The Art of the Possible: The Role of the Arts in Policy Making

Wednesday, January 31
Assembly Hall

Global Voices Programs

Join International House and the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago for an evening of conversation, music, poetry, and refreshments. St. Brigid’s Day is Ireland’s newest public holiday. It is marked in Irish communities around the world as a celebration of women’s creativity. This exciting St. Brigid’s Day event brings together highly accomplished women from both the arts and the policymaking spheres for a series of performances and a discussion about the intersection between art and policy, with a specific focus on poetry and visual arts. Guests include Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer, renowned Irish poet Julie Morrissy, and University of Chicago based poet and professor Rachel Galvin. This event is free and open to the public. 

Registration is required: https://ihouse2024_ArtOfThePossible.eventbrite.comPlease enter through door on South Dorchester Avenue.

Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact International House in advance of the program at (773) 753-2274 or

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