Charity Details

Athenaeum Theatre

Support Chicago's Oldest, Continuously Operating, Off-Loop Theater

Issue Area: Arts, Culture, Humanities
Non-profit Status: 501(c)3
The Athenaeum Theatre promotes the arts, arts education and adds to it's century old heritage by sharing the various public spaces of the historic Athenaeum Theatre building with the community. We offer performance, rehearsal, reception and office spaces to arts and educational organizations at affordable, below market rates in order to foster a stronger, more diverse performing arts community. We cultivate relationships with arts organizations through outreach to the local community of artists and arts administrators to interact, share ideas and collaborative support. We serve as a cultural resource and a forum for new and established arts groups and audiences both in the Lakeview neighborhood and the greater Chicagoland area.
Specific Needs:
The Athenaeum Theatre is Chicago's oldest, continuously operating off-loop theatre. Since 1911 we have been the home thousands of performances on our 4 stages. After a century of serving the arts community our needs our many. Donated goods and services help us keep our operating costs low so we can maintain our facilities and keep us as an affordable home to several not for profit performing arts groups.

Our Needs:

Electronics (other) & Accessories
Gardening & Outdoor
Cleaning Supplies & Equipment
New Roof & Windows for 102 year old building