Chicago art workers to be counted in new art census

The Chicago Arts Census wants to count the city’s art workers and understand their labor conditions.

One summer chicago mural
Max Green / WBEZ
One summer chicago mural
Max Green / WBEZ

Chicago art workers to be counted in new art census

The Chicago Arts Census wants to count the city’s art workers and understand their labor conditions.

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A census of art workers in Chicago is underway in the wake of an historic union election at the Art Institute of Chicago. Reset speaks with a group working to improve labor conditions for art workers throughout the city.