Support Rebuild Foundation’s culture-based, artist-led, neighborhood-driven community revitalization. Your contribution sustains the following projects and programs:
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative is a rehabilitated public housing project that provides housing for artists and community members to foster dialogue and collaboration. Free daily music, art, and wellness classes are held here for neighbors and visitors.
Dorchester Industries is a project of Rebuild’s workforce development initiative providing creative and economic opportunities for residents of Chicago’s south and west sides. Furniture, objects, and public spaces are built using repurposed materials.
Kenwood Gardens will be a healing garden with studio spaces for working South Side artists.
Stony Island Arts Bank is a hybrid gallery, library, media archive, community center, and destination for artists, scholars, curators, and collectors to research and engage with Chicago’s South Side history. The Arts Bank hosts rotating exhibitions and world-class arts and cultural programming, all for free.
St. Lawrence is a former Catholic elementary school, re-imagined as a future incubator for South Side artisans, makers, and entrepreneurs, and production space for Dorchester Industries.