Here is to 2015! And here is what Imagine has planned through April! February 17, Family Mardi Gras Dinner Party, 5:30-7pm, Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Jacksonville. $5 per person for a buffet dinner, games and art supplies! The whole family is invited! Admission Option - Be one of the cooks for the evening! Get in touch to make arrangements. 217-473-2726.
March 5-7, Shakespeare Festival St Louis Education Tour, March 5th and 6th - School visits! March 7th, Performances will be held at Playhouse on the Square, 68 East Central Park. 1pm - Two Gentlemen of Verona - a version good for anyone old enough to be entertained for an hour long, funny performance. 4:30 - Anthony and Cleopatra - also an hourish long, but probably best for adults and young people able to sit for a more serious hour $5 per person
March 6, Downtown Gallery Hop, starts at 5pm
March 17, Young Person's St. Patrick's Day Dinner Party, 5:30-7pm, Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Jacksonville. $10 per person for a three course dinner and art activities. Admission Option - Be one of the cooks for the evening! Get in touch to make arrangements. 217-473-2726.
March 20, 7-10pm, Dark Gypsy Spring Equinox Event.Held at the Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Join musicians, live artists, an art auction, belly dancers, palm reading, tarot cards and more Join us for an event that will entertain everyone. This is an 18 and Over Only Event, $5 per person.
April 3, Downtown Gallery Hop, starts at 5pm, A Poetic Hop - Look all around for poetry!
DATE CHANGE FOR GREAT SPACE!! April ??, 6pm, Imagine's Annual Poetry Variety Show with Dr. Joseph Kozma! Join us for an evening of all kinds of poetry! Traditional Reading, Performance Poetry, Youth Performances, Poetry and Music, Poetry and Art, Poetry for 2 Voices, and more. And the GREAT SPACE is the Playhouse on the Square, 68 E. Central Park, Jacksonville.
April 22, Young Person's Earth Day Dinner, 5:30-7pm, Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Jacksonville. $10 per person for a three course dinner and art activities. Admission Option - Be one of the cooks for the evening! Get in touch to make arrangements. 217-473-2726.
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