Department Office Locations:
Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Maxwell Street Market
800 S. Desplaines St.
Chicago, IL 60607
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.
|Jul 21, 2015||17th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Announces Full Lineup Featuring Diverse International Musicians September 11-22|
|Jul 20, 2015||Third Annual "SpinOff" Showcases Contemporary Dance made in the Midwest November 5-21|
|Jul 14, 2015||35th Annual Taste of Chicago Served Culinary Delights for 1.4 Million People at Chicago’s Iconic Festival|
|Jul 8, 2015||Chicago Jazz Festival: Neighborhood Nights Brings Jazz Performances Free of Charge to Neighborhoods Across the City|
|Jul 2, 2015||The 57th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show – August 15 & 16|
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