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Functioning like a Request for Proposals, the QAP solicits applications for affordable housing development funding, and describes the selection criteria and application requirements for receiving federal tax credits and tax-exempt bonds.
The Design Museum is thrilled to bring the traveling exhibition, A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951–1954, from University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) to Chicago.
The exhibition focuses on the origins of the comics in popular publishing, the immeasurable importance of African-American cartoonists and publishing, the first woman cartoonists and editors, the first daily comic strip, and finally the art and comics of undeservedly forgotten Frank King.
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial (October 3, 2015–January 3, 2016) was a global exhibition of contemporary architecture, showcasing the visionary ideas of 100 architects and designers from 30 countries. Although the Biennial has closed, several installations will remain on view at the Chicago Cultural Center.
The Exhibitions Programs at the Chicago Cultural Center is committed to organizing and presenting a rich range of diverse and provocative exhibitions devoted to the visual arts and contemporary culture.
The play Chicago originally premiered on the New York’s Broadway stage in 1926. Since that time, it has been reshaped into three major motion pictures, and a long-running musical still popular on Broadway today.
Renowned artists and MacArthur Fellow Kerry James Marshall created an epic, large-scale mural for the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.), honoring 20 women who have shaped the city's vibrant arts and culture landscape. The 132-foot by 100-foot mural is the largest artwork he has ever designed or created.
Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike.
Constructed from approximately 400 charcoal-hued, 12-inch cast concrete blocks, the 10-foot high pavilion-like structure comes out of an ongoing series exploring symbolic transplants of iron grills and decorative concrete screen blocks found throughout the Caribbean and the American South.
Taste of Chicago To-Go will return this summer with special events around the city — including pop-up cooking demonstrations, the return of the “Community Eats” community meals program, and other special events promoting Chicago’s amazing restaurant industry.
The Woodlawn Housing Preservation Ordinance was adopted by City Council in September 2020 to prevent displacement of long-time Woodlawn residents and promote future equitable development of the community.
what flies but never lands? presents works that, through their own logics and affects, resist the recollective slipstreams of the present. Staged in the Michigan Avenue galleries, what flies but never lands? is gently organized into three concepts, one for each room: swirl, light, and ground.