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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Lookingglass Wins Tony for Outstanding Regional Theatre

Lookingglass, a MacArthur grantee, is the fifth Chicago theater to win the award. Read More
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MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund

The MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund supports efforts for Chicago-area grantees to increase their international connections.

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Chicago International Connections Fund

The MacArthur Foundation established a fund on its thirtieth anniversary in 2008 to encourage a greater sharing of experiences and international learning between its local Chicago grantees and their counterparts in other countries. Read More

Foundation President Robert Gallucci Addresses the City Club of Chicago

MacArthur President Robert Gallucci shares his insights into philanthropy while discussing his background and his goals for the Foundation. Read More
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Michael Kaiser and Arts in Chicago

Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center, shares what he has learned during his 50-state tour about arts in this time of economic crisis. His presentation is followed by a discussion with leaders of the Chicago ...

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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

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer