December 3 and 17, Kids' Art Club, 5-6pm Held at the Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove Street. Suggested donation of $2 per child.
December 4th, Downtown Gallery Hop! Time to get busy with your Holiday Shopping! A fun and free event for EVERYONE!! Just wander around downtown, eat free food, see fun art, maybe hear some music or see a performance... Great for ALL ages!
December 8th, Live Model Night, 7-9pm, 2nd Tuesday of every month. The December model is Deea Meek! IN HER ROLLER DERBY GEAR!!
Hosted by Imagine Foundation Intern, Charles Ruble. Held at the Soap Co. Coffee House, 66 South Central Park. Suggested donation of $5 per person to pay the model!
What's coming up later?
January 16, 2016 - Imagine's Annual Exhibition of Nudes! 7-10pm Held at the Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Jacksonville, IL. $5 per person, 18 years old and over only! We welcome submissions of all sorts of nudes. Entries can be for sale or exhibited private collection. Contact Clare Lynd-Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
February 2016 - Music Night at the Playhouse on the Square. We don't have a date yet, but we have a band - Mathias and the Pirates from St. Louis. Picture in your mind... the usual band scene... people nodding heads, tapping feet and dancing... BUT THIS TIME the people are all ages for the first set and then teen and adults for the second set! Kids dancing, adults bopping - all ages, lots of fun.
March 2, 3 and 4, 2016 - The Shakespeare Festival St Louis Education Tour comes back! For the third time, the Imagine Foundation is bringing great theater to area schools and for a community show.
April 21, 2016 - The 7th Annual Poetry Variety Show. Held at the Playhouse on the Square. This year's show will have International flavor! For more info, contact Clare Lynd-Porter at the Imagine Foundation via Facebook, email@example.com, 217-473-2726 OR visit us at www.imaginearts.org
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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