Current Members

Members are the backbone of Arts Alliance Illinois: the largest connected state-level arts advocacy network fighting for arts resources and policies that benefit its members and all Illinois residents.

For more information about membership, please email Erick Deshaun Dorris at

Below is a list of current members. Please note that our membership roster is updated monthly.

Member Organizations

40 North/88 West
A Red Orchid Theatre
Access Contemporary Music
Ahsek Innovation
Albany Park Theater Project
American Blues Theater
Artist Life, NFP
Arts DuPage – DuPage Foundation
Artspace 304
ArtsPartners of Central Illinois
Beck Entertainment
Beverly Theatre Guild
Big Dipper Projects, Inc.
Bolingbrook Arts Council
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
Buchanan Center for the Arts
Cathy Taylor Public Relations Inc.
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts
Centro de Informacion, Arte, Y Cultura Centroamericano
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago Children’s Museum
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Cultural Alliance
Chicago Federation of Musicians
Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Chicago High School for the Arts
Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Chicago Sinfonietta
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association
Chicago Youth Shakespeare
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras

Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College
Cinema Gallery
CIRKA (Collaborative Initiative to Revive Kankakee Arts)
CNL Projects
DanceWorks Chicago
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
Decatur Area Arts Council
Egyptian Theatre
Evanston Made
FAME Center
Farwell House
Fine Arts Building
First Folio Theatre
Foundation for Homan Square
Freeport Art Museum
Gene Siskel Film Center
Geneva Center for the Arts
Geneva Cultural Arts Commission
Giordano Dance Chicago
Gods Music Production
Goodman Theatre
Grant Park Music Festival
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Heartland Festival Orchestra
Heritage Chorale
Hoogland Center for the Arts
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Hyde Park Art Center
Illinois Art Education Association
Illinois Humanities
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66
International Latino Cultural Center
International Music Foundation
Intonation Music

James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
Joel Hall Dancers & Center
Joffrey Ballet
Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts
Katherine Dunham Centers for Art
Krannert Art Museum
Larry’s Boys School Program
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Madron Gallery
Maywood Fine Arts
McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage
McLean County Arts Center
Meher Dance Company
Merit School of Music
MOMENTA Dance Company
Monkey Aerial Arts LLC
Mundelein Arts Commission
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Navy Pier, Inc.
NiteLite Promotions
North Central Illinois ARTworks
North Shore Choral Society
Northlight Theatre
Oak Park Area Arts Council
Old Town School of Folk Music
Perennial Theatre Chicago
Quad City Arts
Quincy Art Center
Ravinia Festival Association
Rise Community Development
Rockford Art Museum
Rockford Symphony Orchestra
Salt Creek Ballet
Sandwich Opera House
South Side Jazz Coalition
Special Gifts Theatre

Springfield Area Arts Council
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Strategy for Access Foundation NFP
The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Odyssey
The Arts of Life
The Gift Theatre
The Hub-Arts and Cultural Center
The League of Chicago Theatres
The Metal Shop Performance Lab LLC
The Passage Theatre
The Peoria Art Guild
The Poetry Foundation
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago
The Space Movement Project
The Special Consensus
The Story Theatre
Three Brothers Theatre
TimeLine Theatre Company
Turnstone Strategies
Two Rivers Arts Council
UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
United States Artists
Urban Gateways
Varsity Center for the Arts
Waukegan Arts Council
Wheaton Yamaha Music School
Winifred Haun & Dancers
Writers Theatre
WTTW Communications

Individual Members

Quinn Adamowski
Deb Anderson
Monica Brown
Sophie Buchmueller
Lauren Busiere
Emily Calvo
Kristen Caruso
Michael Charles
Jean de St Aubin
Mary Lynn Dietsche
Linda Drysdale
Ron Duplack
Mohamed Elgendy
Scott Enloe

Matthew-Lee Erlbach
Joshua Favors
Lauren Freedman
Claudia Freeman
Denise Gamble
Caitlyn Garrity
Emma Rose Gudewicz
Lourdes Guerrero
Benjamin Harris
Laura Husar Garcia
Mekeda Johnson-Brooks
Jamie Jones
Jean Klingle

Lea Lathan
Lorimar Matos
Fred Matthews
Cecil McDonald
Marie McKessy
Kristan McKinsey
Margot McMahon
Harvey Moshman
Pamela Murphy
Susan Musich
Valerie Nicholson
Lynn Osmond
Rose Parisi
Patty Pyrz

Gordon Quinn
Jamie Roberts
Susan Rothchild
Jessica Sieck
Eva Silverman
Alicia Sullivan
Katie Troccoli
Devon Weist
Angela Wilson
Henry Wishcamper
Lisa Yates
Angela Young Smucker
Jessica Zakula
Mary Zunick