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The following student intern position in DCASE is posted on the City of Chicago’s Taleo website. Apply online at chicago.taleo.net/careersection/100/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
Application deadline is Monday, April 2, 2018
Professional Development Workshops and Events
All events are FREE and do not require advanced registration, unless otherwise noted.
Monday, March 26, 10–11:30am
Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor South
DCASE City Markets manager Yescenia Mota will give an overview of opportunities available through the City markets program as well as available resources.
Thursday, May 24 & Friday, May 25, 6–9pm
Chicago Cultural Center
Workshops and panels related to the artistry, business, and culture of house music, the musical form born in Chicago that has gone on to revolutionize dance music internationally.
Monday, June 4
Chicago Cultural Center
In partnership with Donda’s House, the Chicago Blues Festival will showcase young hip-hop artists performing original blues material for a chance to perform at the Chicago Blues Festival.
Application Deadline: Monday, April 9, 2018
In honor of the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival in 2018, DCASE will offer a new program to support local venues and Jazz presenting organizations that offer free, public programs lead. The goal is to encourage collaboration within the Jazz community to build excitement and promote Chicago as a destination for Jazz.
Deadline: Rolling basis while funding is available
DCASE is offering Microgrants to nonprofits in support of 2018 projects aligning with the Year of Creative Youth! Microgrants will range from $500 - $5,000 and are intended to support projects or components of projects with budgets less than $5,000.
Calls For Arts Organizations and Businesses
Accepted for programs occurring in 2018
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2018 as the “Year of Creative Youth”, a citywide initiative to celebrate Chicago youth in the arts and the mentors who inspire them. The new Year of Creative Youth website includes resources and event highlights from across Chicago’s youth arts community. Youth arts organizations are invited to submit youth performances, events or opportunities occurring in Chicago for the website or other channels. Submit your content for consideration today at cityofchicago.org/yocy!
Calls For Artists
Ongoing calls for artists and performers are listed on the DCASE website at cityofchicago.org/dcase.