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Calling local artists and crafters!
All local artists and crafters are invited to participate in the Mattoon Arts Council's second Holiday Arts and Handmade Crafts Sale on Nov. 22. For more information on how to request booth space, click here.
Strips for Striking Quilts Workshop
Sign up now for our Strips for Striking Quilts workshop! Sat., Feb. 21, in the Lone Elm Room at the Mattoon Depot. For more information click here.
Common Grounds Art Exhibit - Artwork by Trison Moss of Mattoon is on display at Common Grounds through November. Click here to be taken to the exhibits page for more information on the artwork and how you can display!
NOTICE: The next monthly Mattoon Arts Council meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Mattoon Tourism & Arts Office, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938.
1960s art and music to be highlighted
Original artwork created by Mattoon high school and middle school students will be on display on Nov. 13 as part of an event that examines artistic influences of the 1960s. The public is invited to view the artwork and meet the student artists during a reception at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Lone Elm Room at the Mattoon Depot.
Following the reception, two Eastern Illinois University faculty members will present “Reflections on ‘60s Music,” a program including audio and film clips from the era, at 7 p.m. More information about this fantastic evening is available here.
Guitar Geography Class to be offered
If you love hearing and playing guitar, don't miss this GREAT event on Saturday, Nov. 15. Rev. Robert will perform an hour concert and talk, and then you can stay and take one, two or three workshops with him! All events will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the newly rennovated Mattoon Depot. Mattoon Arts Council is proud to co-sponsor this event! Click here for more information.
'Cabin Fever' quilt show
Mattoon Arts Council and Lori's Pins 'n' Needles in Paris, IL, are sponsoring a "Cabin Fever" quilt show in January and February. Click here to find out how
to enter your handiwork!
Check out our 2013-2014 Highlights to see what MAC has been up to and what the plans are for the coming months!