Speaker Details

Peggy Stewart

Assistant Director - Culture, Arts and Nature
Chicago Park District

Peggy Stewart’s work has been guided by informal learning in gardens, museums, and parks-- equitable for all-- for nearly three decades. As assistant director of culture, arts, and nature, Peggy oversees a department instrumental in developing and launching quality arts and nature offerings responsive to the needs of neighborhoods. With a strong team, Peggy has provided leadership for the “Night Out in the Parks” program, providing a robust series of free cultural engagement opportunity across the city. She believes that bringing people together to camp together, dance together, and learn together can change the perception of our cities and our place in them.