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

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800 S. Desplaines St.
Chicago, IL 60607

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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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Severe Alert Jul 24, 2017 DCASE Job Opportunities
High Alert Jul 21, 2017 SummerDance-Off Competitions - July 22 & 29

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Jul 21, 2017 The City of Chicago will Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “Everyone's Picasso” on Daley Plaza
Jul 19, 2017 19th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Announces the Full Schedule of Diverse International Musicians Celebrating the Rich Cultural Diversity of Chicago September 8-24
Jul 12, 2017 The 39th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces the Complete Lineup Featuring Jason Moran Presents In My Mind: Monk At Town Hall 1959, A Centennial Tribute to Theolonius Monk and More Than 30 Performances by Renowned Chicago Artists
Jun 30, 2017 19th Annual World Music Festival Chicago Announces Highlight Performances of Diverse International Musicians Celebrating The Rich Cultural Diversity of Chicago, September 8–24
Jun 27, 2017 New Public Art Coming To The Chicago Riverwalk
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