArthur President Robert Gallucci on Mayor Daley’s Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

MacArthur's President applauds the former mayor's service and commitment to Chicago while recognizing his collaboration with the Foundation on issues like community development and public housing. Read More

NEA and HUD Announce Arts Funding Opportunities

Under the funding opportunities, arts organizations are elgible to partner with a variety of groups, including state and local governments and nonprofits, to develop grant proposals. Read More