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Minority, Women, &/or Nonprofit Owned Local Businesses: Arts & Culture Listings

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Website
Address
Phone
Description
Ownership
About Face Theatre
https://aboutfacetheatre.com/
5252 N. Broadway, Floor 2, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-784-8565
About Face Theatre advances LGBTQ+ equity through community building, education, and performance.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Access Contemporary Music
http://www.acmusic.org/
4636 N. Ravenswood Ave #205, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-334-3650
Tickets and Merchandise
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Adler Planetarium
http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/visit/ticketing-options/
1300 S. DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
tel:312-922-7827
Visit the Planetarium
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
American Indian Association of Illinois (CAI Museum)
https://chicago-american-indian-edu.org/
5751 N. Richmond, Chicago, IL 60659
tel:847-961-5541
Artwork
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Anima Singers (Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus)
https://www.animasingers.org/
501 Hill Ave., Suite 207, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
tel:630-858-2471
Transforming young lives through excellence in music education and choral singing.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Art Institute of Chicago
https://www.artic.edu/
111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603
tel:847-254-5005
Visit the Art Institute of Chicago
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Arts Club of Chicago
https://www.artsclubchicago.org/
201 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611
tel:312-546-9750
Private membership art club
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Barrel of Monkeys (Playmakers Laboratory)
http://www.barrelofmonkeys.org
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-445-3838
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Beverly Arts Center Summer Camp
https://thebeverlyartscenter.com/
2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, IL 60655
tel:312-235-8000
Summer Arts Camps
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Beverly Arts Center, The
https://www.beverlyartcenter.org
2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, IL 60655
tel:773-445-3838
Multidiscipline, multicultural center offering fine arts education, programming and entertainment for all ages.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Brazilian Cultural Center of Chicago
https://www.facebook.com/BrazilianCulturalCenter1/
6342 N Lakewood Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
tel:312-404-7180
The Brazilian Cultural Center of Chicago is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization whose purpose is to promote and disseminate information about the diverse cultures of Brazil.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Camp Wartburg (Lutheran Child and Family)
https://campwartburg.com/
5705 LRC Road, Waterloo, IL
tel:773-359-4637
Retreats
Nonprofit that benefits Human Services
Center for Intrustive & Outside Art (Intuit)
http://www.art.org/
 756 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
Tours & Visits to Intuit
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Architecture Center
http://www.architecture.org
111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:312-799-2254
Chicago Architecture Center is the leading organization devoted to celebrating and promoting Chicago as a center of architectural innovation.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Architecture Foundation Field Trips & Camp
http://www.architecture.org/teach-learn/field-trips/
111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:312-542-2477
Field Trips, Camps, & Educational Experiences
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Architecture Foundation Tour
https://www.architecture.org
111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:312-284-1554
CAF Tours & Exhibities
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Artistic Alliance
http://www.chicagoartisticalliance.org
345 N. Loomis St., Suite 502, Chicago, IL 60607
tel:312-618-9032
Chicago Artistic Alliance's mission is to deliver arts awareness in urban communities.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Chicago Ballet Center
http://chicagoballetcenter.org
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
tel:312-294-3345
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Botanic Garden
http://www.chicagobotanic.org/
1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL 60022
tel:312-294-3345
Chicago Botanic Gardens
Nonprofit that benefits Environment and Animals
Chicago Children's Choir
http://www.ccchoir.org
78 E. Washington St., 5th Floor, Chicago, iL 60602
tel:773-221-0227
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Ensemble, The
http://www.thechicagoensemble.org
P.O. Box 409048, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-558-3448
Offering an innovative mix of familiar masterworks and lesser-known repertoire, performed in varied combinations of instruments and voice, The Chicago Ensemble occupies a unique place in Chicago's cultural life.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus
https://www.cgmc.org/
5756 N Ridge Ave, Suite 1, Chicago, IL 60660
tel:773-296-0541
Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus is an inclusive, community-based performing arts organization that creates musical experiences to entertain and enlighten, inspire change, and build community.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Chicago High School for the Arts
http://www.chiarts.org
2714 W. Augusta, Chicago, IL 60622
tel:708-894-2253
Artwork
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago History Museum
https://www.chicagohistory.org/
1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614
tel:312-925-2395
Chicago History Museum
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Human Rhythm Project
https://www.chicagotap.org
410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 464, Chicago, IL 60610
tel:312-542-2477
Chicago Human Rhythm Project builds community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Chicago Opera Theater
http://www.chicagooperatheater.org
70 E. Lake St., Suite 815, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:312-894-6263
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Sinfonietta
http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org
70 East Lake Street, Suite 226, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:312-371-0076
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/
67 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60604
tel:312-491-4110
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performances
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Chicago Tap Theatre
