Grand Opening of Lux Dance Studio

Lux Dance Studio will be celebrating their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Thursday, January 18th from 4:30-5:00 pm. The opening celebration continues until 10:00 with dancing and a musical performance by Rosie and the Rivets. Attendees will also receive a complimentary dance lesson. Visit www.luxdancestudio.com for more information.

Water Street Studios Presents the 2018 Resident Artists Show

Water Street Studios is hosting the opening reception for its “2018 Resident Artists Show” tonight, Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6-9pm in the Dempsey Family Gallery. The show will run through February 4, 2018. Current Resident Artist include: Marcy Rogge, Mark Adams, Lisa Diesnt-Thomas, Kathie Collinson, Derek Plant & Stephen Myers, Jim Jenkins, Marty Murphy,…

“The Fine Things of Youth: Willa Cather’s Lucy Gayheart in Words and Music”

The Norris Cultural Arts Center Presents  “The Fine Things of Youth: Willa Cather’s Lucy Gayheart in Words and Music.”  on Sunday, January 14 at 3 p.m. From the NCAC:  This unique hybrid work combines elements of literature, dramatic reading, theater, history and sublime songs, performed with deep conviction by baritone Evan Bravos, actress/singer Jill Anderson and collaborative pianist Shannon…

Meet Alison Bastian!

Dear Members of the SCAC Community, It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as the first director of the St. Charles Arts Council. I have a passion for the arts and this city, so I am excited to give back to both by heading an organization that directly nurtures and supports the local arts….

“Sculpture in the Park” Call for Submissions!

The St. Charles Park District has an open call out for “Sculpture in the Park” submissions! Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to exhibit at Mt. St. Mary Park, one of our community’s greatest treasures. “Sculpture in the Park” is a joint project of the St. Charles Park Foundation and the St. Charles Park District that…

Jim Jenkins Opening Reception at Fermilab

“A Perplexity of Conundrums” by Jim Jenkins, local artist and Fermilab’s 2017 Artists-In-Residence, will be on display January 8-March 2, 2018 at Fermilab’s art gallery. An opening reception will be held this Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5-7pm. On January 21, 2018 at 2:30pm, Jim will also participate in “Dark Matters”, a collaboration between Jenkins…

Fox.Build’s Buying a Building!

Exciting News! Fox.Build – Makerspace, Coworking, Hackerspace – is buying a building in STC! The new building will significantly expand their available space to rent offices, meeting rooms; for co-working; and to expand their maker space.  The expected move in date is March 1. This is great news for St. Charles, because, as their web…

SCAC’s New Director Announced!

Alison Bastian has been hired to be the Director of the St Charles Arts Council.  Incoming Board President Peggy Sue Seehafer said, “The St Charles Arts Council is very pleased to announce the addition of Alison Bastian as our new Director. I am excited to have such a talented and knowledgeable person join us in…

Arts Partner AHC Advisors

We are pleased to announce a partnership with AHC Advisors to display the work of local artists in their offices.  The artwork will be on display on a quarterly, rotating basis.  The inaugural display features the work of Al DaValle, whose beautiful photographs in his Western Wilderness Portfolio – Palouse Spring 1 and 2 –…

Artists Announced for Winter Pop-Up Galleries

Artists whose work is appearing in the SCAC’s Juried Winter Pop-Up Art Galleries are: Kaz Ayukawa | Guy J. Bellaver | Maureen Boylan | Linda Evans | Jeremy Foy Gabriela Guganovic | Kevin Hunter | Mary Hyatt | Herb Kelly | Bob Krawczyk Kathy Kuchler | Patricia Lagger | Nancy Marshall | Barbara Mueller Chris…