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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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Alerts (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

High Alert Mar 24, 2017 The Year of Public Art Partnership Program Form
High Alert Mar 3, 2017 Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Ticket Sales Request for Proposals (RFP)
High Alert Mar 3, 2017 Call To Artists: Taste of Chicago Street Art & Graffiti Alley

Most Recent News (Cultural Affairs and Special Events)

Mar 22, 2017 Chicago’s Lake FX CreativeCon Presented by Google is April 21 & 22 at the Chicago Cultural Center
Mar 16, 2017 Chicago City Markets Provide Access to Fresh Produce, Chicago-Made Products, Rare Finds and More
Mar 14, 2017 Up, Up and Away at the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival
Feb 14, 2017 Chicago Gospel Music Festival Preview Events Offer Opportunities For Artists
Jan 27, 2017 Chicago’s Third-Annual Lake FX CreativeCon Features Keynote by Music and Entertainment Executive Kevin Liles
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