Chicago Cultural Plan

Arts Alliance Illinois Seeks Policy and Research Director

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Arts Alliance Illinois seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader with a mix of strong analytical skills and policy experience to fill the position of Policy and Research Director.

Rocco Landesman on the Chicago Cultural Plan

Rocco Landesman

Arts Alliance Illinois, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the Illinois Arts Council invite you to a conversation about the Chicago Cultural Plan with Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Intersections: Art & Public Agencies
Wednesday, July 18 | 9 to 11 am
Chicago Cultural Center
Claudia Cassidy Theater
77 East Randolph

How Can Arts Advocates Claim Real Political Power?

Be Counted for Chicago Culture

How can arts and arts education advocates claim real political power? This is the question that keeps me up at night. All too often, conversations about arts advocacy get bogged down by hand-wringing about how we make the case (intrinsic vs. instrumental value) or how we talk about the sector.

After 25 Years, Chicago Gets to Work on a New Cultural Plan

2012 Chicago Cultural Plan Logo

Chicago is crafting a cultural plan for the first time in 25 years. But what were the results and lessons learned from the city's last cultural plan? How will the recent restructuring of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events affect the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan? And why should people care and participate?

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