Archive for Creative Placemaking

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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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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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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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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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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