Urban Gateways Center for Arts Education

A City Made by Poets

Carson Elementary students used poetry to imagine and build a healthy community with teaching artist Jillian Gryzlak.

Discover Minasian’s Hidden Treasures

Join us at Minasian Rug Company on May 2 to unlock exquisite hidden treasures, all in support of arts education.

Shows that Inspire

Urban Gateways dance, theater and music assemblies are fun AND educational.

Pictured here: Pastiche

Invest in Chicago’s Youth

Help advance our mission: To educate and inspire young people through the arts.

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73% of UG students report having better listening skills.

From surveys of in-depth UG programs


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Urban Gateways Media

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Urban Gateways Overview 2014

Our brand new overview video contains photos, clips and quotes from our touring and artist-in-residence programs. Thanks to video volunteer Chris Siler for putting this together!