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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 May 10, 2017 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Tickets On Sale Now!
Severe Alert Apr 19, 2017 Jumping Jack Program Application Now Available!

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

May 18, 2017 2017 Fifth Star Honors Presented by Allstate Insurance Company will Celebrate Chicago Artists Common, Jeanne Gang, Kerry James Marshall and Steppenwolf Theatre Company
May 15, 2017 Respect. Honor. Remember.
May 4, 2017 The Chicago House Party Celebrates the Dance Music Born in Chicago with DJs, Live Performances and Dancing in Millennium Park on Saturday, May 27
May 2, 2017 City of Chicago Announces Complete Music Lineup For 37th Annual Taste of Chicago—A Free Cultural Experience For All Your Senses
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
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