Chicago's Premier Magazine for Culture & the Performing Arts


Target a unique niche-based audience of Chicago area readers with an distinct love for arts and culture.

Follow us on Facebook Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. Find us on Pinterest and Tumblr and check out our behind-the-scenes blog to see what's in the works for the next issue!

Read Us Online

Stay abreast of Chicago's ever changing arts landscape with online news and views in the city's vibrant cultural scene.

Read Us In Print

Cover to cover arts and culture. Read back issues of Clef Notes Chicagoland Journal for the Arts here.

About Us 

Chicago's only magazine that offers cover to cover arts and culture!

A city with as vast and vibrant a cultural scene as Chicago deserves a magazine that's equally vibrant and inspires interest in and knowledge of Chicago's cultural life from cover to cover with every issue. Clef Notes Chicagoland Journal of the Arts serves as the city's premier magazine for coverage of arts in Chicago and the Chicagoland area. Clef Notes offers insightful feature articles on music, art, theater ...


Stay in the know with Chicago's vibrant arts and culture scene with a subscription to the area's leading magazine for culture and the performing arts.

Inside the Winter 2017 Issue!

The Winter 2017 Issue of

Clef Notes Journal