High Concept Laboratories is an arts service organization dedicated to supporting working artists and engaging the Chicago community with arts and culture. Partnering with artists at every step of the creative process, HCL offers high-quality custom support services including administrative assistance, audience development, production support and space use. HCL also curates and hosts artist showcases, presents special community events, and facilitates educational arts partnerships. With a vibrant cycle of programs and process-support, High Concept Laboratories grows community alongside culture and
Our mission is to collaborate with Chicago-area artists and performers to foster the creation and development of new works. As a producing partner, we provide space, resources, capacity-building, networking opportunities, and administrative support to projects of merit – supporting every step of the creative process from experimentation and development through presentation and performance.
We also curate classes, screenings, charlas, and other events for the community.