October 23, 2019 //
Uncategorized

Teen Arts Pass Launches New Mobile App

Arts & technology intersect with the new Teen Arts Pass Mobile App, bringing thousands of live performances to teens across Chicago CHICAGO, IL (October 28, 2019) – Teen Arts Pass has launched a brand new mobile app for iOS and Android mobile devices to help enhance teen engagement with live performances.  Teen Arts Pass (TAP) …

0 Comments
October 15, 2019 //
Uncategorized

Newly Appointed Directors Bring Expertise to Urban Gateways Board

CHICAGO, IL (October 15, 2019) – Urban Gateways is pleased to announce the appointment of two exceptional executives to their Board of Directors. Urban Gateways is proud to welcome Abdur Nimeri and Patrick Talano. “We are thrilled to have Abdur and Patrick join the Urban Gateways Board at a very exciting time in the organization,” …

0 Comments
June 27, 2019 //

Announcing New Board Members: Summer 2019

CHICAGO, IL (June 27, 2019)​ –​ ​Urban Gateways i​s pleased to announce the appointment of four exceptional executives to their Board of Directors. In a successful search led by ​LPA Search Partners Co-CEO Anna McCormick Kelch,​ Urban Gateways is proud to welcome ​Kelly Coomer, Alicia Lisowski, John Lowell, ​and ​Caleb Matheny​. “LPA Search Partners has …

0 Comments
May 24, 2019 //
Uncategorized

Celebrating One Year of Teen Arts Pass

Celebrating one year of Teen Arts Pass, Urban Gateways plans for the program’s next chapter CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2019) – Teen Arts Pass (TAP) launched in May 2018 to expand arts participation and equity for Chicago youth. With over 6,000 members and 26 arts partners to date, the program has made leaps and bounds …

0 Comments
May 16, 2019 //
Uncategorized

NEA Supports Street Level Programs

Urban Gateways to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for Street Level Programs CHICAGO, IL (May 15, 2019) – National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. …

0 Comments
January 16, 2019 //

Teen Arts Pass Builds an Influential Audience Segment for Chicago: Teenagers

Teen Arts Pass invests in young people to foster future arts engagement today. CHICAGO, IL (January 10, 2019) – 25 Chicago arts institutions have joined up with Urban Gateways’ Teen Arts Pass (TAP) to build unparalleled access and equity for youth participation in the arts. The permanent and ongoing initiative makes tickets to live arts …

0 Comments
May 3, 2018 //
Uncategorized

With Teen Arts Pass (TAP), Teens Experience Chicago Performances for Only $5

On May 1, 2018, Urban Gateways launched Teen Arts Pass (TAP), a program that allows young people ages 13 to 19 to experience live dance, music, theater, and more performances all around Chicago for only $5. Teens can sign up for free on the TAP website, and they will receive a digital membership card via …

0 Comments
January 22, 2018 //
Uncategorized

Healing Arts Kits Bridge the Gap between Trauma and Healing

Chicago Packing Party Set for February 12 When: Monday, February 12, 5-7pm Where: Street Level, 1637 N Ashland Ave, Chicago Photographer provided by Urban Gateways. Press, please contact Abby Prescott at 312-445-2755 / aprescott@urbangateways.org with questions or to confirm attendance. Urban Gateways supporters can confirm attendance here. Each year, all too many Chicago youth and their …

0 Comments
November 6, 2017 //

Artini 2017: Associate Board’s Party for a Cause with New Venue, New Twist

ARTINI 2017 When: Friday, November 17, 7-10pm Where: The Underground Chicago, 56 W Illinois St Tickets: Early bird (through 11/10) 1 for $50 or 2 for $90; regular pricing (11/11-11/17, online and door) $65 urbangateways.org/event/artini-2017 The cocktail party for a cause that Urban Gateways supporters know and love is back with a swanky new venue …

0 Comments
June 14, 2017 //
Uncategorized

Urban Gateways Recommended for $25,000 Art Works Grant

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award recommendation of $25,000 to Urban Gateways for in-school teaching artist residencies across 10 …

0 Comments