Auxiliary Board


Blue stained glass windows depicting angels, musicians, trees
America Windows, 1977
Marc Chagall

Amplify and cultivate your community relationships through the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Founded in 1973, the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago is the oldest and most recognized charitable board of its kind in the nation. The board comprises approximately 60 accomplished professionals who represent a broad cross section of Chicago’s civic, corporate, and philanthropic leadership. Forward-thinking, innovative, and focused, Auxiliary Board members are dedicated to the continued success and longevity of the museum.

Through all its events and activities, the Auxiliary Board works to support the Art Institute with meaningful financial contributions, identifies and cultivates future museum leaders, and strives to engage Chicago’s many distinct communities.

If you are would like to learn more about the introduction and interview process and/or the board, please contact the Auxiliary Board office at (312) 443-3674 or


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