Chicago Sun Times Feature

“Traveling bard, musician and art teacher helps kids in hospitals take center stage.” Snow City Arts teaching artist Emmy Bean is featured in the Chicago Sun Times as part of their Hardest-Working Voices in Healthcare series. Emmy has been working with Snow City Arts for three years and as an interdisciplinary artist has shaped many of the [...]

By | 2019-12-03T14:51:59+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monica Acosta: A Teaching Artist Profile

What do you enjoy most as a teaching artists? I enjoy observing a student move from apprehension to confidence. Then the student connects with a lesson and takes it to a level far greater than I would have imagined. Monica is the newest member of the Snow City Arts teaching artist team and so we thought [...]

By | 2019-06-24T13:04:22+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|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+00:00 May 31st, 2019|News Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Snow City Arts Celebrates 20 Years

A Room Without Walls ONE YEAR, SIX SHOWS, TWO DECADES OF SNOW CITY ARTS Snow City Arts has been providing arts education and creative inspiration to youth in Chicagoland hospitals for over 20 years! We celebrated our 20th anniversary with A Room Without Walls, a year-long series of special events around Chicago. Each [...]

By | 2019-12-13T11:05:52+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gallery Night 2017: A Balloon on the Moon

On Friday, September 8th, the Snow City Arts community celebrated, viewed student artwork, bid on silent auction packages, met our students, and supported arts learning in Chicagoland hospitals! Gallery Night 2017: A Balloon on the Moon returned to the Ballroom at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The VIP hour for the evening began at [...]

By | 2019-12-13T11:51:21+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gallery Night 2016: Free to Make

Thank you to everyone who made Gallery Night 2016 a smashing success! On September 9th, 400 attendees viewed the work of more than 150 students in visual arts, creative writing, media arts, music, and theater. This annual exhibition is the result of the hard work being done in Chicago’s hospitals every day of the [...]

By | 2019-12-13T11:30:32+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments