Direct from NYC: Peoria hosts major exhibit of Whitney photography collection

Direct from NYC: Peoria hosts major exhibit of Whitney photography collection
Chicago is about to launch a major retrospective of Andy Warhol’s groundbreaking work at the Art Institute — but for the next...

Street art played big in Peoria

Street art played big in Peoria
Peoria has put a lot of effort into revitalizing its historic Warehouse District, and on Saturday much of the city's arts community...

Second Big Picture Film Festival to bring global cinema to the...

Big Picture Film Festival
Peoria's second annual Big Picture Film Festival is a two-day event that celebrates local, national, and international filmmakers of all ages. The...

Photos: Laura Lein-Svencner’s collage art @ CAC Peoria

Photos: Laura Lein-Svencner's collage art @ CAC Peoria
Everyone has happy memories of working on collage projects at school, or helping their own kids assemble their projects Some of us...

Oktoberfest season starts this weekend

Oktoberfest season starts this weekend
Despite its name, the actual Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend in Bavaria, and so do the local versions of the world's largest...

Ignite Peoria is almost here – check out the schedule

Ignite Peoria
Arts Partners of Central Illinois is pulling out all stops for their main annual event, with 100 artist and maker booths, 28...

Photos: Twenty Dirty Hands @ CAC Peoria

Photos: Pottery by Twenty Dirty Hands @ CAC Peoria
What do you get when you have 10 artists sculpting with clay? Twenty dirty hands, of course! Also,...

Not your daddy’s LEGOs: The surprising ‘Art of the Brick’

You could be forgiven for suspecting that a ticketed traveling exhibition described as "the World's Most Elaborate Display of LEGO® Art" is...

These are the four Dressbarn stores where you can still shop...

A Dressbarn strip mall location. Credit: Mike Mozart, CC BY-NC 2.0
Shopping at a going-out-of-business sale can be a melancholy affair, especially if you wait too long and the shelves are going bare...

Giant sculpture swap: ‘American Gothic’ Peoria-bound as ‘Abe’ comes home to...

Giant sculpture swap - 'American Gothic' Peoria-bound as 'Abe' comes home to Springfield
For nearly two years, visitors to the Peoria Riverfront Museum have been greeted — and most likely, surprised — by a supersized...