City Of Chicago Provides Arts Funding To Aid Pandemic Recovery

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Associated Press

City Of Chicago Provides Arts Funding To Aid Pandemic Recovery

A major new arts funding initiative is music to the ears of struggling local artists and arts organizations. Drawing on $60 million in city funding, Arts 77, named after Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods, hopes to help revive one of the economic sectors that’s been hit hardest by the pandemic.

GUESTS: Mark Kelly, commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE)

Kate Lorenz, executive director at Hyde Park Art Center

Chantal Healey, executive director at Chicago Public Art Group