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

Meet Program Manager Chinyere “Chi” Achebe

A long overdue introduction to Snow City Arts’ new Program Manager, Chinyere “Chi” Achebe!   Chi joined Snow City Arts in February, 2020, shortly before we became a distributed office team and the entire team dove into creating and launching our Virtual Learning platform. Chi comes to this new role at Snow City Arts with a [...]

By |2020-07-07T11:22:31-06:00July 5th, 2020|News Updates, Staff|0 Comments

Creating Racial Equity at Snow City Arts, June 4, 2020

At Snow City Arts, we strive to be accountable to African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) identified people. We hear the call to rise up in the wake of the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and many others. We honor and hear the call to lift up [...]

By |2020-06-05T17:37:59-06:00June 4th, 2020|News Updates|0 Comments

Kate Kurcz Memorial Fund Inaugural Grantees

Katie KurczSeptember 24, 1982 – May 12, 2017"Katie dedicated her career to building awareness for arts organizations and cared deeply about the role of artists in our world. We are so happy in this moment to be able to honor her memory by supporting the work of four amazing Snow City Arts Teaching Artists who [...]

By |2020-05-16T10:55:36-06:00May 15th, 2020|News Updates, Teaching Artists|0 Comments

Snow City Arts Launches Virtual Learning Initiative!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2020 Contact: Deirdre Harrison  Director of Development, Snow City Arts  773-793-8096, deirdre@snowcityarts.org   Snow City Arts Launches Virtual Learning Initiative!  Chicago, IL: On Friday, April 24, Snow City Arts began rolling out its Virtual Learning initiative to fulfill its mission to “inspire and educate children and youth in hospitals through [...]

By |2020-04-29T20:21:13-06:00April 29th, 2020|News Updates|0 Comments

A Special National Endowment for the Arts Audio Feature on Snow City Arts

For years, Snow City Arts has been proud to receive support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). That’s why we were thrilled when Adam Kampe, a media specialist with the NEA Magazine, asked to do a special feature on Snow City Arts. The first issue of 2019 was going to be on “the [...]

By |2019-05-31T10:25:03-06:00May 31st, 2019|News Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Grand Opening of a New Facility

Artists do their best work when they have the best tools available. That’s certainly true with the work done at Snow City Arts. Having the highest quality supplies, facility, and resources available helps us provide the most innovative and creative artistic and learning experience for children in hospitals. Sue Fischer, Carrie Spitler, Chris Hensley, [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:25:49-06:00October 31st, 2017|News Updates|3 Comments

Remembering Katie

All of us at Snow City Arts are sad to share that we have recently lost an important member of our family. Katie Kurcz, a founding co-chair of our Auxiliary Board, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, after a long battle with cancer. Her contributions and dedication to our organization have had a profound [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:25:49-06:00May 19th, 2017|News Updates|0 Comments

Snow City Arts is Expanding!

Snow City Arts is thrilled to announce its newest hospital partnership, and its first venture outside the city of Chicago! We have recently started working on the pediatric unit at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Illinois. Snow City Arts is the only organization of its kind working in the Chicagoland area. Since 1998, [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:25:49-06:00February 21st, 2017|News Updates|Comments Off on Snow City Arts is Expanding!