Grantee Profile


Grants to SkyART

  • $50,000

    2017 (Duration 1 year)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Established in 2001, SkyART provides free visual arts programs to youth on the south side of Chicago. In addition to classes in its South Chicago studios, SkyART offers arts integration in elementary and high school classrooms and after-school art programs in partnership with libraries, non-profit, and other organizations for over 1,000 students per week. This International Connections Fund award links staff and students from Chicago-based SkyART with a K-12 school in Mexico City to collaboratively create cross-cultural, visual art.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded SkyART $50,000 between 1978 and 2018.

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