Thanks to all who attended the OPAAC Annual Meeting Tuesday night at Pleasant Home. CONGRATULATIONS to all of the 29 ArtsFunds grant recipients! SPECIAL CONGRATS to the Community Bank of OP&RF Best in Class recipients who were honored for the Best in Resilience, Reinvention, and Wonder!

Congratulations to the following organizations:
16th Street Theater
Chicago a cappella
Chicago West Community Music Center
ChoreoSpace
Dominican University Performing Arts Center
Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park
Expressions Graphics
Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Handel Week
Heritage Chorale
Housing Forward
Illinois Storytelling Inc.
Madison Street Theatre
Michael Teolis Singers
MOMENTA Performing Arts Center
Oak Park Art League
Oak Park Concert Chorale
Oak Park Education Foundation/Art Start
Oak Park Festival Theatre
Open Door Repertory Company
The Oriana Singers
Pleasant Home Foundation
Pro Musica Youth Chorus
Senior Citizen’s Center of Oak Park & River Forest
Steckman Studio of Music
Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest
Tango 21 Dance Theater
Winifred Haun & Dancers
Wonder Works, a Children’s Museum in Oak Park
The recipients of the prestigious
Community Bank of Oak Park & River Forest, Best in Class awards
were also announced. The winners are:
Momenta, Illinois Storytelling, & 16th Street Theater.
MOMENTA, Illinois Storytelling and 16th Street Theater.
Each organization received a $1,000 award from Community Bank of OP&RF. The organizations were selected by the OPAAC grant review panel & saluted for their extraordinary work as
Hidden Gems: Inclusion Across Boundaries.