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Madeline Murphy Rabb Chicago History Maker Art Consultant Curator Jeweler

LIVING ESTATE  Madeline Murphy Rabb PRESALES HAPPENING NOW! 312.450.9821 RING or TEXT!  . Rabb was appointed by Mayor Harold Washington in 1983 as executive director of the  Chicago Office of Fine Arts (COFA)  which became a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs.  She was among the architects of the creation of the Department of Cultural Affairs in 1984.  Her staff of 34 were located located in the Chicago Cultural Center. Her responsibilities included  over seeing more than 24 art exhibitions through out the the Cultural Center, the Public Art Program,  free public programs in Daley Plaza and the Cultural Center, awarding grants to artists and  arts organizations through out the city.  Her legacy was creating an arts council that was inclusive and racially diverse in its staffing,  exhibitions, public art, programming and grantsmaking. She was a curatorial activist and  national thought leader around issues of diversity and inclusiveness long before it became fashionable. Sh

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