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Propeller IMPACT Fund 2020

ROUND FOUR, PROPELLER IMPACT FUND APPLICATIONS — CLOSED Round Four of Propeller IMPACT Fund opens Monday, October 26 at 9am, CDT and closes Thursday, October 29 at 5pm, CDT American Sign Language version of the 2020 Propeller Impact Fund announcement is available below.  This is an American Sign Language interpretation of the 2020 Propeller Impact Fund… Read more »

2017 Awardee ICUQTS Presents 2018 Symposium

Join us for the inaugural ICUQTS: International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendance Symposium. ICUQTS is an interdisciplinary festival celebrating creative cultural engagement with local and international queer communities through exhibition of visual & performance art, music, panel discussions, and workshops, around the theme of queer (LGBTQIA+) transcendence.

2014 Awardee ACRE TV Hosts TV Making Workshop

Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, co-directors of ACRE TV (an artist-made livestreaming tele-vision network) will facilitate a three hour (with breaks!) workshop in which all participants will learn about and make LIVE and LIVE-TO-TAPE TV!  All ages and experience levels are welcome, no equipment is required, though if you have a laptop or camera please bring it.

2014 Awardee The Patternbase Sculpture on the Mag Mile

Lighthouses On The Mag Mile: A public art display celebrating access & inclusion for people with disabilities On display: June 19th-August 11 The Patternbase Lighthouse is located at 555 N. Michigan Ave. A full map of all lighthouse locations can be seen here. Come out this summer and view Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, a… Read more »

2011 Awardee 6018|NORTH July 2018 Events

Living Architecture is a large-scale, multidisciplinary exhibition, with public programming including performances, tours, workshops, and conversational dinners that highlight the influence and impact of immigrant artists on Chicago.

2015 Awardee John Preus Infinite Games Music Night

All are invited to a music night at Open House Contemporary, and an opportunity to tour Infinite Games. A group of the artists in the exhibition perform on one of the 3 floors housing the exhibition. Performers include Madeleine Aguilar, Tadd Cowen, Douglas Ewart, Walter Kitundu, Lou Mallozzi, Dan Sullivan, Titus Wonsey.

2017 Awardee The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food Back Room Residencies

We are pleased to announce The Back Room Residencies, a six-month-long series of residencies in The Back Room at Kim’s Corner Food, beginning in May and running through the end of October. These four residencies are conceived as platforms for experimental responses to the ongoing project of The Back Room, and its unique context in the realm of Kim’s Corner Food and Thomas Kong’s practice.

2012 Awardee The Franklin Presents Gina Hunt: Azimut

Azimuth presents new site-responsive works by Chicago-based artist Gina Hunt. The artist will create an actual sundial on the south-facing exterior wall of the Franklin and will visit the site at regular intervals to make timeline marks based on the movement of light and shadows.

2014 Awardee North Branch Projects Community Binding Sessions

The opening of a monthly series of workshops at Read/Write Library begins a partnership with an arts organization who shares a similar mission in cultural production and civic engagement. 2nd Sunday Community Binding sessions are free and open to the public. All tools and materials are provided and no experience is necessary for participants.