This study measures the creative industries and workers of Chicago and eight peer cities. It is meant to provide an objective benchmark for Chicago as it undertakes the goals articulated in the Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 of attracting and retaining creative professionals and measuring the size and strength of the cultural sector.
Peter Linett, chairman & chief idea officer of Slover Linett Audience Research
Rebecca Parker is an artist, arts administrator, and educator
Ra Joy, Executive Director of Arts Alliance Illinois
The Cultural Policy Center breaks from its usual lecture format this week to host a discussion with Mr. Joy. Through its members, partners, and advocates, Arts Alliance Illinois operates as the hub of the largest, most connected statewide arts advocacy network in the country. Join us to discuss policy opportunities and challenges facing the arts and cultural sector in Illinois.