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ILLINOIS ART MUSEUMS
NON-PROFIT ART ORGANIZATIONS & ART CENTERS

Guide to Illinois art museums, art centers and non-profit art organizations. For the year 2021, we will be focusing more on these important art venues. Please consider joining us and supporting them whenever you can. The membership benefits are worth it, plus you will be contributing to important local and regional art resources. This guide provides you with links to as many art organization as we know about in the state. If you know of other art organizations that are not listed, please let us know.

The reopening of the United States is underway and we want you to know that Art-Collecting.com will continue to provide your community with art guides as we have for the past 22 years. We do this because galleries, museums, non-profit art organizations, and artists are important. We urge you to support them whenever possible. COVID-19 is still a dangerous threat, so practice safe distancing, wash your hands and take other protective measures so that we can continue to open our country safely.

We sincerely hope that you, your family and friends will stay healthy during this time. Please take care of yourself, and think about how you might be inspired to help others. Be sure to call any art venues before attempting to visit them.


Non-profit art centers frequently provide exhibition space for new and cutting edge contemporary art as well as traditional fine art exhibitions. Besides visual arts, many art centers also provide facilities for music, performance art and other arts, as well as art education.
 



Illinois Art Museums
Elmhurst Art Museum (Elmhurst)
Freeport Art Museum (Freeport)
Illinois State Museum (Springfield)
Lithuanian Museum of Art (Lemont)
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian (Evanston)
Peoria Riverfront Museum (Peoria)
Rockford Art Museum (Rockford)
 

Chicago Art Museums
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Athenaeum
DePaul Art Museum
Design Museum of Chicago
Driehaus Museum
The DuSable - Museum of African American History
The Field Museum
Loyola University Museum of Art
National Museum of Mexican Art
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Photography
National Museum of Mexican Art
National Public Housing Museum
National Veterans Art Museum
Oriental Institute (U of Chicago)
The Renaissance Society (U of Chicago)
Smart Museum of Art (U of Chicago)
Spertus Institute
Swedish American Museum Center
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
 

University Art Museums and Art Galleries in Illinois
Museum of Contemporary Photography (Columbia College, Chicago)
DePaul University Museum (Chicago)
Gallery 400 - UI at Chicago
Goertz Gallery (Parkland College, Champaign)
Krannert Art Museum (U of I at Urbana-Champaign)
Loyola University Museum of Art (Loyola University, Chicago)
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art (Northwestern, Evanston)
The Oriental Institute Museum (U of Chicago)
Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures (Aurora University)
Smart Museum of Art (U of Chicago)
Spurlock Museum (U of I at Urbana-Champaign)
Tarble Arts Center (Eastern Illinois University, Charleston)
The University Museum (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
 



Illinois Art Centers
Addison Center for the Arts (Addison)
The Art Center (Highland Park)
Brickton Art Center (Park Ridge)
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts (Mt. Vernon)
Contemporary Art Center (Peoria)
David Adler Music and Arts Center (Libertyville)
Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center (St. Charles)
Evanston Art Center (Evanston)
Fine Line Creative Arts Center (St. Charles)
Hyde Park Art Center
Link Art Gallery / Art Center (Paris)
McLean County Arts Center (Bloomington)
Quincy Art Center (Quincy)
Riverside Arts Center (Riverside)
 

Chicago Art Centers
ARC Gallery
Arts Club of Chicago
Beverly Arts Center
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center
Ed Paschke Art Center
Fire Arts Center of Chicago
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
IPaintMyMind
International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago
Lillstreet Art Center
Woman Made Gallery
Zhou B Art Center
 



Illinois Non-Profit Art Organizations and Government Agencies
Antioch Fine Arts Foundation (Antioch)
Arts & Business Council of Chicago (Chicago)
Chicago Artists' Coalition (Chicago)
Chicago Art Department (Chicago)
City of Chicago - Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Elmhurst Artists' Guild (Elmhurst)
ETA Creative Arts Foundation
Graham Foundation (Chicago)
Illinois Arts Council (Chicago)
Illinois Historical Art Project
John David Mooney Foundation
The Naperville Art League (Naperville)
Northbrook Arts Commission (Northbrook)
Northwest Area Arts Council (Crystal Lake)
Oak Park Area Arts Council (Oak Park)
Peoria Art Guild (Peoria)
Poetry Foundation (Chicago)
Ragdale Foundation (Chicago)
Rebuild Foundation (Chicago)
Rockford Area Arts Council (Rockford)
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park (Skokie)
Springfield Art Association (Springfield)
Spudnik Press Cooperative (Chicago)
Terra Foundation for American Art
Wheaton - Fine & Cultural Arts Commission



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