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Cocktails and colors: DAAC mixes art and alcohol for hands-on good time

Art appreciation is a hands-on and "spirited" affair in downtown Decatur from October through January. Students are...

Photos: Matsuri 2019

Being home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) gives these sister cities a high proportion of foreign-born residents that you...

Yes, there was art at the State Fair

Debbie and John Wiles of GourDesigns took home first place in the craft division at the Professional Artisans Exhibition at the 2019...

Two good reasons to head to Amish Country this holiday weekend

Sure your Labor Day weekend agenda is already packed with backyard gatherings, blowout sales advertised on TV by some carnival barker, and...

Remember your pet in style – with a pastel portrait by Mandy Roeing

Walking by Mandy Roeing's booth at Normal's Sugar Creek Arts Festival earlier this summer, it was hard to ignore the stunning beach...

Murder mystery, holiday mayhem on tap for Decatur’s Theatre 7 this season

Two big productions are in the works for Theatre 7, a Decatur-based non-profit community theater group that welcomes everyone interesting in putting...

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New artwork for Champaign’s M2 lobby to be unveiled Friday

A celestial artwork by Champaign-Urbana painter Jess Beyler will be on view in the lobby of one of the area's most prestigious...

A new Central Illinois destination: Urbana’s art fair makes a big splash

Early Saturday afternoon, the booth Lydia Puddicombe shared with two other artists at the Crystal Lake Park Art Fair was so packed...

Here are some of the CI artists you’ll find at Urbana’s Crystal Lake Art Fair on Aug. 3

More than 30 Central Illinois artists have been selected to present and sell their works at the inaugural Crystal Lake Park Art...

Photos: Twenty Dirty Hands @ CAC Peoria

What do you get when you have 10 artists sculpting with clay? Twenty dirty hands, of course! Also,...

This photo series boosts mental health awareness in the black community

Nika Lucks (pictured below), a photographer based in Champaign, is working on a photo series titled Caution! M.I.A.

Gallery: CUDO Post-It Show @ Analog

The Champaign-Urbana Design Organization (CUDO) invited 10 area artists and designers to make art out of Post-It notes.

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