C3 Programs

C3 is always hosting fun and informative programs!


Passion and Purpose: Anne Krause

Artist Speaker Series When artists create work about things that they care about, they make better art. This series aims to explore all the ways that “passion projects” emerge, evolve, develop, are supported, funded and deployed. Why do you make the work that you make, and how does it affect change? These are the key … Continue reading

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Micro Meetups

Welcome to C3 Micro Meetups: quick, informal, and fun weekly sessions to connect with the creative community and pick up a few tricks along the way. Zing-Along Wednesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. Come sing and dance your troubles away while getting a great workout! Zing-Along is a singing exercise event featuring sing-alongs to pop … Continue reading

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Passion and Purpose: George Berlin

Artist Speaker Series When artists create work about things that they care about, they make better art. This series aims to explore all the ways that “passion projects” emerge, evolve, develop, are supported, funded and deployed. Why do you make the work that you make, and how does it affect change? These are the key … Continue reading

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Passion and Purpose: Paul Elledge

Artist Speaker Series When artists create work about things that they care about, they make better art. This series aims to explore all the ways that “passion projects” emerge, evolve, develop, are supported, funded and deployed. Why do you make the work that you make, and how does it affect change? These are the key … Continue reading

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Steven Fischer’s Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony Workshop

Join C3 and Steven Fischer for a workshop comprised of completely interactive exercises aimed at helping people flex their creativity muscles, condition divergent thinking, strengthen imagination, and help us understand our natural creativity. Since storytelling is the universal human language, we will have fun creating our own stories. Steven will lead us through a series … Continue reading

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Holiday Party 2020

All the Thrills Without the Spills at C3’s 2020 Online Holiday Party! Virtual Escape Room • Virtual Gift Exchange December 19, 2020 • starting promptly at 4:45 PM It’s everything you love about our Holiday Party without having to leave your favorite chair! A fun activity … our famous white elephant gift exchange … and … Continue reading

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Virtual Program Planning BBQ

Tuesday, September 15 Whip up your favorite dish and join us on-line for the First C3 Virtual BBQ with some great ideas of what YOU want to see more of for our programming in 2021. Share a recipe, chat with an old friend or make some new ones as we all sit together (apart) and … Continue reading

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2020 Annual Meeting

Grab your best guy or doll and head to the virtual Juice Joint for a night on the town you’ll always remember; unless, of course, you’re the one who gets iced! Chicago Creative Coalition members and their partners are invited to stay in and take part in an on-line murder mystery as we convene C3’s … Continue reading

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The Soul of Freelancing

FREE Webinar May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Freelancing. Working for yourself. Life as a Creative Professional. You’ve heard all about it, and maybe even have got some tips on how to DO it. But what kind of person do you have to BE to work for yourself? To be able to hunt down projects, know … Continue reading

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Sales for Creatives

FREE Webinar April 16 at noon Advanced Basics for Creative Businesses, Program 4 We are all selling; that is, we are continually trying to influence and persuade others through our communications and actions. Selling yourself is an essential and positive part of any creative business.  Truth is, selling is becoming increasingly necessary and a real … Continue reading

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