Read about Vaughn Occupational students’ experiences with community-based learning at Street-Level Youth Media, where they’re working this year to record a group song about unity.
Development Intern Jeff Shelden shares some shining moments from his internship experience.
Today on the blog we took a minute for a Staff Q+A with our Director of Marketing and Sales, Brian. Get to know him and how he helps make the Urban Gateways world go round!
Urban Gateways Executive Director Eric Delli Bovi takes a look at how Urban Gateways and other arts organizations are helping program participants heal trauma through creativity. This blog was originally published by the Americans for the Arts ARTSblog.
Today we are taking a moment to learn about five new 2016-17 touring performances! From taiko to tap dance, they cover an array of artistic and cultural influences.
Urban Gateways staffer Karl Saffran writes about poetry chapbooks, the communities they create, and the importance of nurturing emerging artists.
Ellie O’Hagan is a practicing artist, as well as Urban Gateways’ Executive Assistant. She wrote this beautiful reflection for the Americans for the Arts ARTS Blog. See the original post here. My sister, Cath, and I are both painters. She’s also a sculptor and I make collages, mostly when I can’t figure out what …
Executive Director Eric Delli Bovi writes for Americans for the Arts’ ARTSblog about the importance of getting students out of the classroom to expand their learning; the good old-fashioned field trip is key.
My mother likes to tell the story of when I was 8 and our family went on a trip to Washington DC. Mom wanted to visit the United States Holocaust Museum and so, on the steps of the grey building, she said goodbye to me and my aunt and turned to go inside. That, she …
Here’s what the Urban Gateways staff knows for sure: we are all learners, our city is a classroom, and we are always up for a lesson. We like to take our organizational staff retreats into the wild, find a new adventure, learn something about art and about ourselves, see what Chicago has to offer us, …