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So far Snow City Arts has created 48 blog entries.

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Job description Snow City Arts (SCA) inspires and educates children and youth in hospitals through the arts. SCA’s arts education workshops serve hundreds of children each year at our three partner hospitals, which include Rush University Children’s Hospital, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and Children’s Hospital University of Illinois. At each hospital, SCA Teaching Artists [...]

By |2021-02-10T06:18:58-06:00February 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Lesson On Dinosaurs

Donate today,  to bring learning opportunities and creativity to young people like Aiden in the hospital or isolating at home in 2020/2021! “It’s not just like I’m drawing. People learn from my drawings, too. I usually draw dinosaurs that no one really knows about. It’s not just drawing, it’s more like you ask questions to [...]

By |2020-12-18T00:45:37-06:00December 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everything Has Meaning: Aiden’s Story

“Everything with Aiden has a meaning, and I’m glad you can see that in his artwork.” As this year draws to a close, these words from Sachet Walker, the mother of one of our students, continue to echo in my mind. I can’t help but wonder what meaning twelve-year-old Aiden has found in [...]

By |2020-12-11T14:47:41-06:00December 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Snow City Arts Presents at Columbia College

Program Director Veronica Stein and Teaching Artist Dan Kerr-Hobert had an exciting time sharing about our work at Snow City Arts with students in the Arts In Health track led by Susan Imus at Columbia College Chicago. One of a handful of programs in the country allowing students to minor in Arts in Health, Columbia's [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:58:49-06:00November 5th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

NEA Spotlights Snow City Arts’ Virtual Learning

The National Endowment for the Arts Blog highlighted the work Snow CIty Arts has been doing since march, 2020 in its October 20 post, Arts and Health in the Time of COVID 19, by Beth Beinevenu. " Despite the dire circumstances, many organizations are finding silver linings at this time. For SCA it is [...]

By |2020-10-26T18:59:29-06:00October 26th, 2020|News Updates, Virtual Learning|0 Comments

Zen Principles in Art Making: A Painting Workshop

Teaching Artist and painter Monica Acosta led a packed virtual house on October 17, 2020, in this intergenerational painting workshop with our partner Wheaton Public Library.  The lesson is online and can be completed with some basic materials at home! This was the third Arts Dupage Month celebration we have participated in and was made [...]

A Successful Gallery Night 2020: Activating Art!

On September 18, 2020, Snow City Arts hosted hundreds of guests from Chicago’s philanthropic, medical, corporate, and artistic communities in our first ever virtual Gallery Night 2020: ACTIVATING ART. Following a short public showcase on YouTube Live (click here to see the artchive), a 60 minute ticketed event streamed on Zoom included student interviews, a [...]

By |2020-10-19T15:25:58-06:00September 29th, 2020|Fundraising, News Updates, Student stories|0 Comments

Meet Development and Communications Associate Danielle Patterson!

Danielle comes to Snow City Arts from Leo Catholic High School, where she served as the Registrar until mid-July, 2020. Prior to that, Danielle worked for Metropolitan Services in job development and for four years was a Program Manager with the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence.  Danielle founded Postparty, a safe-space community following the birth [...]

By |2020-07-13T13:28:16-06:00July 13th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

Meet Research Specialist Nakyung Rhee!

Nakyung initially came to work for Snow City Arts in February, 2019 as an intern, and was invited to join as a part time member of the staff in March, 2020 in the role of research specialist and administrative assistant. Nakyung brings her considerable knowledge as a specialist in data management and cultural policy analysis [...]

By |2020-07-07T14:37:37-06:00July 7th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments