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You’re Invited to This Season’s Events!

We hope you can join us at one of this season’s events! Click each link below to RSVP!
Jazz Finals
February 21 from 4:30-6 PM at the Union League Club of Chicago
Classical Piano and Strings Finals
March 7 from 5:30-7 PM at the Arts Club of Chicago
Classical Voice Finals
March 19 from 5-7 PM at the Union League Club of Chicago
Luminarts Live featuring Isaiah Collier
April 16 from 5:30-6:30 PM at the Union League Club of Chicago, Cafe ONE
Honorary Host: Lynne T. Rinkoski
Visual Arts Finals
April 25 from 5:30-7 PM at the John David Mooney Foundation
114 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL

All Luminarts Fellowship Applications Are Now Open!

All Luminarts Fellowship applications are now open!

Are you or someone you know an artist in visual arts, classical music, jazz improvisation, or creative writing? You could win $10,000-$15,000 and be named a Luminarts Fellow!

Jazz Improvisation

Deadline to Apply: February 2

Apply Here in Jazz Improvisation, Instrument or Voice


Classical Music

Deadline to Apply: February 9

Apply Here in Classical Voice, Piano, Strings, or Winds


Creative Writing

Deadline to Apply: February 15

Apply Here


Visual Arts

Deadline to Apply: March 1

Apply Here


Applicants must live within 150 miles of the Chicago Loop, be between the ages of 18-30, and be currently enrolled in, or have completed, a degree program, conservatory, or other professional artist development program.

Follow the links above for more information, or contact us at