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Performance Application & General Information

Performance Application & General Information

Download the Daley Plaza Performance Application.


Apply For Permit to Reserve Space on Daley Plaza or Lobby

Apply For Permit to Reserve Space on Daley Plaza or Lobby

Application to reserve space on Daley Plaza or Lobby.

Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule


Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon

National Stepper’s Society

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Tuesday, February 7

National Steppers Society

Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Wednesday, February 8

A Day with Donda's House

This event will include a DJ set by youth DJ- DJ Mike with live performances by artistsin the Donda's House Program.


Thursday, February 9

Music of India and Africa

Enjoy the electro-acoustic sounds of Kane Mathis and Roshni Samlal as they perform music from India and Africa.


Wednesday, February 15

Historical African Rhythm and Movement

The Moya Cultural Arts Group will educate audience members on the history and culture of Africa through electrifying traditional African drum and dance.


Friday, February 17

Kosova’s Independence Day (Flag Raising Only)

The raising of the Flag to mark Kosova’s Independence Day 2017.


Thursday, February 23

Black History Month Celebration

Clerk of the Circuit Court and the Clerk’s Office of African American Employees Committee is hosting an awards program celebrating African American community treasures. Event highlights include an awards presentation and musical entertainment from The Clerk of the Circuit Court Ensemble.



February 1–28

In recognition of African American History Month, a photo exhibit of the Illinois Judicial Council


Tuesday, March 7

National Stepper’s Society

Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Friday, March 10

House Music Lunch Jam

Mother Diva House presents a dance music celebration featuring DJs spinning, performers and guest speakers.


Thursday, March 16

Trinity Irish Dancers

Spend your lunch hour with a performance by the Trinity Irish Dancers for St. Patrick’s Day! Learn the traditional Irish jig just in time for the holiday.


Friday, March 17

Foy School of Traditional Irish Dance

Enjoy a selection of dances performed by the Foy School of Traditional and Modern Irish Dance.


Thursday, March 23

Women’s History Month

The Clerk of the Circuit Court presents Women’s History Month by recognizing women that have excelled in the fashion industry.



March 6–17

2011 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

An exhibition of 30 24x30 photo’s commemorating the anniversary of the devastating 2011 earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku, Japan