Advisory Committee

  • Bart Schultz, Director, Civic Knowledge Project
  • Cary Nathenson, Associate Dean for Humanities, Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies

Board Leadership Task Force, Community Steering Committee of the Southside Arts and Humanities Network

  • Elaine Wackerly, Consultant to Court Theatre at the University of Chicago
  • Carrie Spitler, Executive Director, Neighborhood Writing Alliance
  • Marvinetta Penn Woodly, Executive Director, Global Girls Inc.
  • Sherry Williams, Founder and Director, Bronzeville Black Chicago Historical Society
  • Peter Kuntz, Executive Director Arts and Business Council
  • Andrew Micheli, Director of Programs, Arts and Business Council
  • Kristen Romans, Program Manager, Arts and Business Council

Partner Organizations

  • Arts and Business Council of Chicago
    A&BC supports Chicago’s nonprofit arts and culture community by enlisting business sector volunteers to provide arts organizations with assessment, training, consulting and board services that strengthen their management and marketing capacity.
  • Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
    The Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies extends to a broad community the University’s intellectual resources and unique commitment to an intellectually rigorous approach to learning and scholarship through the provision of part-time and flexible forms of study that meet the needs of students for applied professional skills and knowledge and for personal development. In achieving this mission, we are dedicated to convening and facilitating balanced inquiry and reasoned debate on matters of public concern and to promoting principles of respect for learning, scholarship, and informed citizenry.
  • Southside Arts & Humanities Network, Civic Knowledge Project
    The Southside Arts and Humanities Network, “The Network,” is a collection of small and mid-sized arts and humanities organizations based on the south side of Chicago. The Network aims to leverage the space, intellectual, technological, and volunteer resources of the University (and the city) to support small arts and humanities institutions. The Southside Arts & Humanities Network is a program of the Civic Knowledge Project, the community connections branch of the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago.

Videos for the 2011 Arts and Humanities Organizations