Asian Improv aRts Midwest's mission is to build a vital, self-empowered Asian American community in the Chicago area by advancing the understanding and profile of Asian and Asian American cultures through the traditional and contemporary cultural arts. AIRMW is dedicated to creating productive relationships with artists, community and institutions in order to produce high quality arts programs that accurately reflect the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic reality of Chicago and the nation.
Asian Improv aRts Midwest (AIRMW) programs and activities include:
* Tsukasa Taiko Legacy arts residency program produced in partnership with the Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago: taikolegacy.com / tsukasataiko.com
* Toyoaki Shamisen : toyoaki.org
* The Annual Chicago Asian American Jazz Festival: aajazz.org
* Providing technical assistance to other arts and community-based organizations