CAPE Online Learning: Week 1

Welcome to CAPE’s Online Learning, Week 1 (March 30-April 3, 2020) Here you’ll find videos created by our teachers and teaching artists during the first week of CAPE’s Online Learning [...]


CAPE to Compensate Teaching Artists During Coronavirus Shutdown

The following is a message from Amy Rasmussen, Scott Sikkema, Mark Diaz, Joseph Spilberg, and the rest of the CAPE staff: On Monday March 16, 2020,  the CAPE Board of Directors took the [...]


Arts Resources for Families Stuck at Home

As school districts, community centers, libraries, and museums across the country close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, many parents and guardians are now faced [...]


Our Inaugural Art Walk at Telpochcalli

We recently hosted our inaugural Art Walk at Telpochcalli Elementary, where we welcomed guests to tour our after-school classrooms, chat with students and educators, and even get involved in the [...]


Is CAPE Truly Unique?

Simply put: yes.  If you follow us on social media, read our newsletters, check out our annual reports, or come to CAPE events, you already know a lot about our work in schools across Chicago. [...]


CAPE and the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education is a part of the 2019 Chicago Architectural Biennial, collaborating on projects located at the former Overton Elementary School, located at 221 E 49th St, [...]


Convergence 2019 in Review

Convergence is CAPE’s annual exhibition of visual, digital, and performing art created by hundreds of public school students across Chicago. This year’s Convergence exhibition was held in May and [...]


My Chicago: Students’ Perspectives on Their City

At Hoyne Elementary in Archer Heights, music teacher Andre Porter is working with CAPE Teaching Artist Jessica Mueller to build on work he began with his students last year as part of [...]


CAPE to Receive $65,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year [...]


Get Moving: STEM and Kinetic Sculptures

This spring at Pirie Elementary in the Chatham neighborhood, teacher Kira Jones and CAPE Teaching Artist Ellen Tritschler have been exploring kinetic energy, engineering, measurement, and [...]