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Our Arts and Culture

 

Our Arts and Culture in Fiscal Year 2019

The Access Living’s Arts and Culture Project promotes innovative art and disability culture, increases public access to disability arts and culture, and gives voice to artists with disabilities. It also curates a permanent art collection by artists with disabilities at Access Living’s headquarters, and hosts a series of lectures, music, art, poetry and spoken word programs each year. In 2019, Access Living sponsored and co-sponsored 18 events attended by more than 1,400 people.

Collaborating Organizations:

  • 3Arts
  • ADA 25 Advancing Leadership
  • Arts of Life Band
  • Beyond Media
  • Bodies of Work
  • Center on Halsted
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • Dancing Wheels Company
  • Disability Dance Works
  • The Illinois Arts Council
  • Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
  • Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
  • MOMENTA dance company
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Poetry Foundation
  • Rolling Wheels
  • The University of Illinois at Chicago Disability Cultural Center
  • The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Disability
  • and Human Development
  • Victory Gardens Theater
  • Wobbly Dance

Collaborating Artists

  • Nura Aly
  • Yulia Arakelyan
  • Bri Beck
  • Matt Bodett
  • Maggie Bridger
  • Salome Chasnoff
  • Stephanie Clemens
  • Hai Cohen
  • Laura Crotte
  • Esteban David Cruz
  • Baraka de Soleil
  • Sydney Erlikh
  • Mike Ervin
  • Eric Ferguson
  • Beth Finke
  • Ladonna Freidheim
  • Stefania Gomez
  • Deb Goodman
  • Sarah Hollenbeck
  • Anita Kenney
  • Taylor Lane
  • Ginger Lane
  • Gaelynn Lea
  • Riva Lehrer
  • Kris Lenzo
  • Tekki Lomnicki
  • Susan Nussbaum
  • Susan Ojala Myers
  • Rob Rotman
  • Carrie Sandahl
  • Alice Sheppard
  • Andy Slater
  • Tali Wertheim
  • Manako Yabe
  • Sandie Yi
  • Wannapa