Theaster Gates Getting Money, More Land From City To Start A Garden

Theaster Gates Getting Money, More Land From City To Start A Garden
SOUTH SHORE — Artist Theaster Gates' property holdings in Woodlawn and South Shore is about to expand again unless someone has a better idea. Gates' Rebuild Foundation will get four vacant lots at 6953 S. Dorchester Ave. for a community garden for …
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Chicago dumps Trump with satire
While Chicago is known for its central role in the political arena, artists, businesses and filmmakers have put their own spin on the current presidential race. Rather than making such statements through more traditional protests, locals have found …
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Artists Assembly, Led by Philanthropist Carolina Garcia Jayaram, Comes to Miami
This weekend, alumni from the United States Artist (USA) fellowship program will descend upon Miami. The Chicago-based nonprofit supports working creatives by offering grants of up to $ 50,000. Each year, it hosts Artists Assembly, which brings together …
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Theaster Gates to lead new cultural policy partnership at Chicago Harris

Theaster Gates to lead new cultural policy partnership at Chicago Harris
The new entity unites Chicago Harris' commitment to cultural policy and evidence-based analysis with Place Lab's work on arts- and culture-led neighborhood transformation. The expanded Place Lab will advance arts and culture projects that directly …
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