Support Student Artists and Creativity

Support Student Artists!  Fund their education in the visual or performing arts.  Purchase a piece of their artwork.  Attend one of their performances.  Take them to a gallery or a show.  We encourage you to help them explore their creativity, their talent, and their interest in the arts. There is so much literature out there…

Student Art Gallery Show Opens This Saturday

The St Charles Arts Council invites everyone to their 5th Annual Student Art Gallery Show.  The Opening Reception is on Saturday, March 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.  Food and drink will be served. The gallery is located at 7 South Second Avenue (EAST of the Fox River) in St. Charles, Illinois.  The Student Art…

FVCB Winter Concert – March 5

The Fox Valley Concert Band has a concert coming up this weekend.  Their AMERICAN CLASSICS (Winter Concert) is March 5 at the Norris Cultural Arts Center.  Admission is Free. And don’t forget to mark your calendar for their OUTDOOR LIFE (Spring Concert) on May 7.  Also Free and at the NCAC.      


NEW!  CALL FOR ARTISTS (The entire text of the CALL can be found on the Call For Artists page of our site.) SUBMISSIONS DUE ON MARCH 24 AT MIDNIGHT The SCAC announces the Grand Opening of The Loft and The Street Galleries in Pheasant Run Resort’s Bourbon Street area.  Artists are invited to submit their…

Call For Artists (Outdoor Sculpture)

Call for Artists is out now for Outdoor Sculptures at Geneva Commons. Click on the below links for the full Call and for Architect’s Concept Renderings. Call for Proposals Architect’s Concept Renderings (Note the architect’s use of St. Charles’ Fox Cycle by artist Francis Joseph Gagnepain, as an example of Public Art.)

A Gallery of Nature’s 2017 Show Schedule

The 2017 lineup for Cultural Connection’s Gallery of Nature at Wasco Nursery and Garden Center is out! Great shows – the first of which is just underway, with a Program and Q & A coming up on Saturday, February 18. Art and Nature in beautiful harmony.  

Call For Student/Emerging, Visual/Video Artists

NEW!  CALL FOR STUDENT AND EMERGING ARTISTS VISUAL AND VIDEO ARTWORK (The entire text of the CALL can be found on the Call For Artists and Pop-Up Arts pages of our site.) We will be opening a pop-up gallery featuring the work of Student/Emerging Visual and Video Artists, that will run from Saturday, March 11…

About Bruce Starrenburg and Lightbox

Bruce Starrenburg is an Artist Member of the SCAC.  He’s a photographer and the owner and operator of Lightbox, a certified studio for digital fine art printing. His services include printing, scanning, art reproduction and framing.  Check out  Check out Bruce’s bio: LBX_BIO_2017.  And check out a sample of his photographs from his Route…

“Holiday Cheer” from Casely and the Jank

Jank Guitar and Scott Corbin call St. Charles home. That means that we get a special preview of Holiday Cheer, the beautiful seasonal Video/Song by Casely and the Jank.  ENJOY this beautiful work of art!

Introducing the Gratitude Project

Dr. C. Alfred Patten (who, along with his wife Maurine are city treasures) announces the creation of the Gratitude Project, whose purpose is to express the community’s gratitude, through the medium of public art, to the volunteers and leaders who have given so much of themselves to and for the city of St. Charles. Al…