Narrative Structure and Computer Coding

During the 2018-2019 school year we worked with students at Camras Elementary in Belmont Cragin to explore storytelling, animation, and computer coding. Below is a description of their project, [...]


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 [...]


Boeing Grants $50 Million+ to CAPE and other Nonprofits Worldwide

On November 2, 2017, Boeing announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally, including Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education. The [...]


Updates on our 2017-2018 In-School Partnerships

Lots of our classroom partnerships are up and running, so we wanted to provide and update for each of our in-school programs. Read on to learn what’s happening this school year in our [...]


The Collaboration Laboratory is open to new CPS school partners!

Are you with a school that would like to integrate the arts across curriculums? Have you wondered how your school can work with CAPE? If so, a new opportunity from CAPE may be just what you and [...]


Reflecting on Convergence

Convergence is our annual exhibition of student arts and learning, and it’s on right now!  Click here for more details about the exhibition. This year’s exhibition is particularly [...]

CAPE’s new Office Residency Program!

CAPE has launched its new Office Residency Program, which invites teachers and teaching artists from our network of Artist/Researchers to further investigate the potential of art and pedagogy. As [...]


5 Reasons Why We’re Still Talking About Arts Integration

CAPE staff members recently attended the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting here in Chicago, and among the hundreds of break out sessions, we sat in on one where [...]


CAPE Teacher Michelle Livas on the value of arts integration in a high school classroom

Michelle Livas, a teacher in CAPE’s Veteran Partnerships Program, answers the question: What is important about the work you and your students do with your CAPE teaching artist? What is the [...]


CAPE Classrooms: Students learn what it’s like to have no access to clean drinking water- what happens next is amazing…

CAPE Classrooms is our series highlighting great work from our programs across Chicago. It was a typical day at North-Grand High School. Between periods, the intercom played lively music while [...]

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