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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.
Featuring Alexandra Antoine at the Legler Library, Ariella Granados at the Central West Center, and A Long Walk Home with Scheherazade Tillet, Leah Gipson, and Robert Narciso at the Chicago Cultural Center's Learning Lab.
The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) is thrilled to announce the opening of the CAB Studio—a new, year-round exhibition space located on the first floor of the Chicago Cultural Center. The Studio is a space to explore design and present innovative ideas. Here, CAB will host exhibitions, programs, and events, including youth and family activities.
The Chicago Air and Water Show presented by the City of Chicago is the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point.
Opening its doors after business hours, the second installment of the Open House Series takes place September 29, 4-8pm enlivening the building with contemporary and classical South East Asian dance performances, live music, film, crafts, meditative practice, food by Bombay Eats, and more.
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.
Chicago House Music Festival and Conference will present DJs and panel discussions, highlighting key industry topics and the various sounds and styles of House Music, the genre born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.
The beloved Chicago SummerDance series returns this summer at parks across the city and downtown. Dancers of all ages and skill levels are invited to take part in introductory dance lessons by professional instructors followed by live music and dancing.
The Cultural Community Rental Path was created to reduce barriers to entry for Chicago's artists and arts organizations to produce free and open to the public events at the Chicago Cultural Center. The process features a reduced room rental rate and waived standard equipment fees (other production and operations costs still apply).
Renowned artist and MacArthur Fellow Kerry James Marshall created an epic, large-scale mural for the Chicago Cultural Center, 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.
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.
World Music Festival Chicago (Sept. 22 – Oct. 1, 2023) brings 10 days of global grooves by award-winning artists from around the world to the citywide, multi-venue festival featuring more than 30 artists and ensembles representing 20 countries and regions of the world.