Welcome Constanza Mendoza – Director of Programs Constanza will focus on aspects of A&BC’s Arts Partners portfolio and its Learning Labs and On BOARD® programs.Constanza has over seven years of experience supporting both cultural [...]
The Arts & Business Council of Chicago Goes All in to Drive Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery by Supporting Creatives on the South and West Sides
By The Board of Directors of the Arts & Business Council of Chicago Rise as One by Max Sansing and Kayla Mahaffey, 1842 East 79th St., Chicago. “South Side artists … remind their neighbors the [...]
Eight individuals joined our Business Volunteers for the Arts® (BVA) corps in May 2021 & January 2022. They bring skills and business disciplines representing accounting, finance, communications, data analytics, strategic planning, business planning, and [...]
Arts & Business Council of Chicago to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
Arts & Business Council of Chicago has been approved for an additional $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support our 77 COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE (77CI): REALIGNING RESOURCES TO BENEFIT ART MAKING IN UNDER INVESTED COMMUNITIES. [...]
Based in Edgewater, Chicago Filmmakers (CF) is a nonprofit organization that supports independent filmmakers and film enthusiasts. Part of CF’s programing is its focus on arts education, as they offer film classes to people of [...]
Arts & Business Council Statement on the murder of George Floyd, Police Brutality, and Systemic Racism.
(A mural in Minneapolis by Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, Niko Alexander, and Pablo Hernandez) In the name of George Floyd, and the many others named and unnamed, the Arts & Business Council of Chicago acknowledges the [...]
Arts & Business Council Kicks-Off the ChiMusic35 Challenge & Raffle with the Year of Chicago Music to Support Art-Makers Affected by COVID-19.
CHICAGO, IL (May 18, 2020) – Music has always had a sweet home in Chicago. It’s where Louis Armstrong cut his first big records in the 1920s. It’s where Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf made the blues electric, building the foundation of rock & roll. And [...]
Contributor: Braden Cleary / Director of Arts Services Board governance is one of the most pressing issues facing arts, cultural, and creative organizations today. And it’s no surprise. As historically white organizations in the sector [...]