Chicago Public Schools Class of '21

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2021

Hope is a Light: Select Works from the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Class of '21

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Archive

2021

About the Work

ART on THE MART launched the first in its ongoing partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and its All-City Visual Arts Program as part of its spring 2021 season.

The first joint project showcased the work of select CPS seniors on the faƧade of THE MART as part of a new animated projection entitled Hope is a Light: Select Works from the Chicago Public School Class of 2021.

The initiative is a partnership between ART on THE MART, CPS, the All-City Visual Arts (ACVA Program), and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) with support from iHeartRadio.

Sponsor Information

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is dedicated to providing a high-quality education to all students, beginning with the Districtā€™s free full-day preschool programming for four-year-old scholars and continuing through neighborhood, magnet and selective-enrollment elementary schools that provide a rigorous K-8 education with schools that specialize in the fine arts, world language and culture, dual language, STEM, International Baccalaureate (IB), classical programs, and more. The rising District-wide freshmen-on-track and high school graduation rates reflect the hard work of the CPS community, including families, staff, and students across 635 schools. CPS celebrates the diversity of its more than 322,000 students who cite 182 home languages.