ArtsSpace Program

Recognizing that one of the most valuable resources DCASE has to offer is space, in 2018 DCASE launched the ArtsSpace Program, providing a variety of opportunities for cultural organizations to access space at Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center.


DCASE’s current ArtsSpace Programs are:


ArtsSpace Program - Jay Pritzker Pavilion

DCASE is pleased to announce a new opportunity for arts organizations to apply to bring a performance, program or event to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

The application is now open for events taking place June – October 2019. The application deadline is December 12, 2018.

Please download the guideline packet (PDF) to review before beginning your application.

Please use the following link to apply:

Applicants are encouraged to attend a roundtable discussion to learn more about the program. Details are as follows:
ArtsSpace Program - Roundtable Discussion
Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.), 4th Floor Conference Room
Friday, November 16: 2-3pm

Please use the following link to RSVP for this discussion:


ArtsSpace Program – Chicago Cultural Center

Application open YEAR ROUND

Year-round performance and presenting opportunities for non-profit arts organizations at the Chicago Cultural Center. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and must be submitted at least 120 days prior to the event date. Selected organizations will have their venue rental fee waived, but will incur operational costs for their programs.

To apply please visit:


ArtsSpace Program – Michigan Avenue Galleries

Application for 2020 exhibition terms will open in February 2019.

Visual arts organizations can apply to exhibit work in the Chicago Cultural Center’s Michigan Avenue Galleries.