What is Chicago Arts Access?

Chicago Arts Access (CAᵃ) is a non profit that builds and connects audiences to art in Chicago. We bridge arts organizations, art lovers, and community with FreeTix.org and accessibility services.

FreeTix.org is for everyone.

i love art.

What's better than seeing the best art in Chicago for free?  Chicago Arts Access curates programming series throughout the year; introducting new and exciting live performances. Tickets are provided by our partners and Sustainers making it easy to go to a show. Pick, reserve and go. 

i support the arts.

With freetix.org your donation now goes farther.  An affordable monthly donation supports multiple organizations, programming, and audiences- all at the same time. 

i make art.

Freetix.org opens your work to enthusiastic, new and diverse audiences.  People become familiar with your organization and mission and return as paying ticket buyers, donors, and advocates. Interested in partnering with CAᵃ? Click here. 


HOW Does this work? 

Chicago Arts Access is funded by Sustainers whose monthly tax-deductible membership sponsors free seats and accessibility services, such as captioning and audio descriptions, for the public.  CAᵃ aims to give arts patrons an innovative and affordable way to support local artists and experience a greater variety of work throughout the city. Our vision is to  support audience engagement accessibility programming for a variety of arts organizations simultaneously. 


Sustainers believe that freetix.org is an evolution of art, community, and audience in Chicago. Together with our partners we build community through increasing engagement with art programming.  Your tax-deductible membership makes art free and it can't happen without you. Plus, Ssustainers receive advance notice of available programming and other events.

I WANT TO be a sustainer & make chicago art fREE

Give the gift of free seats and accessibility services by becoming a Sustainer now.

reservations and ticketing 

Select a show you would like to attend. Make a reservation for free.  You'll receive a receipt via e-mail within minutes to confirm your reservation.

Please arrive early to exchange reservations for tickets. If you need to cancel, please email us at info@freetix.org or text us at (312) 725-6526. 

Accessibility or seating needs? We're happy to accommodate in any way possible. Email us at info@freetix.org to notify us of your request.

READY TO donate?

Chicago Arts Access is made possible by you!
Join us today by becoming a Sustainer or with a one time donation. 
It feels good and only takes moments.