Chicago Park District is Accepting Submissions from Artists & Cultural Organizations to Participate in the 10th Anniversary of Night Out in the Parks in 2022

Online submissions accepted through December 8, 2021;  Chicago Onscreen Local Film Festival accepting entries through November 21, 2021

Chicago Park District’s Horror Movie Series Returns to Northerly Island & Three More Parks Starting October 8

'Campfire Horrors' movie series will feature seven movies, campfires and roasted marshmallows on Fridays and Saturdays under the October sky

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently being reviewed by independent group of artists, community members and historians.

Chicago Park District Announces Digital Edition of 8th Season of Night Out in the Parks

More than 40 of Chicago’s best local artists to perform in a virtual version of “Night

Interactive Art Installation ‘OUT OF SIGHT’ Expands to Six Parks Across the City

Artwork Turns Hopscotch into a Pathway for Chicagoans to Manifest Their Goals OUT OF SIGHT, a participatory hopscotch-inspired artwork that aims to engage park patrons through positive visualization and kinetic exchanges, will expand to six parks throughout Chicago.

Theater on the Lake Announces Call for Submissions for the Play Development Project

Play selection will be part of the 2019 festival season that kicks of June 23th at Theatre on the Lake

Chicago Park District Announces New Curators & Dates for the 2019 Season of Theater on the Lake

67th season of the off-loop, lakefront theater kicks off June 23rd 

Chicago Park District October 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Pumpkin Patches, Harvest Fests & Campfire Movies in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you. Click here to browse the complete newsletter

Mayor Emanuel, Andrea and James Gordon and the Chicago Park District Announce Plans to Expand Citywide Theater and Cultural Programming

Generous donation from James and Andrea Gordon will support theater in communities across Chicago with Theater on the Lake as the Hub

Chicago Park District September 2018 Monthly Newsletter

A spooky good time looms near! Join us for Halloween in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you. Click here to browse the complete newsletter

Chicago Park District Announces 10-year Anniversary of TRACE Program and Grant Award

Celebration includes unveiling of Englewood Line murals and #IAMTRACE exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art 

Chicago Park District August 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Chicago Onscreen Kicks Off August 26

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce the Return of Pianos in the Parks for Fourth Season

International Music Foundation to host popular program in Chicago parks

Chicago Park District Hosts Exhibition that Celebrates Community Based Artistry

Initiative highlights local artist; exposes city’s youth to the arts

Chicago Park District to Unveil New Public Art Exhibit on the Former Steel Works Site at Steelworkers Park on June 16

Public art installation depicts how industry and humans shaped Chicago’s Southeast Side

New Summer Tropical Flower Show to Open at the Lincoln Park Conservatory

The show features 20 large-size hummingbirds created by local artists 

Chicago Park District Announces Schedule for 66th Season of Theater on the Lake: The Chicago Summer Theater Festival

The Summer Theater Festival will return to its lakefront home on June 19

Chicago Park District to Host First Public Art Installation of Lawrence Weiner’s ‘OUT OF SIGHT’

Artist Lawrence Weiner’s hopscotch-inspired exhibit to debut at Maggie Daley Park on June 9

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance Announces Installation of New Exhibit

The Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance announces Persistence of the Unsorted, an exhibition of new work by Artist in Residence, Claire Pentecost.

Chicago Park District’s Young Cultural Stewards Program Receives Grant to Support Youth Leadership in Chicago’s Parks

Registration for the spring park program is open for youth ages 12 to 14 years old through March 31st

Chicago Park District Announces Winter Programming at Theater on the Lake

Scheduled performances will take place on January 24, February 3, 9 and 26

Chicago Park District Continues to Break Records Ahead of Winter Registration

Classes Available for Viewing Now, Registration Kicks off December 4 Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District today announced online registration for winter park programming opens December 4 and 5, following a record-breaking fall session.