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MacArthur President Robert Gallucci: Introduction of NEA Chair Rocco Landesman

Gallucci introduces Rocco Landesman, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and discusses the Foundation's grantmaking in support of arts and culture in Chicago.

New Website Highlights Architecture, History of Chicago's Marquette Building

The site, www.marquette.macfound.org, highlights the building's history, architecture, and recent renovations.

Cultural Infrastructure Project Profiled

The MacArthur-supported Cultural Infrastructure Project investigates large building projects undertaken by arts organizations in major U.S. cities to assess the extent to which these projects have a positive and negative impact on the long-term viability ...

The Kennedy Center Comes to Chicago

Capacity Building: Midwest is a two-year program, led by Michael Kaiser, President of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which provides arts management training to over 30 culturally-specific arts organizations in the Midwest ...

International Connections Fund Past Grants

List of grantees from the MacArthur Foundation's Chicago International Connections Fund.
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Camille Utterback, 2009 MacArthur Fellow

Digital artist Camille Utterback was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2009. 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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Edwidge Danticat, 2009 MacArthur Fellow

Novelist Edwidge Danticat was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2009. 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.