“American Art American City” Initiative
Chicago, Illinois

To support the publicity, advertising campaign, and website for American Art American City, a 2007–2008 initiative in Chicago promoting awareness and enjoyment of historical American art. The Terra Foundation has also given separate grants to a diverse group of cultural and educational organizations participating in this city-wide celebration, which highlights special programming spanning a wide range of subjects, styles, periods, and media. Audiences have a unique opportunity to experience great works of American art rarely on view in the city, including examples by both familiar and lesser-known Chicago artists.