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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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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 Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!
High Alert Mar 24, 2017 The Year of Public Art Partnership Program Form

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Apr 27, 2017 Chicago City Markets Open For The Summer Season on Thursday, May 11, at Daley Plaza and Sunday, May 14, at Maxwell Street Market
Apr 27, 2017 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance to Include a New SummerDance Celebration in Millennium Park on August 26 and a Citywide Footwork and Steppin' Dance-Off
Apr 21, 2017 The 39th Annual Chicago Jazz Fesitval Announces Centennial Celebrations For Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center August 31 – September 3
Apr 20, 2017 Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season with Opening Celebration Saturday, May 20
Apr 17, 2017 Millennium Park Summer Film Series Lineup Features Its First Spanish-Language Film and First Daytime Film
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