http://www.chicagotaptheatre.com
1624 W. Winona, Suite 2, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:913-755-8422
Preserves America’s indigenous dance form, to promote that dance through story-based shows and innovative presentation, to educate the community and make tap dance accessible to a broad spectrum of people and to foster relationships with other arts organizations.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
DIFFA Chicago (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS Chicago)
https://www.diffachicago.org
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 1647A, Chicago, IL 60610
tel:312-644-6412
Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS Chicago champions the fight to end HIV/AIDS through awareness, prevention, and the pursuit of a cure.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities and Healthcare (HIV/AIDS)
Design Museum of Chicago
http://www.designchicago.org
72 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:773-267-0169
The Design Museum hosts one exhibition at a time and at least two exhibitions per year in the first floor gallery space.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
ElevArte Community Studio Program
https://www.facebook.com/elevartestudio/
1119 W. Cullerton, In residence at Dvorak Park, Chicago, IL 60608
tel:312-226-7767
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Field Museum, The
https://www.fieldmuseum.org
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
Tickets to The Field Museum
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Forward Momentum Chicago
http://forwardmomentumchicago.org/
1530 S. State St, Unit G-01, Chicago, IL 60605
tel:773-844-0764
Forward Momentum Chicago provides high-quality, affordable dance education programs in the classroom and in the community to children typically not exposed to this art form with emphasis on health and fitness.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Garfield Park Conservatory
https://garfieldconservatory.org/
300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624
tel:312-334-7777
One of the largest and most stunning botanical conservatories in the nation
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Gene Siskel Film Center
http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org
164 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601
tel:800- 864-7800
The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a curated collection of international, independent, and classic cinema reflective of Chicago’s diverse community.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Geneva History Museum
https://genevahistorymuseum.org
113 S 3rd St., Geneva, IL 60134
tel:630-232-4951
The mission of the Geneva History Museum is to preserve and share Geneva’s evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Gracia Inc, NFP
http://www.graciainc.org
1341 W. Fullerton, Suite 203, Chicago, IL 60614
tel:847-727-1965
Gracia’s mission is to economically empower young women in Guatemala. Economic empowerment is more than a paycheck: it means young women can earn income and possess both the confidence and independence needed to make financial decisions.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Harris Theater Millennium Park
https://www.harristheaterchicago.org/
205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:202-416-8000
Harris Theater Millennium Park Performancces
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Hyde Park Art Center
http://www.hydeparkart.org
5020 S. Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:312-733-7595
Visual arts organization and the oldest alternative exhibition space in the city of Chicago
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Ignition Community Glass
http://www.icg-chicago.org
401 N. Armour St., Chicago, IL 60642
tel:847-702-6430
Launched in 2014 by a group of educators, artists, and social justice advocates committed to advancing racial equity in the arts, Ignition Community Glass (ICG) strives to actively chip away at the diversity gap in glass art and expose Chicago youth to the dynamic and therapeutic elements of glass making. ICG believes in the synergy of community partnerships to serve Chicago youth. Since its founding, ICG’s partnership with Chicago’s youth-focused CBO’s and in the Chicago Public Schools continue to expand. Programming features innovative and collaborative hands-on glass art experiences, glass blowing and sculpting, glass fusing, flame-working, and mosaics. Team projects are a central component of ICG’s methodology. Projects are designed to foster a sense of community and accountability. Students are encouraged to be creative, experiment and push beyond comfort zones.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Illinois Rock and Roll Museum on Route 66
http://www.roadtorock.org
PO BOX 1251, Joliet, IL 60432
tel:815-955-1247
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Institute of Cultural Affairs
http://www.ica-usa.org
4750 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640
tel:(312) 316-1818
The Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) strengthens the capacities of individuals, organizations, and communities to build and implement innovative plans of action that draw upon assets and social capital in a collaborative manner.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Joffrey Ballet
http://www.joffrey.org/
10 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
tel:773-564-8403
Joffrey Ballet Performances
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Know Your Chicago
http://www.knowyourchicago.org
1427 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
tel:773-702-1727
Know Your Chicago (KYC) was founded in 1948 by Mary Ward Wolkonsky as an annual tour and lecture series focused on civic engagement and participation. It was hoped that the program would deepen knowledge, understanding and exposure to the fabric of Chicago in a way that encouraged personal active involvement. The program has continued successfully for 70 years presenting a daylong symposium in September followed by five tours that explore a wide range of issues including culture, the arts, technology, education, housing, urban renewal, and social change. Partnership with Graham School (division of the University of Chicago)
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Lambs Farmyard
http://www.lambsfarm.org/business-attractions/farmyard/
14245 W Rockland Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
tel:847-990-3760
Over 300 animals who have their own names, personalities, and stories
Nonprofit that benefits People with Developmental and/or Physical Differences
Lincoln Park Zoo
https://www.lpzoo.org/
2001 N. Clark Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
tel:312-742-2000
Lincoln Park Zoo is a 35-acre zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. The zoo was founded in 1868, making it among the oldest zoos in North America. 
