Alphawood Foundation is a Chicago-based, grant-making private foundation working for an equitable, just, and humane society. Each year we award grants to organizations, primarily in the areas of advocacy, architecture and preservation, the arts and arts education, promotion and protection of the rights of LGBT persons and people living with HIV/AIDS, and other human and civil rights.

Our funding is by invitation only.  We do not accept uninvited applications for funding.  We regret that we cannot acknowledge or return unsolicited materials that we receive.


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Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official U.S. entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, will be on view for the first time in the United States at Wrightwood 659. Devoted to exploring the notion of citizenship today and the potential role of architecture and design in creating spaces for it, Dimensions of Citizenship comprises seven unique installations, each created by a transdisciplinary team of architects and designers.

Dimensions of Citizenship is presented in Chicago at Wrightwood 659 by the Alphawood Foundation in collaboration with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The University of Chicago.

This exhibition is open through April 27, 2019

For more information and to reserve tickets visit https://wrightwood659.org/exhibitions/dimensions-of-citizenship/

To view the opening night events visit https://vimeo.com/322886688/cb83791e27