Category: Events

Propeller Fund Welcomes New Pilot Program Residents Floating Museum, Honey Pot Performance, ACRE TV and DINCA Vision Quest

June 24, 2015—Chicago, IL: Propeller Fund is proud to announce the 2015-2016 Pilot Program residents Floating Museum, Honey Pot Performance, ACRE TV and DINCA Vision Quest. The Pilot Program residency at Mana Contemporary provides ongoing support to Propeller grantees by awarding two free studio spaces to former grantees for a year for the incubation of… Read more »

Upcoming Propeller Information Sessions

Information workshops give tips on how to write effective proposals, craft budgets, and navigate the online submission for Propeller Fund for the July 15 deadline. Upcoming Workshop dates: Tuesday June 9, 6 PM Threewalls, 119 N. Peoria #2C Tuesday June 23, 6 PM Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Have questions about applying but can’t… Read more »

Propeller Fund 2015: Application Workshops, Roundtable Discussion “On the Value of Art,” and Keynote from Lise Soskolne of W.A.G.E.

Propeller Fund is pleased to announce application workshops and artist roundtables for 2015. A weekend of events includes a keynote from Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) core organizer Lise Soskolne and a roundtable discussion with collectors, artists, and administrators,”On the Value of Art.” Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago and… Read more »

Lucky Pierre Presents “Works Against Despair,” the concluding event for “The Sky is Falling. The Money’s All Gone.”

2012 Propeller Fund Awardee Lucky Pierre as Lucky Pierre Free University (LPFU) presents the concluding event for “The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone.” a 10-week seminar in which L.P.F.U. facilitators and participants created responses to themes of environmental and economic fragility. Works Against Despair April 17, 6-9pm Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S. Throop St.  We are living… Read more »

Artist Tax Workshop

Artist Tax Workshop with Janet EcklebargerGallery 400 Lecture Room400 S. Peoria St.March 10, 2015, 6:30 PM Free and Open to the Public Hosted by the Propeller Fund, this workshop will instruct recent grant recipients and applicants on how to properly claim a grant on their taxes. Topics covered:• Taxability of grants and other artist incomes• Deductions and… Read more »

FULTONIA NOW Closing Reception with Black Girl in Om

  Saturday, January 24, 12-5pm Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary 2233 S. Throop St., Room 420 (Fourth floor) For the Fultonia Now closing reception, Black Girl in Om will bring the 21st century wellness along with original Fultonia collaborators Yamani Hernandez and Michael “Tekhen” Strode. Over the course of 5 hours, practitioners will offer 45… Read more »

Lucky Pierre Presents The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone at Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary

2012 Propeller Fund Awardee Lucky Pierre as Lucky Pierre Free University (LPFU) presents The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone., a 10-week seminar in which L.P.F.U. facilitators and participants will create responses to themes of environmental and economic fragility. We are living in a time of both unprecedented technological wonder and the alarming consequences of unchecked “growth.” Natural, industrial… Read more »

Fultonia exhibition at Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary

2013 Propeller Fund Awardees Fultonia present an exhibition, publication, and series of events to bring forth the history of Fultonia as a springboard for conversation and action centered on the present state of Black physical,  mental, and cultural life. Fultonia’s exhibition at the Propeller Fund at Mana Contemporary is a look into Chicago’s healthy past, present, and… Read more »