Nonprofit that benefits Environment & Animals
MAKE Literary Productions
http://www.makemag.org
2712 W. Medill Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
tel:773-552-7440
MAKE Literary Productions, NFP supports, promotes, and engages contemporary writers, artists, and audiences through publishing, multidisciplinary arts events, and international cultural exchange.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Mess Hall
https://www.messhall.org/
6932 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
tel:847-266-5100
Mess Hall is an experimental cultural center where visual art, radical politics, creative urban planning, applied ecological design and other things intersect and inform each other.
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
https://mcachicago.org/
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
tel:773-661-1919
Visit the Exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Museum of Contemporary Photography
http://www.mocp.org/
Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
tel:312-663-5554
Photography Artwork Museum
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Museum of Science and Industry
http://www.msichicago.org/visit/ticket-prices/
5700 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
tel:312-939-2438
Visit the Museum of Science and Industry
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Music Inc.
http://www.musicincchicago.org
2658 N . Harding Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
tel:773-470-9815
Music Inc.'s mission is to empower under-served youth through world-class music education, while building character, promoting academic excellence, and fostering community.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Music Theatre Works
https://www.musictheaterworks.com/
516 4th St., Wilmette, IL 60091
tel:847-920-5360
The mission is: to present works for the musical stage, creating a bridge for all audiences from classic works to the present day; to develop the next generation of theater professionals and patrons; and to engage the community in music, theater, and the arts.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture, & Humanities
National Museum of Mexican Art
http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org
1852 W 19th St., Chicago, IL 60608
tel:773-293-6710
Develop, conserve and preserve a significant permanent collection of Mexican art; to encourage the professional development of Mexican artists; and, to offer arts-education programs.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Near Northwest Arts Council
http://nnwac.org/
2418 W Bloomingdale, # 203, Chicago, IL 60647
tel:312-322-1700
NNWAC is a not-profit arts organization where artists work in collaboration to design, manage and protect space for creative work that is affordable, energy efficient, durable and sustainable.
Nonprofit that supports Artists, Art, & Culture
Near Northwest Arts Council South
http://nnwac.org/
7100 S. South Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60649
tel:630-513-5272
NNWAC is a not-profit arts organization where artists work in collaboration to design, manage and protect space for creative work that is affordable, energy efficient, durable and sustainable.
