Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur’s support for over 300 arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and the region is an expression of its civic commitment to the community where the Foundation is headquartered and John and Catherine MacArthur made their home. Grants help sustain the cultural life of the city and region. Learn more

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RT @FieldMuseum: Lion manes represent a compromise between social benefits and ecological costs. #MammalMonday

RT @DuPageChildrens: Check out the photos from our latest DCM Tiny Great Performance™ with Chicago Sinfonietta:

RT @chicagoshakes: #TalkLikeShakespeare activities for one and all at

.@walkaboutthtr and @M00NF00L to present STORM at @linkshall in June:

RT @chicagosymphony: FREE on #CSORadio: Christoph Eschenbach conducts #Bruckner​'s Symphony No. 9.

RT @chicagoshakes: Save the date! Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks schedule is announced: #shakesintheparks

Reconstruction of damaged exhibits at @DuPageChildrens set to begin: via @dailyherald

.@ChicagoPlays launches fund to support venue improvements at small Chicago theatres: via @Suntimes


Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Cate A. Fox

Cate A. Fox

Program Officer

Mariela Evans

Executive Secretary

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer