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Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

  Highlights from the Arts on Chicago – Bush Innovation Project Institute #2, June 19 – 20, 2015. “Live the questions now.” –Rainer Maria Rilke     Interpretive Text Snapshot from an art talk and discussion led by public artist and curator Seitu Jones on June 19,… Continue Reading Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #2

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Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #1

Highlights from the Arts on Chicago – Bush Innovation Project Institute #1, April 17 – 18, 2015. “Neighborhoods like people have to define themselves; you create a space for the neighborhood to tell it’s own story.” “An artist is a twinkle in the eye. Magic… Continue Reading Highlights from the Bush Innovation Project Institute #1

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2015 Call for Artists!

2015 Call for Artists!

The Arts on Chicago initiative returns in 2015 for another exciting year of creative placemaking projects along Chicago Avenue! Continue Reading 2015 Call for Artists!

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Arts on Chicago receives Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

Arts on Chicago receives Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Press Contact: Kelsye Gould, Pillsbury House + Theatre 612-787-3622 gouldk@pillsburyhousetheatre.org Arts on Chicago receives Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant August 14, 2014 (Minneapolis/St. Paul) – Arts on Chicago has been awarded a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant to train neighborhood artists and… Continue Reading Arts on Chicago receives Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

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2014 Projects on Display

2014 Projects on Display

The Arts on Chicago Initiative includes three unique arts activities, new in 2014: Peter Haakon Thompson’s Temporary Table Tennis Trailer, Esther Ouray’s In the Pursuit of Happiness, and video from David Luke’s Upstream Animated. These Arts on Chicago 2014 projects will be on display at… Continue Reading 2014 Projects on Display

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In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

by Sheila Regan, City Pages May 8, 2014 Get your endorphins running tonight in a laughter workshop led by artist Esther Ouray at the Third Place Gallery, where you’ll be led through a fun evening that explores wellness and community building. A part of the… Continue Reading In the News: Esther Ouray gets folks laughing

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In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune February 18, 2014 After a successful first run last summer, Pillsbury House Theatre and other partners are bringing back the Arts on Chicago program, featuring artists engaged in interactive work designed to draw in people who live in, work in… Continue Reading In the News: Arts on Chicago to return this summer

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2014 Call for Artists!

2014 Call for Artists!

The Arts on Chicago initiative returns in 2014 for another exciting year of creative placemaking projects along Chicago Avenue! Arts on Chicago will continue to implement art projects to knit together existing creative assets in the Central, Powderhorn, Bancroft, Bryant communities along Chicago Avenue from… Continue Reading 2014 Call for Artists!

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Arts on Chicago Event Photos

Arts on Chicago Event Photos

The following photos are from various Arts on Chicago events and activities over the past year. Enjoy!

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In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

The Built/Natural Flux of the Urban/Environment Seen Through Stephanie Rogers’ Lens By Camille LeFevre, mnartists.blog June 25, 2013 Stephanie L. Rogers, Ragweed. From the Urban/Environment installation, part of Arts on Chicago. Courtesy of the artist. …Perhaps the greatest gift Urban/Environment gives to city dwellers, especially… Continue Reading In the News: Stephanie Roger’s Urban/Environment…

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