The Chicago Cultural Alliance’s mission is to connect, promote, and support centers of cultural heritage for a more inclusive Chicago. We are a proud consortium of Chicago-area heritage museums, cultural centers and historical societies who span 24 neighborhoods and 7 suburbs in Chicago area and represent 28 different cultures from around the world. Through the CCA, Members are connected to a wide range of civic and arts organizations, our Partners can invest resources to help grow their capacity and visibility.
The CCA’s programming and services celebrate diversity, preserve history, and honor tradition while amplifying cross-cultural collaboration. CCA offerings include large-scale collaborative programming that showcase Member assets, shared services that build capacity, promotion and networking opportunities throughout the year through our member meetings and conferences.
The CCA was formally created in 2008 after beginning at The Field Museum as the Cultural Connections program in 1998.