The Ethnic and Folk Arts Master/Apprentice Program (MAP) acknowledges and supports the mentoring relationship that develops between a master artist and their apprentice over time. MAP helps communities preserve their own culture by providing an opportunity for master traditional artists to pass on their skills to a qualified apprentice in a time-honored method.
The application is open in the Illinois Arts Council’s online Salesforce system … Read More
The Illinois Art Council Agency has updated their online application system to Salesforce as they continue to better their system for us.If you have previously applied for an IACA grant online within the last five years, your information will carry over. You may need to reset your password. This is done by clicking “Forgot Your Password” underneath the login screen. … Read More
Honoring a folksong writer legend, the Bishop Hill Heritage Association is hosting a free concert titled This Land is your Land: The Folksongs of Woody Guthrie. Bucky Halker, founder of Company of Folk and Chicago-based singer and guitarist, will perform the iconic and uplifting songs of Woody Guthrie (1912-1967). Furthermore, Bucky Halker will provide commentary on the historical context of … Read More