Arts Alliance Illinois is our leading voice for the cultural sector and creative industries. Through civic engagement, arts education, and cultural equity initiatives, we promote the value of the arts and give voice to a creative state.

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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.