February 28, 2008 - Press Release
MacArthur is increasing the number of Chicago area arts and culture organizations it supports from 180 to 200 and creating a new $1 million fund to enable its Chicago grantees to increase their international connections.
February 28, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the creation of a $1 million fund to encourage international exchanges between Foundation grantees and other countries.
October 11, 2007 - Press Release
A new exhibit on the history and architecture of the Marquette Building, a Chicago landmark and one of the city’s earliest skyscrapers, opens on October 16 in the building’s arcade. The free exhibit is ...
July 27, 2007 - From The Field
The most comprehensive LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community center in the Midwest opened on Chicago's north side on June 5th. The three-story, 185,000-square-foot Center on Halsted includes an auditorium, a café, more ...
June 6, 2007 - Press Release
At a press conference at the Chicago Cultural Center, Americans for the Arts announced the local and comparative results from its Arts & Economic Prosperity III.
June 6, 2007 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton outlines the Foundation's long commitment to supporting arts institutions, especially in Chicago.
June 1, 2007 - Publication
Produced by Americans for the Arts, this report features the Chicago portion of the country’s most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry. The full study included data from 156 communities ...
April 25, 2007 - From The Field
In late February, the League of Chicago Theatres announced the official launch of Hot Tix online. The new service extends the League’s program, which makes available half-price tickets on the day of the performance. Previously ...
April 13, 2007 - Press Release
MacArthur announced that it is increasing its commitment to Chicago arts and culture, with most of the new funding dedicated to smaller organizations.