Developing leadership and accelerating excellence in the business of arts and art of business in Chicago

For thirty years, we have created a space where arts and business professionals can learn and grow, working together to provide real solutions for small and mid-sized arts organizations.

With a mutual passion and shared interest, arts and business leaders, brought together by the Arts & Business Council, are at the front lines of ensuring a thriving arts scene and a culturally rich Chicago.

Services for Arts Organizations

Eager to build and sustain your arts organization? Looking for new board members, management and board consulting or professional development opportunities? 

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SKILL-BASED VOLUNTEERING

Ready to apply your expertise in a highly innovative and creative environment? Interested in mentoring others or refining your own leadership skills? 

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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Thanks to our 2015 30th Anniversary Gala Sponsors: BlueCross BlueShield of IL, Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, Crain's Chicago Business, IBM, Segal Consulting, Aon, HY Connect, Goodman Theatre, Joan & Guy Gunzberg and Friends, BVA Consultants and On BOARD Alumni, and VIVA USA.