By Brenna C. CroninWith a stack of impact reports in hand, Michelle Boone—Chief Engagement Officer of Navy Pier, started our site visit with the power of information. Programming and community engagement are the drumbeats of her department and deserve incredible recognition for the revitalization of Navy Pier as it stands today.
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By Brenna C. CroninThe MSLCE cohort was warmly greeted by a six-member team at the Chicago Humanities Festival offices last week. With the sound of hammering and drilling in the air, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is the definition of a vibrant and expanding arts nonprofit, full of impact and growth—literally!
By ALYSSA HOLCOMB A select group of MSLCE students, accompanied by EPICS staff Mandi Glowen and Jonah Zeiger, recently took a site visit of the Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s largest (and oldest) non-profit theatre. The cohort met with John Collins, General Manager, and Kate Welham, Senior Director of Institutional Giving and Development Operations, in a two-hour
By Hannah Arata“We have built an institution for the public, not for the few,” said founder and first president of the Art Institute of Chicago, Charles Hutchinson in 1887. The Art Institute of Chicago was built for the people of Chicago and the staff of the world-renowned museum wants the public to know the Institute is
By Scotty StieberIt was November of 1997 when the Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s eight-employee staff met with City of Chicago officials at a Gold Coast pub and struck a monumental deal. After signing a 90-year lease with the City, the theater prepared to make their risky move to a mostly uninhabited, bizarre Navy Pier.How did the