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

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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.

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Alerts (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Severe Alert May 20, 2016 Taste of Chicago Celebrity Chef du Jour Tickets On Sale Now!
Severe Alert May 12, 2016 Studio Artist and Curatorial Residency Program Deadline Extended to May 30
Severe Alert May 12, 2016 Request For Proposals (RFP) for Development of the Chicago Public Art Plan
Severe Alert Apr 29, 2016 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Tickets On Sale Now!
High Alert May 24, 2016 Agenda for Tuesday, June 7th Cultural Advisory Council Meeting

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

May 25, 2016 Millennium Park to Serve Up Summer Menu of Free Concerts, Films, Workouts, Exhibits, Family Fun, Nature Programs, and More
May 17, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces City’s 36th Annual Taste of Chicago Festival to Include More Vendors and New Dining Experiences
May 12, 2016 Respect. Honor. Remember.
May 9, 2016 The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and the Jazz Institute of Chicago Announce the Complete Lneup of the 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival to be held September 1-4, 2016 in Millennium Park & Chicago Cultural Center
Apr 28, 2016 The 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Festival to take place Labor Day Weekend; September 1-4, 2016 at Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park
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