25 FOR 25 CULTURAL ACCESS PROJECT
DCASE is committed to improving the accessibility of events and this year made significant improvements made to the accessibility of summer festivals, particularly in the area of wheelchair and companion seating. This year for the first time, the City has ensured captioning of all movies shown at the Millennium Park Series, making this offering fully accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing community.
ABOUT CITY OF CHICAGO, DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events fosters the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; provides a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth; markets the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presents high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.