Last week we welcomed more than 150 visitors to our INSIDE/OUTSIDE exhibition, which featured art from CAPE After School classrooms at North-Grand and George Washington High Schools and [...]


INSIDE/OUTSIDE: ArtFit at George Washington High School

At George Washington High School on Chicago’s Far East side, students enrolled in CAPE’s after-school “ArtFit” program are expressing themselves through a unique combination of fine arts and [...]


Dyett High School’s Bronzefair 2019, Featuring CAPE Student Work

A New Investment in Pushing Aesthetic Boundaries at Dyett In July of 2018, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) secured funding for a 21st Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grant for [...]


Inside/Outside: A Conversation with the Cognate Collective

In Fall 2018, CAPE and one of our after-school classrooms at Telpochcalli Elementary collaborated with the Sullivan Galleries and the Cog•nate Collective to create art guided by students’ [...]


Inside/Outside: Collaborating with the Cognate Collective

Connecting with the Cognate Collective In Fall 2018, CAPE staff members were in conversation with Hannah Barco, Assistant Director of Exhibitions at SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries, about professional [...]


CAPE Students Visit StoryCorps

Earlier this month, students from our after-school program at Telpochcalli visited StoryCorps at the Chicago Cultural Center. With their teacher Dana Oesterlin-Castellon and CAPE teaching artist [...]


Arts in the Dark 2018

On October 20, CAPE students from Telpochcalli Elementary and Waters Elementary got to strut their stuff in the City of Chicago’s annual Arts in the Dark parade!  Our students braved the [...]


North-Grand High School Students Dedicate Mural to Community

On Monday, September 17, 2018, a crowd of more than two dozen members of the Humboldt Park community gathered near the east wall of the Metra underpass at  1801 N. Kostner to celebrate the [...]


Shifting Boundaries in Review

We recently concluded Shifting Boundaries: Community Arts Practice in Public Schools, an exhibition of artwork created by students and families in our after-school program, and we were thrilled [...]


Nuestras Historias (Our Stories) at Telpochcalli Elementary

This post highlights a project from our upcoming Shifting Boundaries exhibition, which will run March 1-9, 2018, at Hairpin Arts Center. Click here to learn more about Shifting Boundaries, [...]

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