MacArthur-Driehaus Grantees Among Chicago's Cultural Treasures BIPOC Grant Recipients

July, 2021
Six standing drummers stand in a scattered formation on stage, drum on brown drums sitting on stands. Two brown drums are on the floor next to each performer.
Asian Improv aRts Midwest annual Taiko Legacy Concert. Photo credit: Ken Carl.

Chicago's Cultural Treasures announced $14.4 million in grant funding to forty organizations that contribute to the history, culture, vibrancy, and identity of communities of color in greater Chicago.

The Driehaus Foundation is proud to share that over two dozen current and former MacArthur-Driehaus grantees were among the recipients.

  • Aguijon Theater Company of Chicago 
  • Asian Improv aRts Midwest 
  • The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians
  • Black Ensemble Theater 
  • Chicago Blues Museum 
  • Chicago Jazz Philharmonic 
  • Chicago West Community Music Center 
  • Community Film Workshop of Chicago 
  • Congo Square Theatre Company 
  • Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre 
  • DuSable Museum of African American History 
  • Gingarte Capoeira 
  • Jazz Institute of Chicago 
  • Live the Spirit Residency/Englewood Jazz Festival 
  • Muntu Dance Theatre
  • National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial 
  • National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture 
  • Natya Dance Theatre 
  • Puerto Rican Arts Alliance
  • Red Clay Dance Company 
  • Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 
  • Sones de Mexico Ensemble 
  • South Side Community Art Center 
  • Teatro Vista 
  • ThreeWalls
  • UrbanTheatre Company 

Congratulations to to all of the Chicago's Cultural Treasures award grantees!

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