About

The Arts on Chicago initiative is an arts-based community development project in Minneapolis, MN, led by Pillsbury House + Theatre, Upstream Arts, the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association, The Third Place, Andrea Jenkins, and MCAD Professor Natasha Pestich with support from the Ward 8 Council Office of Elizabeth Glidden and the Ward 9 Office of Alondra Cano.

Arts on Chicago implements arts projects to knit together existing creative assets in the Central, Powderhorn, Bancroft, Bryant communities along Chicago Avenue  from 32nd Street to 42nd Street, using the process to build a framework for the ongoing support of a vibrant community for all.

 

Partners:

Pillsbury House + Theatre, a center for creativity and community Upstream Arts ppna_logo_web

The Third Place, Andrea Jenkins, MCAD Professor Natasha Pestich, and the Ward 8 Council Office of Elizabeth Glidden and the Ward 9 Office of Alondra Cano.

Funders:

Art Place, Clean Land Water and Legacy Amendment, Minnesota State Arts Board, Ameriprise Financial, Bush Foundation, The Kresge Foundation

nea-lockup-A  Pillsbury United Communitites

BlueCross BlueShield Minnesota vsa_minnesota_final_black

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and culture heritage fund and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Contact:

For more information on Arts on Chicago or to connect with one of the Arts on Chicago artists, contact Pillsbury House + Theatre’s Creative Community Liason, Mike Hoyt: 612-787-3655 or mike@pillsburyhouseandtheatre.org.