Election Portal

Visit our election portal to look up your polling place, register to vote, find out where candidates stand on the arts, and more. Learn more.

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Make Art Work

Just like any promising economic sector, the arts need industry-specific policies and incentives to thrive. We need a statewide strategy to strengthen our artists and creative enterprises. That's why we launched Make Art Work. Learn more.

The nonprofit arts are a $2.75 billion industry in Illinois

Culture Counts in Chicago

Arts Alliance Illinois launched the Culture Counts campaign to promote participation in Chicago's cultural planning process and to make sure the plan included meaningful wins for the arts and arts education. Learn more.

Be Counted for Culture in Chicago

Arts Power Chicago

Arts Alliance Illinois joined forces with the League of Chicago Theatres to educate candidates in Chicago's 2011 elections about the value of the arts and arts education. WBEZ called our campaign "the first time in Chicago electoral politics [that] a coalition of arts organizations has come together with a political agenda." Learn more.

Arts Power Chicago