Arts Alliance Illinois fights for arts resources and policies that benefit our members and all Illinois residents.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we and partners launched Arts for Illinois, a platform to see art, submit art, and support art.

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Focus Areas

Civic Engagement

We position arts and culture as a source of creative solutions to a broad range of challenges. 
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Arts Education

We promote arts-centered learning and the development of a creative and adaptive workforce. Click here to learn more.

Cultural Equity

We foster equitable access to and participation in arts and culture, and advance historically neglected or marginalized forms of expression.


We share best practices and support casemaking through research on the impact of creative activity. Click here to learn more.