BECOME A MEMBER TODAY AND HELP SUPPORT THE WORK WE DO TOGETHER!

Pledge your commitment to the artistic and cultural vitality of Chicago.

We hope you’ll share in the challenge of helping us meet the financial demands necessary to sustain our efforts – efforts that are made with limited resources, yet make extraordinary impact. Like the organizations we support, we too are a non-profit that relies on private support from generous donors.

Every day, we hear from our clients that the Arts & Business Council is a vital resource in building and maintaining solid infrastructures so they can do what they do best – Create!

A&BC wants to keep up with the high demand for our services and never turn away an arts organization that needs our help, but we need your support to do so.

Our clients and volunteers make A&BC possible, but member participation helps keep A&BC’s programming going. That's why joining this movement is especially important.

As a member, you will ensure:

  • 300+ Arts Organizations have a trusted resource that provides a continuum of care approach
  • Arts thrive in all communities by bringing our services to organizations in underserved neighborhoods
  • The strong connection between the arts and business communities in Chicago continues to foster a vibrant Chicago arts community and an arts-engaged business community where each mutually supports the other

Membership Levels

As an Associate Member you will receive:

  • Discounted admission to A&BC networking events like Summer Bash, Art Nights and other volunteer events
  • Discounts on arts client performances, classes, and exhibits and local vendors who are sponsors of A&BC
  • 10% off at The Bottle Shop
  • 10% off at Sedgwicks
  • 15% off at the Peckish Pig
  • 15% off at Public House
  • 50% off your first drink at Lincoln Tap Room
  • $75/year

As a Patron Member you will receive:

  • Special Invitation to our Behind the Scenes theater event - exclusively meet directors and actors after the performance
  • Admission to A&BC networking events like Summer Bash, Art Nights, and other volunteer events
  • Discounts on arts client performances and exhibits and local vendors who are sponsors of A&BC, like Public House
  • 10% off at The Bottle Shop
  • 10% off at Sedgwicks
  • 15% off at the Peckish Pig
  • 15% off at Public House
  • 50% off your first drink at Lincoln Tap Room
  • Invitation to Members Only events and workshops - and other exclusive member events bi-monthly
  • $500/year

As a Friendship Member you will receive:

  • Admission to A&BC networking events like Summer Bash, Art Nights and other volunteer events
  • Discounts on arts client performances, classes, and exhibits and local vendors who are sponsors of A&BC, like Public House
  • 10% off at The Bottle Shop
  • 10% off at Sedgwicks
  • 15% off at the Peckish Pig
  • 15% off at Public House
  • 50% off your first drink at Lincoln Tap Room
  • Invitation to Members Only events and workshops – and other exclusive member events bi-monthly
  • $250/year

Your membership gives you discounts at the following vendors and more!

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Active Benefits

Current members receive discounts to performances/classes at the following client organizations:

  • Chicago Human Rhythm Project
  • Chicago Kids Company
  • City Lit Theater
  • Erasing the Distance
  • GayCo Productions
  • Green Star Movement
  • Lifeline Theatre
  • Pride Films & Plays
  • Raven Theatre
  • Rivendell Theatre
  • Sones de Mexico
  • Stage 773
  • Theater Wit
  • Members also receive a 15% discount on food and beverage at Public House*, and 10% off at The Bottle Shop!

*Dine in ONLY. Valid Monday - Friday. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion and is only valid for the Arts & Business Council Members. Members of the Arts & Business Council MUST present their Arts & Business Council Membership Card (with valid member number and expiration date shown) in order to receive the discount.

For questions about membership, please email Karen Yates at kyates@artsbiz-chicago.org