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Lebovitz-Lively Arts Scholarship applications are now accepted
Applications for the Lebovitz-Lively Arts Scholarship are now available from the Mattoon Area Community Foundation. Beginning this year the community foundation will be utilizing an online application process. The scholarship is open to all Mattoon High School graduating seniors and graduates who will be seeking a degree in the visual or performing arts. For more information, click here.
Common Grounds Art Exhibit
Artwork by Williams Elementary School art students is on display at Common Grounds through March. Click here to be taken to the exhibits page for more information on the artwork and how you can display!
Have an idea for an arts program?
NOTICE: The next Mattoon Arts Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. March 4 at the Mattoon Tourism & Arts Office, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938.
Theater on Broadway
The Charleston Alley Theatre is coming to the Mattoon Depot! Saturday, March 21, through Monday, March 23, CAT will perform The Lion in Winter in the Lone Elm Room. The performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on March 21 and 23 and at 2 p.m. on March 22. Reservations can be made by calling 217-345-2287. For more information click here.
Entries accepted for Town and Country Art Show
The Charleston Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring the annual Town & Country Art Show at the Mattoon Depot on April 10, 11 & 12. The Mattoon Arts Council is proud to host this art show for the first time in the Lone Elm Room. Entries are now accepted. Click here for more details.
Calling all artists: Reserve a booth now for the 2015 Artworks!
Mattoon Arts Council's annual daylong arts festival is planned forJune 13 in Midtown Mattoon! Artists, sign up now to reserve a booth to display and sell your work, give artist demonstrations or provide a hands-on activity. Registration is accepted now and the vendor form can be accessed here.
Tune in for Mattoon: This is Our Story on WEIU-TV
Tune in at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, on WEIU-TV for Mattoon: This is Our Story! Learn more about the history of the Mattoon Arts Council and many other stories about our city.
Check out our 2014-2015 Highlights to see what MAC has been up to and what the plans are for the coming months!