“The arts can enrich all of us in this nation as individuals. The arts can enrich all of our communities and the country. And the arts can connect us to each other like nothing else can.”

Michelle Obama

Americans for the Arts found

The arts give the nation’s communities identity and unity.

73 percent of Americans surveyed agreed the arts help them understand other cultures better.

“The Thierer Family Foundation truly were PARTNERS in the development of the TAP mobile app. We could not have done this project without their expertise, funding, and guidance.”

Abby Prescott, Urban Gateways

Urban Gateways presents

The story behind the new mobile app

TAP invites young people ages 13-19 to access day-of-show tickets to performance venues, theaters, and other cultural institutions across the city for just $5.

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Impact Project Highlight


Database Management

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Lyric Opera of Chicago virtual event

Rising Stars in Concert

Sponsored in part by Thierer Family Foundation

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