Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur’s support for over 200 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 are designed to help sustain the cultural life of the city and region. Learn more

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City Club of Chicago Luncheon & Discussion on Violence in Chicago

Moderated by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci. Please view the City Club of Chicago event page for complete details. Read More

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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas and ... Read More

Best #Chicago #Theater of 2013, story via @ChicagoTribune: http://t.co/IN0uEPpjYS

RT @ArtsAllianceIL: *HUGE CONGRATS* to @chicagoshakes for taking home 7 #JeffAwards for Artistic Excellence last night. Bravo!! http://t.co

18 #Chicago #arts groups receive MacArthur support for international collaborations: http://t.co/0qhjmvO8Lv

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18 Chicago Arts Groups Receive MacArthur Support for International Collaborations

“Cross-cultural learning and sharing of artistic experiences can bring fresh perspectives to the creative organizations involved, and help inform, engage, and entertain diverse audiences in Chicago and around the world,” said MacArthur President Robert Gallucci. Read More

Staff

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