Art on theMart seeking artists

Art on theMART is seeking artists with robust practices to submit their qualifications to be commissioned to create an original artwork with accompanying sound to be projected as part of Art on theMART, an innovative digital public art platform. Artists working in any media may apply, but those with experience in new media, animation, projection, film and video are especially encouraged to present their credentials. Selected artists’ work will be featured as part of Art on theMART’s public art platform no sooner than spring 2021; actual timing would be at the mutual …

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ADA 25 Advancing Leadership is seeking new members

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership is seeking new members to join the Members Network. Apply today to join as a new Member! Applications are now OPEN! Are you ready to lead with power and influence by serving on a nonprofit board, public board, or making change at your company, but just need a platform to move your leadership plans forward? Join ADA 25 Advancing Leadership to access exclusive leadership opportunities and an empowering network of leaders. Members are positive disrupters who are leading with their disability identity shaping a more inclusive, just, and …

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Learning Lab: Rebooting Your Strategic Plan

Arts and Business Council of Chicago Learning Lab: Rebooting Your Strategic Plan Monday, May 11, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Webinar The COVID-19 crisis has taken a huge toll on nonprofit arts, cultural, and creative organizations. Many have faced canceled programs, staff reductions, and financial loss; and have been forced to put their strategic plans to the side. Although we don’t know when or if our organizations will operate in the way they used to, this webinar will outline tools to help organizations reboot their strategic plans in a way that is …

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Get Help with your Rigging System Inspections and Maintenance from Vertigo

For those who are considering facility maintenance during this down time, Vertigo is ready to help you with rigging inspections, scheduled maintenance, and repairs to your rigging systems. ANSI Standard E1.47 recommends that manual rigging systems and fire safety curtains have a Level One Rigging Inspection annually, and a Level Two Rigging Inspection at least every five years. The recommendation for motorized rigging systems is a Level Two Rigging Inspection annually. The professional riggers at Vertigo are eager to help you keep your rigging systems operating at peak performance and maintain the …

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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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