We had great time with friends at Holt's and our        Bar Night for the Arts Spring Fundraiser!!

Thanks so much to all who volunteered, donated, attended and to these wonderful sponsors:

Holt's Park Ridge, Allegro Music, Allstate Arena, Anthony Valentino Salon, dBlythdesign, Elements on Northwest Hwy, Fly Girl Dance Studio, Park Ridge Civic Orchestra, Wally's Restaurant, Yvonne Estelle's, and Wine Styles.

Please consider patronizing these establishments who have helped us continue to be able to provide grants and scholarships for the arts in Park Ridge.

NEW!!   Senior Fine Arts Showcase and Reception

Saturday, May 6th from 2-4 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
418 W. Touhy

All donations will support our Youth Summer Arts Camp Scholarships

Park Ridge has many fine college-bound artists.  Come see and hear what community support for the arts means for our young people! 

For more information contact
Sonja Dziedzic 847-347-7626 or Carla Skiba 847-917-0687 

Arts for the Homebound

 We are partnering with local Park Ridge artists and the Center for Concern to bring the arts to their clients who are homebound.  You can support this new program in our community through a donation and receive a lovely set of Artists in Park Ridge History notecards to use for notes to your friends near and far, showing them the rich artistic heritage of the place you call home!


Creating a dynamic arts community...

Who are we? 

The Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council (PRCAC) has worked toward the active enrichment, promotion and financial support of the performing, visual, and literary arts in the Park Ridge community since 1997.  We do this by providing grants and scholarships, sponsoring events, and promoting connections and collaborations between arts organizations.  To date, PRCAC has provided over $100,000 in grants and scholarships in Park Ridge.  (Click here for history.)

Who do we serve?

PRCAC supports Park Ridge arts organizations such as: Park Ridge Mural Restoration Committee, Park Ridge Chorale, Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra (St. Luke’s Lutheran Church), Park Ridge Art League, Kalo Foundation, District 64 Schools, St. Paul of the Cross, Mary Seat of Wisdom, St. Andrews, Maine South and Maine East High Schools, and others. 

Our grant programs 






Create a thriving Arts Community in which arts organizations and artists have funding and support to:

  • Establish a vibrant arts community in Park Ridge 
  • Easily apply for grants to help fund their ideas
  • Collaborate and network with one another
  • Build on the rich cultural history of Park Ridge while envisioning the future

Contact Us:  info@parkridgearts.org


  • Diddy Blyth, President
  • Jerry Kenney, Treasurer
  • Sonja Dziedzic, Secretary


720 Garden Street, Park Ridge, IL 60068    

Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council is supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council is supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.