Nonprofit that supports Artists, Art, & Culture
Newberry Library
http://www.newberry.org
60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610
tel:312-243-8908
The Newberry collection is a portal to more than 600 years of human history, from the 15th century to the present.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Northlight Theatre
https://northlight.org
9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60076
tel:847-679-9501
Northlight Theatre aspires to promote change of perspective and encourage compassion by exploring the depth of our humanity across a bold spectrum of theatrical experiences.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Old Town School of Folk Music
https://www.oldtownschool.org/musicstore/
4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
tel:312-922-9410
Old Town School Music Store: Instruments, Rentals, Repairs, & Recordings
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
PrideArts
https://pridearts.org/
4139 N. Broadway Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
tel:773-857-0222
Utilizing stories with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender characters or themes, Pride Films and Plays develops powerful theatrics and films that speak for the community and are essential viewing for all audiences
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Railroad Tracks Music Academy
http://www.railroadtracksmusicacademy.org
345 N. Loomis St., Suite 502, Chicago, IL 60607
tel:312-618-9032
Railroad Tracks Music is a full service recording studio, which specializes in recording, music production and sound design. Our services include recording, mixing, mastering, music production and sound design. Railroad Tracks Music specializes in music production and sound design, so crafting the perfect soundtrack to compliment the brand of the client is something we take pride in.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Ravinia Festival
http://www.ravinia.org/Page/BuyTickets
200 Ravinia Park Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035
tel:773-772-6523
Get Tickets to Ravinia Festival
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Red Clay Dance
https://www.redclaydance.com
1507 E. 53rd St. #905, Chicago, IL 60615
tel:773-624-8411
Red Clay Dance delivers new models for student learning and creative youth development work through their Community Engagement, Education and Partnership (CEEP) Programs. CEEP takes our creative work from the stage into the classroom and beyond through in-school, out-of-school and community-based partnerships models. These linkages allow us to share our unique esthetic of AfroContemporary Dance with young learners.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Red Clay Dance Shop
https://www.redclaydance.com/shop
808 E. 63rd Street, Chicago, IL, 60615
tel:312-454-5900
Red Clay Dance Company lives to awaken “glocal” Artivism through creating, performing and teaching dances of the African Diaspora.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Residency on the Farm
https://residencyonthefarm.org/
1402 Elinor Pl., Evanston, IL 60201
tel:773-791-5154
Residency on the Farm offers artists of various disciplines a week to step away from busy lives and busy streets in order to focus on their work. Immersed in the rolling hills and sandstone bluffs of Southern Wisconsin’s driftless region, participants can work undisturbed for hours.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Shedd Aquarium
http://www.sheddaquarium.org/
1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605
tel:773-324-9700
Visit & Tour the Shedd Quarium
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Simple Good, The
https://www.thesimplegood.com
641 W. Lake St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60661
tel:708-408-0732
The Simple Good is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to connect the meaning of good from around the world to empower at-risk youth to become positive activists through art and discussion.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Society of Architectural Historians
http://www.sah.org
1365 N. Astor Street, Chicago, IL 60610
tel:312-573-1365
The Society of Architectural Historians is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation, and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes, and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national, and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the history of the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national, and international programs.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
South Chicago Dance Theatre
http://www.southchicagodancetheatre.com
5540 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago IL 60637
tel:773-883-9755
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Special Gifts Theatre
http://www.specialgiftstheatre.org
2630 Lawndale Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
tel:847-564-7704
The mission of Special Gifts Theatre is to foster self-confidence, social, speech and language skills in individuals with disabilities, using educational and therapeutic techniques with the stage as the platform, integrating creativity and fun.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities and Developmental &/or Physical Differences
St. Charles Singers
http://www.stcharlessingers.com
311 N. 2nd St., Suite 201-B, St. Charles, IL 60174
tel:847-866-7400
Tickets
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture and Humanities
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
https://www.steppenwolf.org
1700 N Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614
tel:312-335-1888
Steppenwolf Theatre Company strives to create thrilling, courageous and provocative art in a thoughtful and inclusive environment.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
Territory NFP
https://www.territorychicago.org
4637 N. Spaulding Ave., # 1, Chicago, IL 60625
tel:773-848-7368
Territory is young people building voice, vision and agency through the practice of design in our communities Through Territory’s design studio programs, young people practice urban design, public art, and community planning in the neighborhoods where they live and learn. Through Territory’s partnerships young people have a seat at the table, working with local organizations and funders to strengthen communities through design. Through Territory’s apprenticeship design team model, young people find their voice and step up to lead, using design as a platform for civic engagement. Through our leadership programs young designers ages 16-21 are using the tools, resources, and power of their practice to transform their neighborhoods and the city.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities
West Point School of Music
http://www.westpointsom.org
7206 S. Oglesby Avenue, Chicago, IL 60649
tel:773-414-5933
West Point School of Music's mission is to engage urban youth through music instruction and performance; cultivating artistically connected, socially conscious, productive adults.
Nonprofit that benefits Arts, Culture & Humanities