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MacArthur–Driehaus Grantees Receive Support for International Collaborations

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced grants to 12 Chicago-area organizations for cultural exchange programs with 11 other countries, including Brazil, China, and Malaysia. MacArthur’s International Connections Fund supports Chicago-area arts and culture organizations that have received a grant within the last three years from ...

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Driehaus-MacArthur Grantees Receive 105 of 127 Nominations at the 2014 Jeff Awards

On June 2, The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee held the 41st Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Ceremony recognizing excellence in Chicago theatre. Starting in 1968, a group of Chicago actors formed the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee in response to their desire to honor local theatre talent. The Committee, consisting of 55 ...

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First Round of 2014 Small Theater and Dance Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the 2014 MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation grantees. Twenty-one groups were awarded grants totaling $262,000. For more information on our latest round of grantees, please visit the “Grants” section of our website.

 

The next deadline for small theater and dance ...

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Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced that the City of Chicago and the Graham Foundation are partnering to present the first-ever Chicago Architecture Biennial as the largest international survey of contemporary architecture in North America. The event will include robust public programming and exhibitions featuring the world’s leading architectural talent ...

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New MacArthur Fund and Small Theater and Dance Fund Deadlines for 2014 Announced

New deadlines have been set for the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture and the Small Theater and Dance funding program at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation in 2014. For the MacArthur Fund proposals from performing arts organizations (music, theater and dance groups) are due 5 p.m. on January 8 ...

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