Founded in 1969 as a nonprofit, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) documents the architectural, cultural and social history of America’s theatres. Through the American Theatre Architecture Archive, and its educational programs, including publications and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres.
Located in suburban Chicago, THS prides itself on being a national organization with international membership.
THS is a member of the following organizations:
American Alliance for Museums | American Association for State and Local History | National Trust for Historic Preservation | Illinois Association of Museums | Kane/DuPage Regional Museum Association | League of Historic American Theatres