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2017 Year of Public Art Chicago, New Public Artworks Across Chicago - Plus Exhibits, Tours and More

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2017 the "Year of Public Art" with a new 50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation of a Public Art Youth Corps, a new Public Art Festival, exhibitions, performances, tours and more -- representing a $1.5 million investment in artist-led community projects.

Grant support provided by Allstate Insurance Company and Terra Foundation for American Art