Our Mission and Programs
Asian Improv aRts Midwest's mission is to build a vital, self-empowered Asian American community in the Chicago area by advancing the understanding and profile of Asian and Asian American cultures through the traditional and contemporary cultural arts. AIRMW is dedicated to creating productive relationships with artists, community and institutions in order to produce high quality arts programs that accurately reflect the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic reality of Chicago and the nation.
Asian Improv aRts Midwest (AIRMW) programs and activities include:
- The JASC Tsukasa Taiko Legacy arts residency program, produced in partnership with the Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago: taikolegacy.com / tsukasataiko.com
- Toyoaki Shamisen : toyoaki.org
- The Annual Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival: aajazz.org
- Providing technical assistance to other arts and community-based organizations
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Support from our community makes up an important part of our efforts to
produce high-quality arts presentations, continue our educational efforts
and raising the awareness of the Asian American experience on an
international level. Your contributions are very meaningful and help us to
continue our work!
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Asian Improv aRts Midwest. Contributions can be made on-line on this website or checks can be mailed to AIRMW/JASC Tsukasa Taiko, 4427 N Clark St, Chicago 60640. Checks should be made payable to AIRMW, a 501(c)3 organization.
We would like to thank the Illinois Arts Council, the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, the Alphawood Foundation and The Joyce Foundation for their support of AIRMW.