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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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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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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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In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

by Sheila Regan, Behind the Story, TCDailyPlanet.com December 09, 2012 As far as I can tell, gentrification is basically the same thing as neighborhood revitalization. It’s just that one word has a negative connotation and one has a positive connotation. The only difference that I… Continue Reading In the News: Creative Placemaking, revitalization and gentrification

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The 38th Street and Chicago Avenue Small Area / Corridor Framework Plan

The 38th Street and Chicago Avenue Small Area / Corridor Framework Plan

from the City of Minneapolis web site: minneapolismn.gov The purpose of the 38th Street and Chicago Avenue Small Area / Corridor Framework Plan is to support the ongoing improvement and revitalization of the area of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue by proposing specific policies and… Continue Reading The 38th Street and Chicago Avenue Small Area / Corridor Framework Plan

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