Grantee Profile

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Grants to Lyric Opera of Chicago

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 5 years)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant provides renewed multi-year general operating support to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, which is committed to nurturing an appreciation of opera, music and the performing arts by presenting high-caliber performances and providing educational and community-based arts programming. Each season almost 250,000 people attend one of Lyric's eight season productions. The Lyric contributes to developing the next generation of opera singers through the Ryan Opera Center, one of America's most distinguished vocal training programs. More than 135,000 Chicagoans participate in its Education and Community Engagement Programs each season.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over five years).

  • $320,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over four years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Lyric Opera of Chicago $1,320,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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