It's time for SUMMER with the Imagine Foundation!! It isn't ALL about kids, but we do have fun with kids!!
Imagine's Main Camps are held Tues to Thurs from 9am to noon
Here are this summer's dates! Each week will have a variety of visual art, music and performance.
June 23-25 July 7-9 July 14-16 July 21-23 July 28-30
Imagine doesn't observe specific age groups - we plan around the ages that come.
Young Leaders in the Arts Camps - 12:30 to 2:30, Bring your lunch!
No set age guidelines! Different kids enjoy different programs. Call Imagine at 217-473-2726 to see if YOUR child would enjoy these courses.
Tuesday, July 7, 14, 21 and 28 - Musicals on Film
Participants will watch musicals from past and present. Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, West Side Story and Little Shop of Horrors.
Optional field trip to the Muni in Springfield to see West Side Story - additional $15 per person
Thursday, July 9, 16, 23, 30 - Artsy Outings - Architecture! Springfield artist Carolyn Owen Sommer will lead visits to beautiful Jacksonville architecture where participants will learn new drawing and painting techniques.
Final session field trip to Springfield - additional $10 per person
------------------------- Preschool Art Camp! Held last week of summer camp, July 28-30.
The Imagine Foundation will add a preschool hour to this summer's summer camps!
Held July 28-30 from 9am to 10am - parents welcome!
$30 per person per week or series or $10 for preschoolers.
Scholarships available thanks to the Prairieland United Way and local sponsors.
All camps held at the Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove Street.
Artsy Summer Camps DO enrich lives! Want to sponsor a child? Send your donation today!
The Imagine Foundation 859 Grove St. Jacksonville, IL 62650
Welcome to the Imagine Foundation... A home for visual, written and performing arts.
We have events for everyone!
Monthly Downtown Gallery Hop - Held on the first Friday of every month around the downtown square in Jacksonville, IL. The Imagine Foundation sponsors this opportunity for downtown businesses to open their doors to the Arts. Starts at 5pm. Free!
Rockin' Tea Party - An annual event held every September at the Director's house. Dress up to enjoy live music by Jeff Newman's Kitchen Singk, a delicious authentic English High Tea, artwork
The Imagine Art Tent - Find us at local festivals with our art activities for all ages!
We have events for adults!
Annual Exhibition of Nudes - Held in January each year, this exhibit features nudes from the discreet to the graphic, privately owned and available for purchase. Join us on January 18th, 2014, 7-10pm. Held at the Asa Talcott House. Suggested donation of $5 per person.
Dark Gypsy Jubilee - An occasional event held at the Asa Talcott House. Dancers, performers, artists, tarot cards, body painting and so much more. $5 per person.
Dining with the Arts - An occasional event for adults and older teens featuring an exhibition and gallery talk by a visiting artist. Catered by Dr. Ugs of Virginia, IL. $20 per person
We have events for young people!
Summer Camp - 5 weeks during the summer with performing and visual experiences led by actual artists, actors, writers and musicians. $30 per participant, scholarships available through the Prairieland United Way.
Kids' Art Club - DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR! Art time for young people who want to create for an hour. Stay tuned for new day and time.Suggested donation of $2
Young Leaders in the Arts DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR! - Art time and event planning for young people. Stay tuned for new day and time. Suggested donation of $2
Dining with the Arts for Kids - An occasional dress up dinner event with an art experience and a featured artist. Suggested donation of $10 per child.
Reaching out through the Arts The Imagine Foundation 859 Grove Street Jacksonville, IL 62650 217-473-2726 www.imaginearts.org Executive Director, Clare Lynd-Porter