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c3_bananas_thumbExpose Yourself: Go BANANAS!

Join C3’s Chief Exploration Officer George Berlin and his band of wacky Creative Geniuses for this fun hands-on program about invention, curiosity, tinkering, making stuff, and asking “what if?” Inquisitive kids and their respective grown-ups are invited to come explore “Scratch” a simple and intuitive programming environment made at MIT for kids of all ages. … Continue reading


Expose YourselfExpose Yourself: Interactive Programs to Jumpstart Your New Year

Chicago Creative Coalition is presenting a series of interactive programs for its members and friends to warm your winter and challenge you to take a creative risk. For the next four months, we’ll host a program each month to teach you to speak with presence about who you are and what you offer as a … Continue reading


PrintBreak out of Your Shell

February 17, we get some fresh ideas on how to stay on your toes for pitches, meetings, and innovation at Expose Yourself: Break out of your Shell – Improv for Business with Mark Carter and Greg Werstler. They will help us bust down the walls with performance exercises and ways to use improvisational techniques for business and creativity. Mark … Continue reading


catherine_johnsExpose Yourself: Speak for Your Work

Expose Yourself: Speak for Your Work – January 15, 2015  with Catherine Johns, radio legend and career coach Your work is meaningful, even magnificent. And it’s tempting to think clients will “get it” without much input from you. Sadly, that website, photograph or video does not speak for itself.  You need to speak for your work and … Continue reading


Light Painting at CAM Sunday

photos by Stan Kotecki


C3 Artists Raise Funds to Benefit Creation of Women’s Shelter

Several Chicago Creative Coalition artists donated their work for a silent auction to benefit ShelterHer, a fundraiser in support of the creation of a women’s shelter. The Garden Party event was held July 10 by the Polish American Assn. C3 artists Heather Aitken, T. J. Hine, Mary Kay McCaw, Laura Marie Sanchez, and Mary Wagner … Continue reading


Focusing Our Mission

The Board of Directors of Chicago Creative Coalition engaged in strategic planning in spring 2013 and emerged with a more focused Mission: Chicago Creative Coalition enriches, educates and inspires creative lives. We provide the framework for creative collaboration through insightful, educational programming and unique opportunities for networking and creative expression. This Mission Statement better reflects the … Continue reading