Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

78 E Washington St
Chicago IL  60602

Phone: (312) 744-3316

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy.

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Categories: Event Planning, Government Organization

Hours

Mon: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Community Quilting Bees

Community Quilting Bees
12:00 pm - 06/14/2017

At Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Join Alaskan Yup’ik dance-maker Emily Johnson at the sewing table and stitch quilts that imagine a safe future. Stay for the whole day or just drop in for a few...

Millennium Park Chicago House Party 2017

Millennium Park Chicago House Party 2017
02:00 pm - 05/27/2017

At Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

**Free event at Jay Pritzker Pavilion** Celebrate House music, born in Chicago 35+ years ago. MAIN STAGE Live Artist Performance: THE HOUSE LEGACY PROJECT is a...

Chicago Kids and Kites Festival presented by Country Financial

Chicago Kids and Kites Festival presented by Country Financial
10:00 am - 05/06/2017

At Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 19th Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival presented by COUNTRY Financial returns to Cricket...

ChicagoMade Music Showcase at SXSW (Austin, TX)

ChicagoMade Music Showcase at SXSW (Austin, TX)
08:00 pm - 03/17/2016

At Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

The ChicagoMade Music Showcase will take place on Thursday, March 17 from 8:00p.m. – 2:00 a.m. at The Main, 610 East 6th St., Austin, TX, located in Austin’s...

17th Annual Chicago Kids & Kites Festival

17th Annual Chicago Kids & Kites Festival
10:00 am - 05/02/2015

At Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 17th Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival returns to Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park (Montrose...

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