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MacArthur's Commitment to Chicago

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's commitment to the city of Chicago, visit http://www.macfound.org.

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Josephine Lee of the Chicago Children’s Choir receives 3Arts Award

The award recognizes Lee's distinctive work with a no-strings-attached $15,000 grant. Read More

Chicago Organizations to Form International Connections

MacArthur awarded $325,000 in new grants to help diverse Chicago organizations increase their international connections with 16 countries. Read More

Newly Formed Jazz Partnership to be Presenting Sponsor for Chicago Jazz Festival

The City of Chicago and new presenting sponsor, The Chicago Jazz Partnership, announced the complete schedule for the 2008 Chicago Jazz Festival. Read More
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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Shen Wei

Choreographer Shen Wei was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Joan Snyder

Painter Joan Snyder was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Lynn Nottage

Playwright Lynn Nottage was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Whitfield Lovell

Painter/installation artist Whitfield Lovell was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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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2007 MacArthur Fellow: Corey Harris

Blues musician Corey Harris was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. 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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