April Events Postponed

Steppenwolf and Lagunitas Events Postponed To practice social distancing and ensure the safety of our larger community, SCA and its community partners have come to the difficult decision of postponing our two upcoming public events: our student showcase at Steppenwolf 1700 on April 3 and 4, and our Auxiliary Board Fundraiser at Lagunitas Brewery [...]

By | 2020-03-16T10:02:35+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Snow City Arts’ Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting our work and personal communities. Snow City Arts (SCA), always concerned for the health and wellbeing of children and youth who are medically vulnerable, is acutely aware of COVID-19’s impact and the further isolation it brings to our students as our hospital partners respond. Working in collaboration with each of [...]

By | 2020-03-16T10:08:34+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Arts in Health Research Intensive

I had the amazing opportunity to join the 3rd annual Arts in Health Research Intensive, presented by University of Florida's (UF) Center for Arts in Medicine and the UK Arts Health Early Career Research Network (ECRN), from January 27 to 31, 2020. The Arts in Health Research Intensive is a five-day residential program that provides [...]

By | 2020-03-25T11:50:03+00:00 March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing Deirdre Harrison

Snow City Arts is thrilled to announce the hire of Deirdre Harrison as  Director of Development. Deirdre is coming to us directly from her role as Chief Operating Officer and before that Interim Development Director for GRAMMY award-winning sextet Eighth Blackbird. Previously, she was the Director of Development for the MacArthur-funded shared advancement staff project [...]

By | 2020-02-13T13:09:11+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

Gallery Night 2019

Thank you to all who came to Gallery Night 2019 to celebrate another amazing year with Snow City Arts! This year’s Gallery Night featured a sit down dinner catered by Food for Thought, a silent auction with amazing packages, and an extended program emceed by NBC’s Lisa Parker with live performances by Snow City Arts [...]

By | 2020-03-31T14:17:20+00:00 September 27th, 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