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Arts on Chicago — in YOUR words and pictures

Arts on Chicago — in YOUR words and pictures

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In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune June 4, 2013 Undaunted by the chilly twilight drizzle, around 40 people showed up at Pillsbury House Theatre one evening last weekend for a bicycle tour of the ’hood. Not everyone might see the appeal in pedaling around a crime-troubled,… Continue Reading In the News: Art, from the heart, blossoms on Chicago Avenue

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In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

Minneapolis photographer uses his camera to bring diverse community together by Cynthia Boyd, MinnPost May 31, 2013 Photo by Wing Young Huie Take the concept of “other.’’ Really, I’m asking you to consider the word, what it means and how it divides, as does Wing… Continue Reading In the News: Wing Young Huie’s “We are the Other”

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Arts on Chicago Celebration Schedule of Events

Arts on Chicago Celebration Schedule of Events

Come on out on Saturday, June 8, 2013, to experience the 20 art projects of Arts on Chicago with the more than 40 neighborhood artists who made them. (Rain date: June 9, 2013) SCHEDULE: ? Paint the Pavement 9:00am – 1:00pm on 34th St and… Continue Reading Arts on Chicago Celebration Schedule of Events

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Save the Date: Arts on Chicago Celebration – June 8, 2013

Save the Date: Arts on Chicago Celebration – June 8, 2013

Almost forty artists involved with the 20 art projects of Arts on Chicago will come together to celebrate the year-long initiative on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Residents from Powderhorn, Bancroft, Bryant and Central neighborhoods encourage Minnesotans from across the metro area to take part in… Continue Reading Save the Date: Arts on Chicago Celebration – June 8, 2013

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Activating Audiences to Create Vibrancy

Activating Audiences to Create Vibrancy

Originally posted on ArtPlaceAmerica.org on April 18, 2013. by Mike Hoyt, One of the many great things about attending conferences like the ArtPlace Creative Placemaking Summit is meeting people from across the country that are engaged in similar work, and being inspired by and learning… Continue Reading Activating Audiences to Create Vibrancy

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Arts on Chicago Sustainability

Arts on Chicago Sustainability

Originally posted on ArtPlaceAmerica.org on April 5, 2013. ArtPlace caught up with Mike Hoyt, the Pillsbury House + Theater’s Creative Community Liaison and asked the following questions: ARTPLACE: How will the work you’ve begun be sustained after your ArtPlace grant?   Hoyt: One of the… Continue Reading Arts on Chicago Sustainability

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Survey time!

Survey time!

If you’ve attended an Arts on Chicago event or workshop, please take a moment to complete this short (2-3 minute) survey on your experience(s).

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In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

by Kristin Tillotson, Star Tribune March 16, 2013 “The Arts on Chicago project came out of a desire to keep the local talent local. The low-income neighborhood is rich in artist residents, many of whom work elsewhere. Now these painters, sculptors and writers are involved… Continue Reading In the News: Cities Turn to Artists as Urban Troubleshooters

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Where does this movement go next?

Where does this movement go next?

Originally posted on ArtPlaceAmerica.org on March 15, 2013. ArtPlace caught up with Mike Hoyt, the Pillsbury House + Theater’s Creative Community Liaison about their unique experience of the Creative Placemaking Summit. ARTPLACE: Where does this movement go next?  What ideas did you gain or lessons… Continue Reading Where does this movement go next?

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