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Chicago Artists Month

October 1 - 31, 2010
Department of Cultural Affairs
Chicago Artists Month is an annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant visual arts community during the month of October. Over 200 events take place including exhibitions of emerging and established artists, openings, demonstrations, tours, open studios and neighborhood art walks at museums, galleries, parks, neighborhood art centers, artists’ studios and other locations throughout the city....More

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2010 Creative Chicago Expo
April 10, 2010, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington, Chicago

The Creative Chicago Expo is free and open to the public. Now in its 7th year, the Creative Chicago Expo connects artists and art organizations in all disciplines -- music, dance, theater, film, design, new media, fashion, publishing, visual art -- with the support, services and networks they need. Last year, over 5,000 people connected with vendors, workshops, and consultants, taking advantage of Chicago's top resources, services and expertise for individuals and organizations in all the arts. This year we have 20+ workshops, 100+ vendors, and 40+ consultants.

Workshop Presenters
include: The Actors Fund, Chicago Urban Art SocietyCraft Emergency Relief FundCommunity Media Workshop, Kickstarter.com, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley FoundationFractured Atlas, New York Foundation for the Arts, The institute for Arts Entrepreneurship, International Academy of Design and Technology, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, League of Chicago Theatres, Mission Paradox, Peter McDowell Arts Consulting, Philip Huang, Lynn Basa + Joel Straus Consulting, Office of the City Treasurer, Nonprofit Finance Fund, Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, UIC Center for Health and the Arts, and others.

Vendors include: After School Matters, Arte y Vida Chicago, Chicago Access Network Corporation (CAN TV), Chicago Business Solutions LLC, Chicago Reader, Chiro One Wellness Centers, e-poets network, I AM Logan Square, I-GO Car Sharing, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Office of the City Treasurer, Preservation Chicago, The Actors Fund, Urban Gateways, Women In Film Chicago, and others.

Pick an expert on something you need -- career coaching, legal or accounting issues, portfolio or grant review, casting agents, even organizational development and business issues for non-profits.

Schedule a 45 minute appointment for one-on-one consulting for only $15. Over 40 consultants will be available for appointments.  Limited to 3 appointments per person.

Consultant bios and schedule coming soon.

For more information, visit the Chicago Artists Resource website.
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