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Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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800 S. Desplaines St.
Chicago, IL 60607

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June 27-Sept. 14, 2014

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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.

Alerts (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Severe Alert Jul 14, 2014 DCASE announces the Chicago Cultural Center Studio Artist and Curatorial Residency Program
Low Alert Dec 5, 2013 Cultural Advisory Council Meeting Schedule for 2014

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Jul 21, 2014 City Of Chicago to Honor Exemplary Artists and Arts Institutions at Inaugural Fifth Star Awards, Sept. 17 at Millennium Park
Jul 11, 2014 ARTCRANK'S One-Night Poster Show Combines Bike Love with Affordable, Local Art
Jul 7, 2014 Taste of Chicago sponsors add activities and special offerings to the Taste of Chicago experience July 9-13
Jul 1, 2014 Chicago Jazz Festival: Neighborhood Nights Brings Jazz Performances Free of Charge, To Neighborhoods Across the City
Jun 20, 2014 Eight Taste of Chicago restaurants and food trucks to serve up a festival preview on Wednesday, June 25 at Daley Plaza
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