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Educate culturally and artistically diverse students of all ages.
Provide opportunities for viewers and artists through culturally and artistically diverse exhibitions.
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Enrich the community through new, and innovative, cultural events.
This winter, the Contemporary Art Center (CAC) will offer classes in Salsa Dancing and a Hip Hop workshop. The classes are held on the 2nd floor of the facility in the Preston Jackson Gallery. Students may registerover the phone with credit card or…Read More »
Winter Art Classes 2019 Sign up today over the phone with Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card or come in during business hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 11- 5:00 and pay with credit card, cash or check. Contact: William Butler, 309- 674- 6822 or…Read More »
This summer, the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria will offer art classes in drawing and painting. Visit www.peoriacac.org and choose ‘Education’ to learn more about these classes. No prior art making experience is required.…Read More »
SALSA DANCE CLASSESTuesdays, May 2-30Registration deadline: April 25Â $35 members, $45 nonmembers(Fees listed per person, per class)Minimum students 6, Max. 16Ages: 18 & upIntroductory SalsaTime: 6:30-7:25 pm(five 50 minute sessions)Introduction…Read More »
SPRING ART CLASSES 2017Figure Drawing / Open StudioÂ Tuesdays, April 11-May 30Time: 7:30-9:00pm(eight 2-hour sessions) Ages 18 & upminimum students: 4, maximum: 10Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â CAC member: $55, non-member: $65Registration deadline: April…Read More »
Starting in February, the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria will offer dance lessons in Salsa and Tango.On five Tuesday evenings, starting February 21, Ed and Bev Caballero will teach two Salsa dance classes back to back. Beginners learn the basic…Read More »
Sign up today over the phone with Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card or come in during business hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5:00 and pay with credit card, cash or check.William Butler, 309-674-6822 or firstname.lastname@example.org All classes are listed under…Read More »
Wednesdays, May 4 - June 1, 2016Registration deadline: April 27 Â $35 members, $45 nonmembers (Fees listed per person, per class)Minimum students 4, Max. 16Ages: 18 & upIntroductory SalsaTime: 6:30-7:25 pm (five 50 minute sessions)Introduction…Read More »
Figure Drawing / Open Studio Tuesdays, April 12-May 31, 7:00-9:00 pm (eight 2-hour sessions)Ages 18 & upMinimum students 4, Max 10Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â CAC Member: $55, Non-Member: $65Registration deadline: April 5Artists are invited to draw or…Read More »
Figure Drawing / Open Studio Tuesdays, January 19-March 15 (no class on 2-23-15)Time: 7:00-9:00 pmÂ (eight 2-hour sessions) Ages 18 & upRegistration deadline: January 12Minimum students 4, Max 10Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â CAC Member: $55, Non-Member:…Read More »
Salsa Dance ClassesBrush up on your club dancing and move to the beat of a fusion of traditional African and Cuban and other Latin-American rhythms. Students will learn dance moves influenced by many dances such as Mambo, Cha Cha, and Guaracha.…Read More »
Figure Drawing / Open Studio Tuesdays, April 14-June 2Time: 7:00-9:00 pm (eight 2-hour sessions) Ages 18 & upRegistration deadline: April 7Minimum students 4, Max 10 CAC Member: $55, Non-Member: $65Draw or paint the figure from a live clothed or…Read More »
The Contemporary Art Center is proud to exhibit the outstanding work of area high schools. Over twenty area high schools are invited to participate each year. Students enrolled in area high schools as well as students of high school age may submit…Read More »
A Small Wonder Gift ShopNovember 8-December 19, 2014 Gallery 3RÂ A small wonder means small work from local artists and that means work priced for holiday gifts! Gallery 3R is turned into a gift shop for small works of art. Just like a gift shop,…Read More »
The artist Matthew Shultz that was to to exhibit at the Contemporary Art Center in Gallery 3R September 13-October 24, 2014 is now unable to exhibit. In his stead, the center will have a diverse display of work by the resident artists. Preston…Read More »