Artists Resource Mobilization seeking skilled fabricators and other artists

Artists Resource Mobilization is putting professionals from the theatre, film, and entertainment industries back to work. Currently our focus is on skilled fabricators (primarily costume and prop) building supplemental PPE but we are looking for new and exciting ways to include other artists in our work. If you are a fabricator, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/xH2LYSdKF9QJB8Kv7 If you have other resources that could be shared in this current crisis, please fill out this form. We are not sure how other resources will be used but we hope to create a database …

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Arts and Business Council of Chicago Learning Lab: Capital Campaigns

Wednesday, April 22, 6 pm – 8 pm Webinar Acquiring land, renovating buildings, and purchasing large supplies are huge projects that take careful planning. A capital campaign is a fundraising process that aims to raise enough money to make any of these facility-related purchases. Running a successful capital campaign is a surefire way for nonprofit organizations to own space in the community they serve and create community wealth as an anchor institution. In this webinar we will discuss: • Understanding the feasibility of reaching a high-impact fundraising goal in your capital campaign; …

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Game Jam with Compass Creative Dramatics

As an ideas exchange for the teaching artist/educator community (and—let’s be honest—an excuse to play!), Compass Creative Dramatics hosts a monthly Game Jam! April is our second time hosting virtually – which means we can reach beyond our typical geographical limitations of Chicago to include folks from all over. The games for this month will include ideas that can be done in a virtual setting with students. We’ll also be holding space during the event for educators to share their current questions or hurdles they’ve been experiencing. Each month, one awesome teaching …

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Free Chicago Performing Arts Virtual Retreat on April 8

COVID-19 has caused a seismic shift in the operations and plans of Chicago’s arts organizations. To bring together Chicago performing artists and administrators to address their shared concerns and challenges, several organizations are collaborating to present a Chicago Performing Arts Virtual Retreat Wednesday, April 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This FREE event is open to everyone involved in the Chicago performing arts community. Registration is available at eventbrite.com/e/chicago-performing-arts-virtual-retreat-tickets-101321134240. Representatives from the retreat’s producers—Chicago Dancemakers Forum, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, High Concept …

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Space Availability at Pride Arts Center

Pride Arts Center has space available for the 2020-21 season. In The Buena at 4147 N Broadway (45 seats) 6 weeks available Aug 30 to Oct 4. Also March 22 for six weeks. For a long time that space was set up in Alley configuration, but has been changed to proscenium. Would prefer to work with the same group for both residencies. Base rate of $1000 includes four performances per week, and a full light and sound package. You would run your own ticketing. Send email with BUENA in the subject line …

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Leading Accessible Virtual Programs

Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium (CCAC) presents . . . Leading Accessible Virtual Programs Friday, April 10th, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM CST/ 3:00 PM-4:30 PM EST FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED How to Join the Workshop: Standard Registration through CCAC is required. Workshop will take place via Zoom Video Conferencing. A link to the Zoom session and workshop materials will be sent electronically to all registered attendees the morning of Friday, April 10th. Program Description: In the wake of COVID-19, online and virtual platforms have become the primary format for cultural institutions to lead engaging programs …

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