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Explore below a list of press releases highlighting key news related to Art Design Chicago. Check back for more information as this list grows throughout 2018.

Art Design Chicago Presents Near North Design Day, a Day of Activites Celebrating Chicago’s Role as a Design Center
October 11, 2018

Terra Foundation for American Art Announces Scholarly Symposia as Part of Art Design Chicago, A Year-Long Initiative Examining the Breadth and Influence of Chiacgo’s Creative Communities
October 4, 2018

Art Design Chicago Fall and Winter Public Tour Schedule Announced
October 4, 2018

Artist Barbara Kasten Commissioned to Design Stage for Hans Ulrich Obrist’s Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon And Four-Act Structure Announced
September 4, 2018

Art on theMART Announces Artists for First Iteration of the Largest Permanent Digital Art Projection in the World
August 23, 2018

Art Design Chicago Presents Celebrating South Side Stories, a Day of Lively Activities at Various Venues Highlighting Creativity on Chicago’s South Side
August 14, 2018

Hans Ulrich Obrist’s First U.S. Marathon, Crative Chicago: An Interview Marathaon, Announces First Look at Participant List
July 26, 2018

Terra Foundation for American Art Announces More Than $300,000 In Grants for New Art Design Chicago Projects
March 29, 2018

Art Design Chicago Announces Spring and Summer Public Tour Schedule
March 27, 2018

Terra Foundation for American Art Announces New Art Design Chicago Education and Exhibition Programs To Take Place Throughout 2018
November 9, 2017 (Updated December 5, 2017)

Art Design Chicago, A Year-Long Initiative Spearheaded by Terra Foundation for American Art, Explores Chicago’s Pivotal Role In Global Art and Design Movements and Innovations 
October 11, 2017

Chicago Humanities Festival to Present “Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon” with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Part of Art Design Chicago 2018
September 13, 2017

Terra Foundation for American Art Announces $2.5 Million in Grants and New Grantees for Art Design Chicago
June 29, 2017 

Smithsonian Archives for American Art Launches New Guide to Chicago’s American Art Resources
April 28, 2017

The Terra Foundation Announces Art Design Chicago
April 4, 2017

Additional Resources

The following documents provide more background on Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art with Presenting Partner The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. 

Art Design Chicago Overview

Art Design Chicago FAQ

Art Design Chicago Electronic Guide Book

Contact Us

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Sascha Freudenheim
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+1 773 327 3830


For Other Inquiries

Art Design Chicago
Terra Foundation for American Art
120 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA

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