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 Dimi Venkov at

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

Member Organizations

317 Art Collective
Academy of Music of the PaSO
Access Contemporary Music
Albany Park Theater Project
Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Arts and Business Council of Chicago
Arts DuPage – DuPage Foundation
Arts in Bartlett
Artspace Projects, Inc.
ArtsPartners of Central Illinois
Awakenings Art
Barrington Cultural Commission
Barrington Dance Ensemble
Barrington’s White House
Big Dipper Projects, Inc.
Bolingbrook Arts Council
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
Buchanan Center for the Arts
Chicago a cappella
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago Artists Coalition
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Cultural Alliance
Chicago Filmmakers
Chicago High School for the Arts
Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Chicago Multicultural Dance Center
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Youth Shakespeare
Cinema Gallery

CNL Projects
Color Me Africa Fine Arts
Community Arts Council of Kankakee County
Community Center for the Arts
DanceWorks Chicago
Decatur Area Arts Council
Deeply Rooted Productions
Egyptian Theatre
Eighth Blackbird
Elastic Arts Foundation
eta Creative Arts Foundation
Evanston Made
FAME Center
First Folio Theatre
FLXST Contemporary
Foundation for Homan Square
Freeport Art Museum
Friends of the Bloomington Center Performing Arts
Full Spectrum Features NFP
Galena Center for the Arts
Galesburg Civic Art Center
Geneva Cultural Arts Commission
Gerald M. Brookhart Arts In Education Spring Celebration
Goodman Theatre
Graham Foundation for Advance Studies in the Fine Arts
Grant Park Music Festival
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Heritage Chorale
Hoogland Center for the Arts
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Hyde Park Art Center
Illinois Dance Education Organization
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Illinois Humanities
Illinois Music Education Association

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago
International Music Foundation
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
James Lumber Center for Performing Arts
Joel Hall Dancers & Center
Joffrey Ballet
Juvae Jazz Society of Decatur
Katherine Dunham Centers for Art
Krannert Art Museum
Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art
Lyric Opera of Chicago
McLean County Arts Center
Meher Dance Company
Merit School of Music
Mudlark Theater
Mummies and Masterpieces
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Music Institute of Chicago
Music of the Baroque
National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture
NiteLite Promotions
North Central Illinois ARTworks
North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council
North Shore Choral Society
Northlight Theatre
Oak Park Area Arts Council
Old Town School of Folk Music
Open Studio Project Inc.
People Made Visible – Mexican Cultural Center DuPage
Pilgrim Chamber Players
Quincy Art Center
Ravinia Festival Association
Rebuild Foundation
Red Clay Dance Company
Rise Community Development
Rockford Symphony Orchestra
ServWorx Metropolis Arts

Shattered Globe Theatre
Snow City Arts Foundation
Sones De Mexico Ensemble
South Side Community Art Center
Southland Arts
Special Gifts Theatre
Springfield Area Arts Council
St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Strategy for Access Foundation NFP
Suzuki + Kidd Professional Corporation
The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Arts of Life
The Dance COLEctive
The Field Museum
The Hub-Arts and Cultural Center
The Lucky Trikes
The Metal Shop Performance Lab LLC
The Passage Theatre
The Peoria Art Guild
The Poetry Foundation
The Singing Men of Oak Brook
The Space Movement Project
The Story Theatre
Trickster Cultural Center
Two Rivers Arts Council
UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts
Urban Gateways
Varsity Center for the Arts
Village of Hoffman Estates
Woodstock Opera House
Writers Theatre
WTTW Communications
Young Chicago Authors
Zoi Arts

Individual Members

Tyla Abercrumbie
Deb Anderson
Katrina Barge
Ashley Beck
Kaye Berry
Emily Calvo
Kathleen Cantone
Carole Carson
Kelly Carter
Jeff Danovsky
Peyton Davis
Maggy Fouche
Denise Gamble
Noemi Garcia
Michael Goldberg
Lois Guderian
Tytia Habing
Katrine Hakim

Margaret Hamil
Deirdre Harrison
Nicole Hernandez
William Hickstein
Eddie Hudson
Brooke Hummer
Faith Humphrey Hill
Lynell Ingram
Tara Jay
Hillary Johnson
Mekeda Johnson-Brooks
Rachel Kraft
Mary Kruse
Denis Kyabaggu
Donnell Lawery
Marti Lyons
Doug Mackechnie
Amy Maclennan

Lauren Manganaro
Oscar Martinez
Fred Matthews
Crystal McDonald
Michael McStraw
Dennis Monn
Carol Morrisey
Pamela Murphy
Susan Musich
Janelle O’Malley
Bridget Pagels
Rose Parisi
Danita Patterson
Rheva Phillips
Maureen Powers
Kyle Price
Gordon Quinn

Elijah Richardson
Jenna Roggensack
Daniel Ronan
Susan Rothchild
Mary Rous
Emily Ruddock
Jack Short
Eva Silverman
Edna Togba
Emma Tyler
Chris Vallillo
Mike Watts
Jon Weber
Brad White
Bess Winter
Michelle Woody
Cheryl Yuen