Who We Are & Our Vision
Founded in 1999 by an act of the Mattoon City Council, the Mattoon Arts Council supports, develops, facilitates and promotes high-quality, affordable arts programs and events for people of all ages. The MAC operates out of the Tourism & Arts office in the Mattoon Depot and presents programming in the Depot's Lone Elm Room. (1718 Broadway Ave. Mattoon.)
The Mattoon Arts Council envisions a vibrant, creative community where arts activities are frequent and evident, where members of the community have opportunities to experience and engage in the arts direct and where arts activities are appreciated as an asset for the community and economic development.
As a community organization, we believe:
Donations Accepted & Appreciated!
City of Mattoon/Mattoon Arts Council
208 N. 19th St.
Mattoon, IL 61938
Appointees of the Mattoon City Council:
Hans Warner, chairman
Joyce Jackson, vice-chairman
Joy Miller, secretary
Matthew Gerard Burns
Dr. John Coin
Ex Officio Members
Angelia Burgett, Arts and Tourism Director
Julia Degler, Arts Coordinator
Dave Cox, Commissioner
Kyle Gill, City Administrator
Dean Barber, Public Works Director
The Mattoon Arts Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the tourism and arts office in the Mattoon Depot. 1718 Broadway Ave. Mattoon.