Introducing an artist who’s been critical to bringing creative energy to our 60th Anniversary ART & Speaker Series!
A thank you shout out to the artist-educators who make our programs possible!
Learn how COVID-19 is impacting Urban Gateways and how you can support our work. Stay healthy, stay well – and stay inspired during this challenging time!
A Chicago Teaching Artist since 1980, Bill Eller retired just last month (February 2020). We couldn’t let him go without a reflection on his long and impactful career!
Get the inside scoop on the power of Touring Performance programs via Jeremy Schaefer, long-time Touring Artist and now Urban Gateways’ Performance Programs Coordinator.
Read about a multi-year, multidisciplinary artist residency at Mays Elementary in Englewood, where artist Zahra Baker and teacher Sharon Mason have worked alongside students to amplify young people’s voices.
Get to know the creative process and the final artworks of CoCre8 2019, a cohort of students, teachers, artists, and arts administrators who spent three Saturdays over the spring as well as a week-long intensive in June looking at, talking about, and making art.
Read about teaching artist Sonja Henderson’s work promoting self care and mental health through creative workshops.
We’re excited to announce that our touring performance roster is gaining six awesome new additions just in time for the 2017-18 season and school year – read on to get to know these new shows!