Arts Directories

Explore listings of art fairs and your contemporaries statewide.


Information for Artists about funding, awards, and initiatives.

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National Endowment for the Arts

The Illinois Arts Council Agency acknowledges continuous support from the National Endowment for the Arts.





Map showing the locations of grant recipients in the state of Illinois.

Arts Impact

  • 98/92 % of Illinois Senate/House districts receiving direct IACA support (FY2018).  Follow this link for a list of all IACA grantees by Legislative District.

  • $14 billion in compensation for Illinois workers was generated by arts and culture jobs in 2015  Follow this link for details. 

  • 133,087 Illinois artists directly benefiting from IACA support (FY2018).

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