New Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Commissioner Erin Harkey recently hosted two informational sessions to talk about their increased funds for the arts and culture sector, highlights from recent research reports and program assessments, and plans for DCASE’s strategic direction moving forward, followed by a Q & A session. You can watch either session at the links below.

Jan 11, 1:45pm Session
Jan 21, 5:00pm Session

Helpful links shared by DCASE during the sessions:
DCASE Opportunities webpage:

Link to more information on the recovery grant:

Apply to be a DCASE Grant panelist here:

Chicago Arts Census survey: