CALL FOR ARTISTS – 6th Annual Student Art Gallery

The CALL FOR ARTISTS for the SCAC’s 6th Annual Student Pop-Up Art Gallery, featuring the work of Student Visual and Video Artists, is out NOW! The gallery will run from Saturday, April 21 through Saturday, May 5, opening with the Artist Reception on Friday, April 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Student Art Gallery…

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….

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…

We’re Hiring!

The SCAC is seeking an individual to become the organization’s first-ever Director.  This part-time position is currently structured to be filled by an Independent Contractor.  Experience in sales and marketing are required.  A passion for the mission is required.  Expertise in social media platforms is preferred.  Experience in the arts is preferred.  Experience as a…

CALL FOR ARTISTS – Winter Pop-Up Gallery

The Call for Artists is out NOW for the Winter Pop-Up Art Gallery in The Loft and The Street Galleries at Pheasant Run.  Artists are invited to submit their work for jurying for this show. The Winter Galleries will be open from Saturday, November 18, 2017 through Saturday, January 20, 2018. Entries for the gallery…

Benefit Concert Featuring the Henhouse Prowlers

The St. Charles Rotary Club and River Corridor Foundation are sponsoring a Benefit Concert, featuring The Henhouse Prowlers. The “Prowlers” are an AWESOME bluegrass group, and they are wonderful in concert – even if you don’t think of yourself as a bluegrass fan. Benefit Concert, Silent Auction, Great Music – You Should Go! November 4th…

Water Street Studios’ Project Fusion Fundraiser

Tickets and Masks are now on Sale for Water Street Studios’ Project Fusion: The Big Reveal Fundraiser coming up on November 11 at 6 p.m. at WSS, 160 S. Water Street. At the Big Reveal party, patrons who commissioned pieces from artists in April at the Project Fusion | Artist + Patron event get to…