Arts & Culture

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Chicago Arts and Culture Groups and International Collaborations

MacArthur awarded $504,000 in new grants to 12 Chicago arts and culture organizations to conduct collaborations with arts groups in nine countries. Read More
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The MacArthur Arts & Culture Loan Fund

The Arts & Culture Loan Fund provides small and medium sized arts and culture organizations with loans to address cash flow shortages and form long-term banking relationships. Read More
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The Real Work -- New Practices for a New Era in the Arts

EmcArts, a nonprofit intermediary for many arts funders, provided a MacArthur-supported presentation at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago to show how current nonprofit arts organizations are adapting their operations, and the development of their artistic ... Watch
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MacArthur Partners with Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

MacArthur and Born This Way Foundation have partnered to raise the profile of issues related to digital media learning. Read More

International Connections Fund Frequently Asked Questions

Questions that are frequently asked about the Chicago International Connections Fund. Read More
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Slideshow: Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur’s support for over 300 arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and the region is an expression of its civic commitment to the community. Read More
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An Evaluation of General Operating Support to Arts Organizations

This assessment regards the Foundation’s general operating support for Arts and Cultural Institutions in Chicago, in partnership with the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Read More

City Club of Chicago Luncheon with Foundation President Robert Gallucci

Hosted by the City Club of Chicago, the luncheon will feature a conversation on public policy with Foundation President Robert Gallucci and Alison Cuddy, host of WBEZ's Eight Forty-Eight, at the City Club of Chicago ... Read More