Tag Archive for Washington Park Arts Incubator

Birth of the Cool

Jazz redefines the violin family. From outside the performance space at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, you might have easily mistook the instruments if you hadn’t known they were kicking off the first-ever Jazz String Summit that Friday night.

Less Art, More Matter

At the Washington Park Arts Incubator, an enthusiastic crowd does battle with a panel, teasing out the relationship between art and community development.

Room to Grow

Theaster Gates, Director of Arts and Public Life at the University of Chicago, is spearheading a new UofC Arts and Public Life initiative aimed at strengthening the connection between the arts communities on and off campus. The cornerstone of this $1.85 million University-funded initiative will be an “arts incubator” in Washington Park.