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Dafnis Prieto, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Jazz percussionist & composer Dafnis Prieto was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. 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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Kay Ryan, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Poet Kay Ryan was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. 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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Francisco Núñez, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Choral conductor & composer Francisco Núñez was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. 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. Watch
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Ubaldo Vitali, 2011 MacArthur Fellow

Conservator & silversmith Ubaldo Vitali was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. 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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MacArthur Grantees Receive 2011 Emmy Nominations

ProPublica, Independent Lens, ITVS, PBS FRONTLINE, and POV — all MacArthur grantees — received a combined 30 Emmy nominations in 2011. Read More
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A Panel Discussion on the Arts and Culture in Action

A Panel Discussion on the Arts and Culture in Action
More than 350 people came out to the Goodman Theatre on April 27 to hear panelists discuss the role and value of integrating artistic and cultural ...

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Lookingglass Wins Tony for Outstanding Regional Theatre

Lookingglass, a MacArthur grantee, is the fifth Chicago theater to win the award. Read More

The Arts and Culture in Action

RSVPs Required artsandculture@macfound.org 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